CONNECTIONS FALL 2019

IN THIS NEWSLETTER ISSUE
  • Setting the Stage
  • X Games Hat Trick
  • Executing Brand Promise
  • Standing Together: MNUFC + Allina
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Newsletter 2019 Summer

This winter we focus on: Pentair Global Leadership Meeting, Revolutionary Destination: Incentive Trip, Touch Screen Tables and metroConnections Celebrates 35 Years!

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  • Pentair Global Leadership Meeting

Pentair Global Leadership Meeting

Service with a Smile: Going the Extra Mile Our brand promise is exceptional service metroConnections’ strongest competitive advantage and unique value in the marketplace is our prominent level of personalized service and commitment to each [...]

  • Revolutionary Destination: Incentive Trip

Revolutionary Destination: Incentive Trip

A Revolutionary Destination for An Incentive Trip metro's service results in a successful urban experience Warm climate. Sandy beaches. Scenic golf courses. Put these all together and you have a highly desirable location for a [...]

  • Touch Screen Tables

Touch Screen Tables

Touch Screen Tables Get Attendees What They Need Quickly+Visually! Our first touch screen table was created when a client wanted a digital brochure solution to avoid printing and shipping hard copy brochures that would inevitably [...]

  • Celebrating 35 Years

Celebrating 35 Years

metroConnections Celebrates 35 Years! This spring we celebrated 35 years in the conference, event, stage production and transportation provider business. We’ve grown from humble beginnings when metro was founded in 1984 to handle bus charters [...]

Newsletter 2018 Winter

This winter we focus on: A Big Branding & Production Win at U.S. Bank Stadium, A Clear Vision for Eye Care Leaders in Orlando, Furniture That’s In Stock and Ready to Rock, and Captivating with On-Screen Content.

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  • metroConnections Winter News Minnesota Sports Awards

Big Win at U.S. Bank Stadium

A Big Branding & Production Win at U.S. Bank Stadium The second annual Minnesota Sports Awards bested its impressive first year with a bigger venue and powerful branding that exuded statewide sports pride. metroConnections' Production [...]

  • metroConnections Winter News Eye Care Leaders

Eye Care Leaders Summit in Orlando

A Clear Vision for Eye Care Leaders in Orlando, FL Eye Care Leaders, an expert in ophthalmology-specific electronic health records and practice management systems, wanted their inaugural ONE User Summit to reflect the brand’s top-notch [...]

  • metroConnections Winter News Furniture Rental for Events

Event Furniture In Stock, Ready to Rock

Furniture That's In Stock and Ready to Rock From fabulous looks to high functionality, our huge inventory of furniture and functional pieces has you covered. Meeting Musts Branded registration desks Customizable furniture Double-sided kiosks [...]

  • metroConnections Winter News Captivating Content

Captivate Audiences with On-Screen Content

Captivate with On-Screen Content Increase interactions by upgrading your on-screen content. It’s easy with the creativity and expertise of our content and video team. They'll help you captivate audiences with the latest on-screen trends, including: [...]

Newsletter 2018 Summer

Join us here for Geotab Fully Branded At Every Turn, Leading the Way: Beautycounter Leadership Summit, Reimagined & Rejuvenated: Target Center 2.0, and Camp Wannagiveback S’more fun for everyone!

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Fully Branded At Every Turn

Fully Branded At Every Turn When Geotab, a Toronto-based telematics company, decided to host their annual CONNECT Conference in their own hometown, they knew it was time to level up. They wanted an impressive experience for [...]

  • Beautycounter Leadership Summit

Beautycounter Leadership Summit

Leading the Way: Beautycounter Leadership Summit Beautycounter is a direct-retail cosmetics and beauty brand that creates and sells safer, high-performing skin care and color cosmetic products. At this year’s Leadership Summit—the company’s flagship conference— consultants were [...]

  • Reimagined & Rejuvenated: Target Center 2.0

Target Center 2.0

Reimagined & Rejuvenated: Target Center 2.0 Target Center, one of the premier entertainment venues in the upper Midwest, recently completed a major renovation totaling $145 million. This full-scale project encompassed infrastructural improvements, guest experience enhancements [...]

  • Camp Wannagiveback, 2018 Summer Newsletter

Camp Wannagiveback

Camp Wannagiveback S'more fun for everyone At our signature team-building/CSR activity, Camp Wannagiveback, “campers” are divided into teams and put into a camping scenario where they work together to set-up camp, design a team campground [...]

