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  • 2016 Best of Minnesota Meetings + Events Awards

    POSTED January 5, 2017

Congratulations to the finalists for Minnesota Meetings + Events' 2016 readers’ choice awards! We look forward to celebrating with you and announcing the winners and 2016 Hall of Fame inductees on Thursday, April 6 at Solar Arts by Chowgirls.

 Best of Minnesota is one of the largest gatherings of industry professionals in the region and serves as a wonderful place for planners and suppliers to network. The night includes food, drinks, entertainment, the reveal of Best of Minnesota award winners and the induction of the 2016 Hall of Fame. Attendees also are the first to see the newest issue of our magazine!

Thursday, April 6
6-8:30 p.m.

Schedule of Events:
6:00-7:15 p.m. Cocktail reception with light hors d'oeuvres
7:15-8:30 p.m. Winners & Hall of Fame inductees revealed

Solar Arts by Chowgirls
711 15th Ave NE
 Minneapolis, MN 55413
Map and Directions

Complimetary Valet provided at main entrance. 

$20 per peson.

Connect with us on social media before, during and after the awards with the hashtag #BestofMN2016.

Take a peek at our list of finalists (they're in alphabetical order) and view last year's winners and photos from the event

Thank you to our Event Sponsors! 

Gift Bag Sponsor


Red Carpet Sponsor          Valet Sponsor          


Puppy Experience           Dessert Sponsor


Entertainment Sponsor

Event Partners



Interested in sponsoring the 2016 Best of Minnesota Meetings + Events Awards? Please email Anne DeWolfe!

The 15th Annual Best of Minnesota Meetings + Events readers’ choice awards welcomed meeting and events professionals to Solar Arts by Chowgirls on March 30 to honor this year’s best in the business. As the resident new guy (I started as assistant editor Monday of that same week) I couldn’t have asked for a better introduction to the local industry. I’m convinced the best way to acclimate to a new community is to dive right in, and during my first week, the Best Of awards provided the perfect opportunity to do just that.


Click here to view the photos from the night! Feel free to tag yourself and share on social media! #BestofMN2016


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