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WHY BLOOMINGTON FOR YOUR NEXT MEETING OR EVENT?
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Bloomington, MN has it all—central location,
Minnesota is known for its majestic natural
outstanding facilities, top hotels, incredible value,
beauty and wealth of lakes. But the arts and
exceptional dining and countless fun things to do.
cultural pulse are found in the Bloomington and
Plus, it’s home to major corporate headquarters,
Minneapolis–Saint Paul area. Here you have access
miles of green space and the largest shopping
to four major sports franchises, renowned
and entertainment complex in North America.
museums, incredible theater and so much more.
THAT MEET YOUR DEMANDS
FOR YOUR BOTTOM LINE
The over 40 accommodating hotels offer a huge
The value you’ll find in Bloomington can’t
range of meeting facilities for groups of any size.
be beat in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area.
From state-of-the-art technology to scenic
From high-end facilities to budget-friendly
natural vistas, there’s a perfect space for every
options, you’ll get more everywhere you turn.
event. Our meeting planners will help you find
This includes nice perks like free parking and
just the right setup for your group.
free shuttles to the airport and Mall of America®.
JUST A HOP, SKIP AND A LIGHT RAIL FROM EVERYTHING C VANCOUVER 3:10
SEATTLE 3:05 PORTLAND 3:05
NEW YORK 2:20
Chain of Lakes
ATLANTA 2:10 DALLASFORT WORTH 2:05 HOUSTON 2:25
NEW ORLEANS 2:25
Home of Mall of America
MIAMI 3:20 16 FLIGHT TIMES TO BLOOMINGTON
LOS ANGELES 3:20 PHOENIX 2:50
ST LOUIS 1:30
PHILADELPHIA 2:15 CLEVELAND 1:35
SAN FRANCISCO 3:25
BOSTON 2:35 DETROIT 1:40
Bloomington is centrally located in the U.S. and just minutes from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Plus, it’s a short ride to the downtown areas, 1 so you’ll have easy access for 9 61 1 61 both business and pleasure.
OUR TOP MEETING HOTELS HAVE ALL THE SPACE YOU NEED In Bloomington, youâ€™ll be greeted with a warm welcome at our collection of over 40 accommodating hotels, of which 20 offer a range of large meeting facilities and convention services. TOTAL ROOMS
Doubletree By Hilton Bloomington - Minneapolis South
Radisson Blu Mall of America
Minneapolis Airport Marriott
Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Mall of America
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America
TOTAL MEETING SPACE 78,000 sq ft
LARGEST MEETING ROOM 15,400 sq ft
The Lakes Ballroom
MN Valley Ballroom
Crowne Plaza AiRE MSP Airport - Mall of America
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
Hyatt Regency Bloomington - Minneapolis
Central Station Grand Ballroom
Embassy Suites By Hilton Minneapolis Airport
Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington Hotel
GuestHouse Inn Bloomington
Great Lakes Ballroom
Embassy Suites By Hilton Bloomington
Best Western Plus Bloomington - MOA
Crowne Plaza Bloomington MSP Airport/MOA
Comfort Inn Airport
Great Wolf Lodge Bloomington
La Quinta Inn & Suites Minneapolis Bloomington West
Lake Harriet & Lake Calhoun
Courtyard Bloomington by Mall of America
Holiday Inn Bloomington West MSP Airport Area
Country Inn & Suites at Mall of America
Carlson Meeting Room
For a list of all Bloomington hotels and small meeting spaces, visit BloomingtonMN.org/meetings
The one-stop entertainment shop.
A WHOLE LOT OF CROWD-PLEASING POWER With over 42 million annual visitors, Mall of America® is already one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions. Thanks to a new $325 million expansion, guests can truly enjoy endless shopping options, thrilling attractions and more than 50 tasty restaurants, all under one roof.
FINE DINING AND FANTASTIC FUN From upscale group experiences and awardwinning fare to the just plain yummy, there’s something for everyone at the over 50 delicious restaurants. For fun, attend one of the Mall’s 400 annual free events, or tap into your playful side at Nickelodeon Universe® or SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium. It’s the perfect place to unwind.
MALL OF AMERICA
AT A WHOLE NEW LEVEL
BY THE NUMBERS
Shop at more than 520 stores without
1.15 miles is the distance around one level
paying one cent of sales tax on clothing or
8 acres of skylights
shoes. Explore luxury brands like Burberry and
9 Yankee Stadiums fit inside MOA
Michael Kors for clothing and accessories.