Newsletter 2018 Spring

Join us here for A Big Win for First-Ever Minnesota Sports Awards, Photo Ops and Promo Stops : 45th Annual Twin Cities Auto Show to Super Bowl LII, Next-Gen Check-In: On-Demand Badge Printing, and Skillfully Tackling Super Bowl LII.

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  • Spring 2018 Connections Phenomenal Kick Off

A Big Win: MN Sports Awards

A Big Win for First-Ever Minnesota Sports Awards A sold-out crowd packed the newly renovated Target Center to celebrate the best moments in Minnesota sports at the first annual Minnesota Sports Awards. Fox Sports North’s [...]

  • Spring 2018 Connections Photo Ops

Super Bowl LII: Photo Ops, Promo Stops

Photo Ops and Promo Stops From the 45th Annual Twin Cities Auto Show to Super Bowl LII, selfie-culture is driving a big boost in creative promotions and photo opportunities with eye-catching custom builds. Regardless of [...]

On-Demand Badge Printing

Next-Gen Check-In: On-Demand Badge Printing Technology is revolutionizing conference and event experiences. From custom mobile applications to social media walls – attendees expect your next event to mirror the rest of their technology-immersed lives. So [...]

  • Spring 2018 Connections Super Bowl

Skillfully Tackling Super Bowl LII

Skillfully Tackling Super Bowl LII The excitement of Super Bowl LII is now a memory, but the lasting impact left on our community, and the local events industry, is undeniable. Super Bowl LII is long-gone [...]

Newsletter 2017 Fall

Join us here for Expert Skills for Branded Thrills: Custom Designs, Creations and Fabrication, Extreme Luxury: X Games ESPN VIP Suite, In.Sight User Conference + EXPO 2017, and Talking Super Bowl with CEO David Graves

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Expert Skills for Branded Thrills

Expert Skills for Branded Thrills Custom Designs, Creations and Fabrication Wondering how to add WOW to your next event? Let’s talk. Our talented craftsmen have the knowledge and expertise to bring your vision to life. [...]

In.Sight User Conference EXPO 2017

Intelligence for Tomorrow In.Sight User Conference + EXPO 2017 In.Sight 2017 was a powerful collaboration between TMW Systems, PeopleNet and metroConnections. To visually elevate the conference theme of “Boosting your IQ,” metroConnections designed a stage [...]

Extreme Luxury: X Games ESPN VIP Suite

Extreme Luxury: X Games ESPN VIP Suite In July, the X Games were held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Hosted, produced, and broadcast by ESPN, this annual extreme sports competition showcases top athletes and [...]

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Super Bowl Q&A with CEO David Graves

Q&A: Let’s Talk Super Bowl with metroConnections CEO David Graves metroConnections has been providing conference, event, production and transportation services to national brands and companies for nearly 35 years, and the metro leadership team is [...]

Newsletter 2017 Summer

Join us here for highlights of the Life Time Top Performer Event, Planning a Winning Event at U.S. Bank Stadium, Unveiling a New Team Building Activity “Play It Forward”, and Scoring A Lasting Impression When Hosting Client Events at Sporting Venues

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Powering Up Top Performers

Powering Up Top Performers The Life Time Event 2017: A Performer and Program Revolution How do you energize 250 managers from Life Time Fitness? By hosting a full-scale revolution fueled by exercise demonstrations, healthy food, [...]

A Winning Event at U.S. Bank Stadium

The Inside Scoop: Planning a Winning Event at U.S. Bank Stadium metroConnections is no stranger to planning in sporting facilities – specifically, U.S. Bank Stadium. From private VIP events to the public Medal of Honor [...]

Team Building: Play It Forward

Unveiling a New Team building and Corporate Social Responsibility Activity Play It Forward! Play It Forward is an exclusive metroConnections activity that delivers a super-sized experience by playfully combining team building with a great cause. [...]

  • hosting client events at sports venues and big-time stadiums

Gear Up for a Stellar Game Day

Gear Up for a Stellar Game Day Score a lasting impression when hosting client events at sports venues and big-time stadiums. Be stadium smart. Is your event at an out-of-town stadium? Find a local partner [...]

