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Where to Meet in Minnesota for Peak Fall Color

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Fall view of Boom Island Lighthouse Minneapolis, Minnesota

Boom Island Lighthouse in the Mississippi River with the Minneapolis skyline in the distance CREDIT Lane Pelovsky of Meet Minneapolis

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. 

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Morrissey Hospitality Partners with Water Street Inn

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Water Street Inn Stillwater Minnesota

Papa's Rooftop of Water Street Inn overlooks the St. Croix River in Stillwater

Morrissey Hospitality announced it is partnering with Water Street Inn, a historic hotel located on the St. Croix River in Stillwater, Minn. Under the leadership of Morrissey Hospitality veteran Sam Rose and owners Chuck and Judy Dougherty, Morrissey will phase in the management of the hotel, food, beverage, and retail operations of Water Street’s business over the coming months.

Hot Food & Beverage Trends of 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, thoughts turn to 2017. We’ll have a new president, a new Star Wars movie will hit theaters, and Minneapolis will host the summer X Games. 

But what can the meetings and events industry expect? Eight experts weigh in on what the New Year will bring (both in and out). Our favorites? Edible spray paint, high-end catering ware, Asian-Pacific cuisine (especially if it involves poke) and an end to pretentious bartenders. 

Sit down, take notes and think about how you can incorporate all of this into your 2017 fetes, retreats and more. 

SelfEco Reveals New Compostable Line

SelfEco recently revealed a new line of disposable, eco-friendly dishes called Compostable without Compromise. The line features more than 20 products with 12 separate designs that will allow event planners to go green in style.

The bioplastic products include a variety of drinkware, catering ware and utensils, which can be used for a range of different events.

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