Citywide Group Information
POPULATION 2010 U.S. CENSUS MINNEAPOLIS: 382,578 HENNEPIN COUNTY: 1,152,425 DOWNTOWN: 35,000 16TH LARGEST METRO AREA 19 FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES ARE HEADQUARTERED HERE GEOGRAPHY LATITUDE: 44° 58’ 39’’ NORTH LONGITUDE: 93° 15’ 56’’ WEST AREA: 59 SQUARE MILES OR 37,516 ACRES LAND: 35,244 ACRES; ELEVATION: 824 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL WATER: 2,324 ACRES; LAKES: 22 IT’S TIME FOR A MEETING EXPERIENCE WEATHER: OVERALL AVERAGE TEMP: 45° F ANY OTHER. UNLIKE AVERAGE HIGH TEMP IN JANUARY: 22° F AVERAGE HIGH TEMP IN JULY: 83° F ANNUAL PRECIPITATION: 27.3 INCHES ANNUAL SNOWFALL: 49.5 INCHES WE LOVE TO INNOVATE AND TAKE CHANCES. ALL STARTED HERE. POST-IT NOTES, CHEERIOS, TARGET, BEST BUY AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY PIONEER MEDTRONIC DELTA AIR LINES FLIES ALL 10 OF THE BUSIEST DOMESTIC ROUTES FROM MSP. IT’S TIME FOR A MEETING EXPERIENCE UNLIKE ANY OTHER. FROM FOUR-STAR TO STARGAZING Minneapolis is the only American city where natural and urban drama share a single stage. MINNEAPOLIS IS READY In the past year, Minneapolis has topped many prestigious lists as a city that is getting it right. } QUALITY OF LIFE: With its “120 miles of on and off-street bicycle facilities, plus indoor bike parking and other cycling-friendly facilities,” Minneapolis comes out on top of Bicycling Magazine’s list of America’s Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities.1 AIRPORTS: Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is ranked fourth-best airport for business travelers,2 while Delta Air Lines was recognized as the second-best airline.3 SAFETY: Eighty percent of those living in the Minneapolis Saint Paul area say they feel safe walking alone at night in the area where they live, the highest percentage among the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas.4 BUSINESS: Minnesota is home to 19 Fortune 500 Companies, including UnitedHealth, Target and Best Buy,5 providing partnership opportunities and access to industry experts. } } } 1 4 Cheapflights Travel Blog, March 2013 | 2 Wall Street Journal, February 2013 | 3 Meetings-Conventions.com, February 2013 | Gallup.com, April 2013 | 5 Fortune, 2013. MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Approximately a three-hour flight from most U.S. cities 13 commercial passenger airlines Two convenient terminals MSP connects Minneapolis to A hub of Delta Air Lines nearly 800 cities in 120 countries In 2012, Travel + Leisure magazine named Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport the #1 Airport in the USA, based on connections throughout the country, ease of immigration, services, shopping and restaurants. Edmonton 3:00 Hours Calgary 3:00 Hours Saskatoon 2:20 Hours Regina 2:05 Hours Winnipeg 1:20 Hours Vancouver 4:00 Hours Seattle 3:30 Portland 3:35 Montreal 2:25 Toronto 2:00 Detroit 1:35 Boston 2:35 New York 2:30 Washington D.C. 2:20 Denver 2:00 San Francisco 4:00 Phoenix 3:15 Dallas 2:25 Chicago 1:15 St. Louis 1:25 Los Angeles 3:50 Atlanta 2:20 NONSTOP FLIGHT TIMES AT A GLANCE New Orleans 2:35 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is approximately three hours from all 132 continental U.S. nonstop destinations. Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, May 2013 GETTING DOWNTOWN IS EASY BOARD THE TRAIN The METRO Light Rail connects downtown Minneapolis with the airport, the Mall of America and Saint Paul. connected via the METRO Light Rail. TAKE THE VAN SuperShuttle provides 24-hour service door-to-door to and from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Discount coupons are available for your attendees when you use Meet Minneapolis housing services. CATCH A CAB Taxi fare from the airport to Minneapolis is approximately $35 All major sports facilities are If traveling by sidewalks is more your speed, Successful Meetings magazine named Minneapolis amongst the Top 10 Walkable Cities in America. GETTING AROUND DOWNTOWN IS EASIER SKYWAYS Nearly eight miles of climatecontrolled second-level skyways connect more than 80 blocks of hotels, restaurants, theaters, retail and entertainment venues, making downtown Minneapolis 72 degrees year-round. BIKE SHARE Simply take a bike when you need one and return it to any station when you arrive at your destination. propelled Minneapolis to the third-largest bike share program in the U.S. FREE RIDE Available in downtown Minneapolis, Nicollet Mall Free Ride buses connect the Convention Center, hotels and the METRO Blue & Green Lines. 