27 rides & attractions in Nickelodeon Universe®
Don’t miss our new stores like Zara, kate spade
30,000+ plants & 400+ trees live in MOA
new york and The North Face as well as
8,700+ weddings have been performed here
favorites like Nordstrom, Apple and L.L. Bean.
11,000 year-round employees
Exceptional Meeting Hotels DOUBLETREE BY HILTON BLOOMINGTON – MINNEAPOLIS SOUTH
RADISSON BLU MALL OF AMERICA
AT A GLANCE:
78,000+ square feet of flexible space, two elegant ballrooms and a convenient location make the perfect venue for meetings and conventions. Your event will be supported by a proficient staff who provide professional planning as well as in-house audio/visual production.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 568 MEETING SPACES: 40 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 78,000 LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 15,400 SQ. FT. (GRAND BALLROOM AND CORRIDOR)
A variety of comfortable guest rooms and suites are available— even poolside rooms. Guests enjoy farm-to-table comfort food refined for the modern palate at Crescent Kitchen, or can unwind at the comfortable bar known for its craft brews, bourbons and scotches.
Fashion-forward style and indulgent amenities are here for you—conveniently connected to Mall of America®. An expert group of event planners will help ensure you host the perfect conference in more than 26,300 feet of stunning event facilities. Flexible seating for groups up to 1,000 is available in the two spacious ballrooms.
TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 500 MEETING SPACES: 14 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 26,300 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 8,500 SQ. FT. (THE LAKES BALLROOM)
Guests will love the unique, colorsplashed, fashion-inspired rooms. Plus, they’ll enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor saline pool, Solimar Spa & Salon and the farm-to-table restaurant FireLake, which captures the best of Minnesota.
MARRIOTT MINNEAPOLIS AIRPORT
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 472 MEETING SPACES: 23 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 22,306 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 5,922 SQ. FT. (GRAND BALLROOM)
HILTON – MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL AIRPORT – MALL OF AMERICA
Conveniently located near IKEA and Mall of America,® this is the perfect spot for your next event. 22,306 square feet of flexible event space, expert staff, catering and audiovisual deliver successful, productive events. Two picturesque courtyards are available for elegant outdoor seating.
Offering over 22,000 square feet of space as well as 17 function rooms, the Hilton can accommodate meetings and events for up to 600 guests. Boardrooms, soundproof breakout rooms, on-site audio/visual specialists and a convention services team help create a perfect meeting.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 300 MEETING SPACES: 17 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 22,000 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 7,500 SQ. FT. (MINNESOTA VALLEY BALLROOM)
Guests can relax in modern, spacious hotel rooms, and enjoy amenities like an indoor pool, whirlpool and a fully equipped fitness center. Bistro 79 Restaurant & Lounge is a casual place to savor classic American fare.
Guests enjoy spacious rooms, premier amenities and world-class customer service. The on-site restaurant and lounge will satisfy every craving with breakfast, lunch and dinner offered at Blue Water Grill, one of the Twin Cities’ best seafood restaurants.
Exceptional Meeting Hotels JW MARRIOTT MINNEAPOLIS – MALL OF AMERICA
CROWNE PLAZA AIRE MSP AIRPORT – MALL OF AMERICA
AT A GLANCE:
With one of the largest event spaces in the Twin Cities, featuring over 19,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and over 7,000 square feet of pre-function space, it’s the ideal location to make a business meeting more productive or a social event more memorable.
TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 430 MEETING SPACES: 22 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 18,000 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 4,841 SQ. FT. (AIRE BALLROOM)
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 342 MEETING SPACES: 12 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 19,516 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 15,350 SQ. FT. (DIAMOND BALLROOM)
Twenty-two meeting rooms, ample catering options and a certified meetings director create the perfect setup for groups from 10 to 1,000. Meeting areas feature large foyers for exhibits, breaks, displays and receptions.
Guests experience true luxury at the newest hotel at Mall of America, with beautifully appointed guestrooms plus a pool and fitness center. The Lobby Lounge is a great spot for a drink and Cedar + Stone, Urban Table offers artful, chefcrafted dishes.
