East Town boasts a shiny new football stadium and hundreds of freshly built hotel rooms, along with plenty of urban atmosphere.
U.S. Bank Stadium
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.
Sports Minneapolis, which is powered by Meet Minneapolis, has launched a raffle for Minnesota sports fans. The price? The Ultimate Sports Ticket – aka a pair of season tickets to all six professional Minnesota teams, six University of Minnesota teams and VIP passes to the X Games Minneapolis 2017.
Entry tickets are $250 each and only 500 entries will be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn on January 28, 2017 and will award access to more than 295 games.
You don’t need a killer arm, a world-class kick or a big league contract to enjoy a meeting or event in one of Minnesota's premier sports venues. These facilities are ready to welcome your group with an experiene that's lively, fun and decidedly out of the ordinary.
CHS Field, St. Paul
Danielle Ottman wants you to think beyond football when you see U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. The sales manager for the up-and-coming sports facility, which is managed by SMG, has been telling meeting and event professionals about the site’s capabilities for months.
“We’re trying to sell something that doesn’t really exist yet,” she explains. “That’s what I found is a real challenge. You’re selling them on a dream.”