Newsletter 2017 Spring

Join us here for highlights of the 2016 Ryder Cup men’s golf tournament, Medal of Honor Convention 2016, Minnesota SUPER BOWL LII 2018, and Incentive Travel Trip Tips

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VIP Services: 2016 Ryder Cup

VIP Services for the 2016 Ryder Cup The 2016 Ryder Cup men’s golf tournament, held at Hazeltine National Golf Club, was a massive undertaking. The six-day event spanned multiple golf courses and off-site venues, featured golf [...]

Medal of Honor Convention 2016

Saluting Heroes: Medal of Honor Convention 2016 The Medal of Honor is America’s highest military award for valor in combat. In 2016, the Medal of Honor Convention was hosted at venues in the Twin Cities [...]

Minnesota SUPER BOWL LII 2018

Team Up and Win: Minnesota SUPER BOWL LII 2018 Create a big league impression. Partner with metroConnections for the Super Bowl! From upscale events and global conferences to seamless transportation services, we know how to make [...]

Incentive Travel: What The Pros Know

Incentive Travel: What The Pros Know Amy McCollum, Senior Program Manager Memorable incentive trips motivate top performance by rewarding attendees with once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Senior program manager, Amy McCollum shares ideas for “wowing” travel winners. Upgrade [...]

Newsletter 2016 Fall

Join us here for highlights of Globalocity Digital River Conference, Agribank Celebrating 100 Years, US Bank Stadium Grand Opening, iPad Attendee Registration, new website features and more!

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Globalocity 2016 Conference

Globalocity 2016: A Captivating Collaboration At Globalocity 2016, Digital River employees, industry thought leaders and vendor partners connected, collaborated and convened to prepare for the next wave of global commerce solutions. For cutting edge conference and [...]

AgriBank: An Unforgettable Event

An Unforgettable Event, 100 Years In The Making With a nod to the past and an eye on the future, AgriBank celebrated 100 years in business at this year’s annual meeting. Working with AgriBank, metroConnections began the assignment [...]

Vikings US Bank Stadium Grand Opening

Minnesota Vikings Team Up With metroConnections The opportunity to work with your hometown NFL team is always thrilling, but this year, metroConnections got called up to partner with the Minnesota Vikings organization in a big-league way. [...]

iPad Check-In

iPad Check-In: What The Pros Know Technology Solutions Manager Rachel Barrett explains why streamlining attendee check-in with iPads is fast becoming an industry best practice, especially when powered by metroConnections’ Attend-eCheckIn solution. How it works: The [...]

You’ll Be Wowed By Our New Website

Four Ways You’ll Be “Wowed” By Our New Website Everything we create for clients contains a big “wow” factor, including our new website! Visit often to check out: Stunning Pictures – See how metroConnections brings it [...]

Newsletter 2016 Spring

Join us here for highlights of Patterson Dental, Five Smart Ways to Brand Your Event, HB Cares, LED Light Boxes, Attendee-Grabbing Graphics and more!

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Collaboration in Action: Patterson Dental

April 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Collaboration in Action: Patterson Dental

A Tour de Force for Patterson Dental SERVICES: Conference, Event, Production and Transportation Services WHAT: Patterson Dental, North American Sales Meeting WHEN: Sept. 27 - Oct. 2, 2015 WHERE: Orlando, FL Patterson Dental is [...]

Behind the Scenes: HB Cares

April 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: HB Cares

Behind the Scenes: HB Cares HelmsBriscoe is a global site selection company and a long-time industry partner of metroConnections. At the heart of the HelmsBriscoe organization is the belief that corporate success is more than [...]

Trending: LED Light Boxes

April 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Trending: LED Light Boxes

Trending: Illuminate Your Next Event Make an impact with LED-lit fabric graphics for backdrops, registration counters, bars, conference branding and general signage from our events and production facility. This on-trend solution brilliantly displays graphics [...]

Ask the Expert: Graphical Emails

April 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Graphical Emails

Ask the Expert: Send Attendee-Grabbing Graphical Emails Lacey Carrier, technology solutions designer, and Samantha Phillippe, account manager of Attend-eSource® technology services, discuss how to create the biggest impact with meeting and event email marketing. [...]

Lists: Brand Your Venue, Five Smart Ways

April 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Lists: Brand Your Venue, Five Smart Ways

Five Smart Ways to Brand Your Venue Take your event or conference to a new level by incorporating creative branding with signage and décor that transforms an ordinary venue into a uniquely themed and branded [...]