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News, Articles, Tips and Advice from the Experts: Looking for trends, answers or best practices in Conference, Events, Production and Transportation? Find them all here! 


Keeping Event Data Safe

Virtual or In-Person Events KEEPING COMPANY DATA SAFE & SECURE Virtual or In-Person Events KEEPING COMPANY DATA SAFE & SECURE Keeping Event Data Safe Whether an event is entirely digital, entirely in-person, or a mix [...]

June 15th, 2021|Categories: Event Services|

metroConnections Welcomes Two New Board Members

Employee-owned virtual, hybrid & live conference & event company will add experienced leadership to guide ESOP MINNEAPOLIS (May 26, 2021) – metroConnections is honored to welcome two accomplished industry veterans–Jon P. Otterstatter and Trent L. Walden–that will help to guide the 100% employee-owned company in 2021 and beyond. As a component of the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that metroConnections [...]

May 26th, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

Outdoor Events Reconnect Teams

Bring the Team Back Together With Outdoor Events Supported By metroConnections Bring the Team Back Together With Outdoor Events Supported By metroConnections As the news about vaccination rates and COVID-19 continues to trend in positive directions, many companies [...]

May 20th, 2021|Categories: Event Services|

Soundstage Studio: Event Staging

Staging Virtual Events Using In-House Soundstage Studios Learn the keys to elevating your virtual events Staging Events at the metroConnections In-House Soundstage Studios It’s not difficult to see why virtual meetings and events became the standard last [...]

May 12th, 2021|Categories: Event Services|

Building a Virtual Awards Ceremony

DELIVERING A SEAMLESS VIRTUAL AWARDS SHOW Recognize your employees virtually BUILDING A VIRTUAL AWARDS CEREMONY It’s a long-standing, time-honored method of rewarding top-tier talent, including in the corporate world: Awards ceremonies. These ceremonies serve two important purposes: Recognizing above-and-beyond efforts from employees, and motivating employees to reach those heights. In order to [...]

March 16th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

Pandemic Pivot

PANDEMIC PIVOT Building Better Virtual Experiences metroConnections: Building Better Virtual Experiences As we are all immensely aware, the pandemic threw a wrench into the way we all go about our daily lives.  At metroConnections, that hit home.  Prior to the pandemic our business was growing fast.  We were producing large scale in-person [...]

March 4th, 2021|Categories: Virtual Meetings|

Moving User Conferences Online

2021: USER CONFERENCES IN A VIRTUAL WORLD Now is the time to re-engage your users: virtually. MOVING USER CONFERENCES ONLINE For software companies, real-world user conferences are crucial to connect users with your products.  They are the annual moment to educate your customers and prospective customers about new features and how your [...]

February 10th, 2021|Categories: Virtual Meetings|

Local Restaurant Support During COVID-19

SUPPORTING LOCAL DURING THE PANDEMIC The Mason Jar Restaurant Feeds 60+ Techs SUPPORTING A FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT IN COVID-19 When metroConnections had to feed lunch to over 60 technicians hired to help produce a large virtual conference for one of our financial services clients, we had to come up with a plan.  [...]

December 13th, 2020|Categories: Community|

Keys to a Successful Virtual Sales Meeting

YOUR VIRTUAL SALES MEETING DONE RIGHT Keys to a Successful Virtual Sales Meeting KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL SALES MEETING Sales and leadership meetings don’t cooperate with timetables produced by pandemics. The fiscal year will start whether or not the pandemic has been controlled. The good news is sales meetings can be [...]

December 9th, 2020|Categories: Virtual Meetings|

metroConnections Becomes 100% Employee Owned

Nationwide strategic conference, event, stage production and transportation provider forms ESOP MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 29, 2020) – metroConnections leadership is proud to share that the company has formed an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) as of January 1, 2020, and in doing so, has made every metroConnections employee a critical business stakeholder. The ownership transition is a further commitment to metro’s [...]

January 29th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

We Add Wow

Since 1984, metroConnections has provided complete conference, event, stage production and transportation services for meeting and event planners nationwide. The award-winning company operates from its headquarters in Minneapolis, MN and produces thousands of programs per year. The metroConnections team uses its expertise and resources to specialize in the design and implementation of themed events, stage productions, transportation, tours and conference program logistics and meetings. metroConnections also offers audio/visual and production services and is the creator of Attend-eSource®, a web-based solution that includes elements such as online registration and custom-built event websites. Contact us today to engage, inspire and move your group!
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