170 Nice Ride rental stations Your ride is green, too, with hybrid buses operating on Nicollet Mall. DOWNTOWN DISTRICTS DOWNTOWN | NICOLLET MALL Sidewalk cafes and window displays have people flocking to the streets, while the city’s second-story skyway system links restaurants, stores, theaters, hotels and the Minneapolis Convention Center. HENNEPIN AVENUE Step outside your hotel and choose from first-class performance venues that feature Broadway theater, modern dance, improv comedy and local productions. WAREHOUSE DISTRICT Located on downtown’s northwestern edge, this district is the epicenter of Minneapolis nightlife; offering music venues, comedy clubs, sports bars, pubs and martini lounges. NICOLLET MALL $14 Million Guest Room Renovation (Completed March 2014) 821 Guest Rooms 545 Double/Doubles, 225 Kings 5 1 Suites: 40 Junior Suites, 9 Deluxe Parlor Suites, 2 VIP Specialty Suites space including 25,000-squarefoot ballroom 7 7,000 square feet of meeting $50 Million Transformation and Expansion (Completed July 2013) 645 Guest Rooms 2 69 Queen/Queens, 310 Kings, 18 Deluxe Kings 4 3 Suites: 30 Executive Suites, 2 Select Suites, 6 VIP Suites, 5 Park Suites 1 04,000 square feet of meeting space including 4 ballrooms, 28 breakout rooms and 30,000-square-foot exhibit hall $22.5 Million Renovation (Completed May 2013) 321 Guest Rooms 148 Double/Doubles, 164 Kings 9 Suites: 4 Junior Suites, 4 King Suites, 1 Presidential space 22,000 square feet of meeting $10.1 Million Renovation (2014) 1.2M square feet of space overall 3,433 fixed-seat auditorium 475,000 square feet of exhibit space 87 meeting rooms 2 7,522-square-foot ballroom (Ballroom AB) 5 4,550-square-foot ballroom (Hall A Ballroom) A STM Standard Level One Certification for Sustainability Ha Hi Av e aw ath Av e Nic oll et n He ne Ma pi ve nA rqu La Ha sa ll 2n rm Ma ll ett on e Pl dA ve S e N th 11 St S 9th aL St 8th 7th St S igh St tR S ail L S 2th N 1 t 13 Loring Park th St 12 th Po rtl BIKE PA TH an le Ya 3rd dA ve Pl Av e S S S Nicollet Ave 1st Ave S 3rd Ave S Oak pruce Pl salle Ave 15th St Gro 5th Ave S 4th Ave S N th 13 11 th St 10 9th th St St S S St S ve S ruc Sp eP l B W Wi t St S 11 th 9th llo w St St Grant St S 14th St W St 10 S th St S 15th St E 16th St E 16th St E GUEST & MEETING TOTAL ROOM PACKAGE RECENT RENOVATIONS TOTAL GUEST ROOMS COMMITTABLE BLOCK DOUBLES KINGS SUITES TOTAL SQUARE FOOTAGE EXHIBIT SPACE (SQ. FT.) LARGEST BALLROOM (SQ. FT.) TOTAL BREAKOUTS SPECIAL FEATURES $14M 821 650 $50M 645 600 $22.5M 321 225 $10.1M N/A N/A $96.6M 1,787 1,375+ 545 269 148 N/A 962 225 328 164 N/A 717 51 43 9 N/A 108 77,000 10,000 25,000 35 104,000 30,000 13,365 28 22,000 5,280 5,640 11 725,000 475,000 54,550 87 928,000 520,280 98,555 161 ALL CONNECTED BY CLIMATE-CONTROLLED SKYWAY SYSTEM 1,375 +1,905 3,280 BUILDING A CITYWIDE ROOM BLOCK Total Committable Peak Rooms - Hilton Minneapolis - Hyatt Regency Minneapolis - Millennium Minneapolis Additional Committable Peak Rooms in Downtown Minneapolis TOTAL CITYWIDE ROOM BLOCK MORE REASONS TO MEET IN MINNEAPOLIS THE NEW MINNESOTA MULTI-PURPOSE STADIUM The new MMP Stadium will be completed in time for the 2016 NFL season. This facility will be connected by skyway. “THE PARK” A $400 million real estate proposal targets the area around the new MMP Stadium, which would add offices, residential housing, retail and a nine-acre park. ORCHESTRA HALL The recent $50 million renovation of Orchestra Hall serves the needs of audience members and rental partners better with a significantly expanded lobby and flexible new gathering spaces. MINNESOTA MULTIPURPOSE STADIUM This facility will attract events including: NCAA Basketball Games Super Bowl Games College Bowl Games Concerts Civic, Community and not-for-profit events The 90-foot glass pivoting doors and glass roof will allow a look at the Minneapolis skyline. HOME OF SUPER BOWL LII FEBRUARY 2018 Opening Date: July 2016 Contact Brent Foerster, Senior Vice President of Destination Sales, at 612-767-8130 or BrentF@minneapolis.org to discuss booking your future event in Minneapolis. You can also submit an RFP online at minneapolis.org/RFP or via Cvent. POPULATION 2010 U.S. CENSUS MINNEAPOLIS: 382,578 DOWNTOWN: 35,000 16TH LARGEST METRO AREA HENNEPIN COUNTY: 1,152,425 WEATHER: OVERALL AVERAGE TEMP: 45° F AVERAGE HIGH TEMP IN JANUARY: 22° F AVERAGE HIGH TEMP IN JULY: 83° F ANNUAL PRECIPITATION: 27.3 INCHES ANNUAL SNOWFALL: 49.5 INCHES POST-IT NOTES, CHEERIOS, TARGET, BEST BUY AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY PIONEER MEDTRONIC WE LOVE TO INNOVATE AND TAKE CHANCES. GEOGRAPHY LATITUDE: 44° 58’ 39’’ NORTH LONGITUDE: 93° 15’ 56’’ WEST AREA: 59 SQUARE MILES OR 37,516 ACRES LAND: 35,244 ACRES; ELEVATION: 824 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL WATER: 2,324 ACRES; LAKES: 22 19 FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES ARE HEADQUARTERED HERE DELTA AIR LINES FLIES ALL 10 OF THE BUSIEST DOMESTIC ROUTES FROM MSP. minneapolis.org ALL STARTED HERE. IT’S TIME FOR A MEETING EXPERIENCE UNLIKE ANY OTHER.