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Creative Thinking Saves the Day

Creative Thinking Saves the Day Conference venue construction issue gets a client-satisfying branded solution The world of hotels is constantly changing, and our planners have to be ready to find out-of-the-box solutions whenever last minute road blocks occur. From changing food and beverage availability to cancellations, construction to extreme weather, we have to be ready with a Plan B, and [...]

August 1st, 2019|Categories: Custom Builds|

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 of our clients. We always strive to ensure a trouble-free program that shines the very best light on our clients. Throughout the past 35 years, [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

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 company incentive trip. metroConnections has planned and implemented dozens of warm-weather getaways over the past 35 years. However, when a client wants to host their [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

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 wind up getting tossed before the tradeshow was over. metroConnections quickly rose to the challenge and provided an innovative, two-fold solution: a custom-built table and [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

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 for corporate clients. We’ve transformed into an all-encompassing premier conference and event production company that deeply understands our clients’ brands and missions. We have truly [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

Choosing the Right Online Registration Partner

Choosing the Right Online Registration Partner: 5 Considerations to Avoid Your Company at Risk Erin Thompson, metroConnections It’s an exciting step in the conference and event planning process when attendees start registering. It’s likely your first chance to really wow them with your event branding, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Handling attendees’ personal information, like addresses and credit card [...]

May 15th, 2019|Categories: Conference Services|

Conference & Events Team New Hires

metroConnections Boosts Conference & Events Team with New Hires The team recently added an experienced sales manager and designer as well as a new manager of conferences & meetings Media Contact: Tom McCulloch tmcculloch@metroconnections.com, 952.767.2902 MINNEAPOLIS (May 6, 2019) – metroConnections is pleased to announce its latest additions to the team, Danielle Miles and David Everett. Danielle Miles comes to [...]

May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

metroConnections Celebrates 35 Years

metroConnections Celebrates 35 Years in Events Business Bloomington-based conference, event, stage production and transportation provider commemorates milestone anniversary with look back at growth and industry change Media Contact: Megan Derkey megand@bellmontpartners.com, 612-255-1115 MINNEAPOLIS (April 15, 2019) – metroConnections leadership is pleased to celebrate their 35th anniversary with their nationwide staff, clients and industry partners. The Bloomington-based company has grown from [...]

April 15th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Breaking Down the Academy Awards

Breaking Down the Academy Awards with metroConnections Producers  Caitlin Miller, Production Coordinator Rachel Portela, VP of Production Services That’s a wrap! Awards season came to a strong close with the 91st annual Academy Awards on February 24th. It was a host-less event that had its fair share of ups and downs. Check out some of the most notable moments from [...]

February 26th, 2019|Categories: Production Services|

Breaking Down the Grammys

Breaking Down the Grammys with a metroConnections Producer Heidi Foels, metroConnections Producer Music got its award-worthy moment on Sunday, Feb. 10 when the 61st Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Overall, it was a very successful show that conveyed a positive, uplifting message of unity and peace through music. Of course, there were some [...]

February 20th, 2019|Categories: Production Services|
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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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