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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! 


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|

Brand Experience Begins with the First Touch

Your conference or event experience starts long before attendees physically enter the venue. Registration is the first impression audiences will have of your brand when considering attending your conference or event – so you want to be sure you’re hooking them right away and making it a seamless experience. There are many opportunities – like the event website, registration tool [...]

January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Conference Services|

Customized Event Outsourcing

Focus on What Matters: Your Unique Event While attendee management is extremely important – you can’t have a meeting or event without attendees! – focusing on it can create a lot of noise. Meeting planners and company leaders don’t need to be spending their days answering questions about dress code and talking with the hotel about one-off extension requests. Outsourcing [...]

December 17th, 2019|Categories: Event Services|

Save Resources: Outsource Attendee Management

What Resources Can You Save by Outsourcing Attendee Management? When your business or organization is hosting a major event, there are so many cooks in the kitchen that you often don’t have an accurate count of who all is pitching in and how much time each employee is devoting to the pre-event planning, onsite logistics and post-event wrap-up. If you [...]

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Conference Services|

Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage With strategy, integrated branding and creative design metroConnections is a trusted one-stop-shop solution for our clients.  We go the extra mile to truly understand your business, and your marketing goals and objectives. We go beyond our capabilities and service offerings of conferences, events, production and transportation to ensure every event integrates your branding flawlessly in every [...]

October 25th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Fall, private|

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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