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  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
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    1. Maureen Bausch. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
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    2. ILEA-MSP Board Members: Erin Flood, Sarah Johnson, Christie Altendorf, Ruth Wikoff-Jones, Josh Reitan, Meghan Gustafson and Susan Diamond. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
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    3. Jean Peine and Jenna Anderson. 

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    4. Aubrie Grant, Matthew Trettel and Cheryl Kranz. 

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    5. Nick Peter and Alaina Battaglia. 

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    6. Seth Lienard, Mark Miller and Josh Reitan. 

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    7. Laurie McVean and Katie Benson. 

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    8. Jodi Collen, Katy Burke and Susan Brauer. 

International Live Events Association (ILEA-MSP) met at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sept. 29 for networking, lunch, a tour of the stadium and an address from Maureen Bausch, CEO of the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee. Attendees learned about the different ways to get involved in the 10-day Bold North Festival that will lead up to Super Bowl LII. Bausch addressed what planners will need to know about NFL-sanctioned and Minnesota Super Bowl LII Host Committee events, as well as the legacy that the Super Bowl will leave in Minnesota—including its Super Bowl Legacy Fund charitable arm and the supplier diversity Business Connect program.

1. The building that is now the AAA Four Diamond-rated Kimpton Grand Hotel Minneapolis was originally constructed in 1915 as the Minneapolis Athletic Club—a high-end athletic and business club. The Grand Hotel opened in 2000 after a major renovation, and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants took over management in 2010 and underwent a full renovation that completed in 2011.

 

Here’s the one question you might want to avoid asking Robbie Harrell when you see one of his sculptures at an event: “Is that real ice?” The CEO of Minnesota Ice Sculptures says his com - pany’s sculptures are so clear and precisely carved that they prompt that question at every event they’re displayed. “Once people realize it really, truly is carved from ice, they’re excited about it,” he says. “There are always lots of selfies with the ice sculpture.”

 

Associations North, the association for associations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, infused excitement, creativity and innovation into its one-day Meeting Planners Symposium on Nov. 9 at Hyatt Regency Minneapolis with its open layout, new room sets, quick 30-minute sessions, hub groups and more. Keynote speaker Tamara G. Kleinberg disrupted the status quo with her “Think Sideways” presentation that introduced new tools to and generate inventive ideas.