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Minneapolis Convention Center

1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

(612) 335-6000

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Fax: (612) 335-6757

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Convention Center Summary

Total Meeting Rooms: 87   Distance from Airport: 13 miles
Total Meeting Space (sf): 475,000   Tax Rate (%): 7.775%
Largest Ballroom Space (sf): 55,000   Relative Location: Downtown
Metro Population: 3,495,176   MSA Rank: 16

Convention Center Description

The smart aesthetics and advanced technical tools at the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) immediately put you at ease. Designed to meet your business needs, the MCC is home to a 3,400 fixed-seat auditorium, 475,000 square feet of exhibit space, 87 meeting rooms and both a 28,000-square-foot ballroom and a 55,000-square-foot ballroom (Exhibit Hall A Ballroom).

Unique Differentiators


  1. Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) auditorium has the unique ability to turn three separate lecture halls 180 degrees into the auditorium, expanding the seating capacity (one, two or all three can turn).
  2. The MCC has a solar array on the rooftop and many sustainable practices.
  3. Hall A can be turned into a ballroom with the addition of removable carpeting, dimmable lights and curtains that make it a 55,000 sq. foot ballroom space.
  4. The catering company, Kelber Catering, is also a franchisee of Dunn Bros. Coffee and roasts all coffee beans used in catering at the Dunn Bros. shop in the MCC.


Services & Amenities

Audio/Visual Audio/Visual Equipment Available
Box Office Personnel Box Office Personnel Available
Business Center: Copy/print FedEx Office
Catering Catering Available
Cleaning Service Cleaning Service Available
Coffee Shop (on-site) Dunn Bros. Cafe
Dining (on-site) Dining (on-site) Available
Dressing Rooms Dressing Rooms Available
Guest Services Guest Services Available
Meeting Planning Meeting Planning Available
Packaging & Shipping (on-site) FedEx Office
Parking (self) Self Parking Available
Security Personnel Security Personnel Available
Ticket Takers Ticket Takers Available
Ushers Ushers Available


Chairs Chairs Available
Dance Floor Dance Floor Available
Electric: 0-2000 Watts Electric: 0-2000 Watts Available
Electric: Over 2000 Watts Electric: Over 2000 Watts Available
High Chair & Wheel Chair High Chair & Wheel Chair Available
House Sound System House Sound System Available
Piano Piano Available
Rope and Stanchion Section Rope and Stanchion Section Available
Satellite Services Satellite Services Available
Sound Equipment Sound Equipment Available
Stage Sections Stage Sections Available
Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Tables, Skirting and Vinyl Covering Available
Telecom: Credit Card Lines Telecom: Credit Card Lines Available
Telecom: Fax Lines Telecom: Fax Lines Available
Telecom: ISDN Lines Telecom: ISDN Lines Available
Telecom: Modem Lines Telecom: Modem Lines Available
Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Telecom: Multi-Line Phones Available
Telecom: Shared Ethernet Telecom: Shared Ethernet Available
Telecom: Single Line Voice Telecom: Single Line Voice Available
Telecom: Speaker Phone Telecom: Speaker Phone Available
Videoconferencing Videoconferencing Available
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Available

Close-by Hotels

Hotel Miles/
Sleeping Rooms Phone Website
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 0.25 533 (612) 596-4505 Official Site
Millennium Hotel Minneapolis 0.25 321 (612) 332-6000 Official Site
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Downtown 0.25 96 (612) 341-3300 Official Site
Comfort Suites Minneapolis - Downtown 0.25 213 (612) 333-3111 Official Site

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