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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, 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, 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|

The Best of TSE San Diego: 2019 Takeaways

The Best of TSE San Diego: The Special Event 2019 Takeaways David Everett Event Designer, Sales Manager I just returned from The Special Event (TSE) 2019 in San Diego, which is the premiere annual conference for event professionals. It always serves as a huge inspiration for the year ahead. I walked away from TSE inspired, engaged and ready to take [...]

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Event Services|

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Breaking Down the Screen Actors Guild Awards with metroConnections Producers Maggie Corman, Production Coordinator Emily Moher, Associate Producer And the awards shows keep coming! This past Sunday was the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. It’s an important one, as it's often said to be an indicator of success at the Academy Awards. But actual award winners aside, two [...]

February 6th, 2019|Categories: Production Services|

Breaking Down the Golden Globes

Breaking Down the Golden Globes with metroConnections Producers Haley Wakefield, metroConnections Producer Krystina Reader, metroConnections Associate Producer As we kick off 2019, we also get to kick off one of our very favorite times of year: awards season! The season began on Sunday with the Golden Globes, and we have a few thoughts from a show producer’s standpoint on what [...]

January 8th, 2019|Categories: Production Services|

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 Services team was engaged by Sports Minneapolis to create, manage and produce the awards show, held on October 24 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The festivities [...]

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Winter|

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 reputation. metro’s Full-Service Support: Comprehensive Budget Management Exhibitor, Tradeshow & Meeting Space Management Branded Signage Food & Beverage Management & Menu Planning Attendee Registration & [...]

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Winter|
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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!