• Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Associations North Challenges the Status Quo

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     

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. All attendees received a copy of Kleinberg’s book, “Think Sideways: A Game-Changing Playbook for Disruptive Thinking!” 

Minnesota offers vibrant autumn color and provides a kaleidoscopic backdrop for your event.

New England often gets the most credit for its spectacular fall color, but many rank Minnesota in the top tier for seasonal beauty, making fall an ideal time for meetings anywhere in the state. From the North Shore of Lake Superior to the Twin Cities and Rochester, there are a variety of venues with ideal seasonal settings that can cater to groups of all sizes. 

Duluth

 

Experience Rochester MN appointed Angie Richards to the position of vice president of sales. She previously held the position of area director of sales for Avra Hospitality in Rochester, Minn. 

Richards will lead Experience Rochester MN’s sales team, which is responsible for the booking of meetings, conventions, and other events at Mayo Civic Center as well as group sales for the entire city.

 

Radisson Blu Mall of America promoted Kate Anastasi to director of sales and marketing. Anastasi has been with the Radisson Blu Mall of America team for eight years and has held many support and leadership roles within the sales team. She had most recently served as the assistant director of sales and marketing. Anastasi won the 2021 Radisson Blu Manager of the Year award.