Guests have everything they need to work, relax and recharge—from plush bedding to a junior Olympic sized pool and Precor Cardio Theater fitness room. AiRECraft Grill is a contemporary, inviting place to grab a bite to eat or have an evening of fun.
SHERATON BLOOMINGTON HOTEL
Take advantage of over 17,000 square feet of multi-purpose meeting space that can accommodate your next event, no matter the size. Fifteen different breakout meeting rooms are available, including three new, state-ofthe-art rooms equipped with touch-screen technology and presentation-sharing capabilities. AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 282 MEETING SPACES: 15 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 16,985 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 4,752 SQ. FT. (BLOOMINGTON BALLROOM)
The recent $15 million renovation provides guests with a modern open, communal lobby, modern guestrooms, a fitness center and Sheraton Club lounge. Also experience Lela, a captivating new restaurant serving delightful, contemporary American fare.
HYATT REGENCY BLOOMINGTON – MINNEAPOLIS
Enjoy modern conveniences, stylish décor and an unbeatable location. With over 15,000 square feet of high-tech, flexible meeting space—including a stunning 7,080 square foot ballroom— it’s an ideal spot for social celebrations or corporate conferences. AT A GLANCE:
Unwind each night in spacious rooms with plush Hyatt Grand beds®. Guests can use a convenient market featuring grab-andgo items as well as Urbana Craeft Kitchen, a full-service on-site restaurant that uses local, seasonally grown ingredients.
TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 303 MEETING SPACES: 11 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 15,662 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 7,080 SQ. FT. (CENTRAL STATION GRAND BALLROOM)
Exceptional Meeting Hotels EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON MINNEAPOLIS AIRPORT
HILTON MINNEAPOLIS/BLOOMINGTON HOTEL
With over 11,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, there’s room to accommodate events of up to 350 people. Two beautifully appointed ballrooms can be partitioned to provide flexible room options for breakout meetings or seminars.
The new hotel offers a spacious ballroom, meeting space and boardrooms accommodating small and large events from 5 to 500. Seven well-appointed meeting rooms set the stage for a dazzling event. Executive boardrooms create a productive atmosphere for important meetings.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 310 MEETING SPACES: 14 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 11,000 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 3,358 SQ. FT. (PALM BALLROOM)
Beautifully decorated, two-room all suite accommodations give guests a roomy place to relax. The day starts with a free cookedto-order breakfast. On-site food includes Woolley’s, known as the best steakhouse in the South Metro and the Corner Bar, great for quick, casual meals.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 257 MEETING SPACES: 11 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 9,544 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 5,040 SQ. FT. (AMERICAN BALLROOM)
Guests enjoy a welcoming environment with a glistening glass and brick exterior, unparalleled friendly service and an array of luxurious amenities. Premier food and beverage offerings in the savvy Bloomington ChopHouse Restaurant and the Olive Lounge aim to delight your senses. Book 10 or more rooms and receive double Hilton HHonors points.
EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON BLOOMINGTON
Eight meeting and banquet rooms offer over 6,000 square feet of flexible, well-appointed space that accommodates up to 450 guests. Each has been recently upgraded with nice touches including sound-proof airwalls. A professional catering staff is here to meet all of your needs.
With over 5,880 flexible square feet of meeting and banquet space, including a 5,600 square foot ballroom accommodating up to 450 guests, this hotel is the perfect setting for a large conference. The well-appointed boardrooms offer comfort and elegance.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 209 MEETING SPACES: 8 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 6,000 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 4,000 SQ. FT. (GREAT LAKES BALLROOM)
Guests enjoy full-service hospitality, an indoor heated pool, fitness center and a 24-hour business center. Three delicious meals are available at the Three Trees Restaurant every day. Guests can also relax in the sophisticated Fireside Lounge.
The upscale accommodations include spacious two-room suites and a team of expert kitchen staff who take pride in preparing delicious, cooked-to-order breakfasts. The newly remodeled Iron Range Restaurant & Bar serves American favorites such as walleye, pasta and steaks.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 232 MEETING SPACES: 6 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 5,887 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 5,600 SQ. FT. (GRAND BALLROOM)
Exceptional Meeting Hotels BEST WESTERN PLUS BLOOMINGTON â€“ MOA
With over 4,500 square feet of flexible meeting space, the Best Western can accommodate a variety of meetings up to 230 people. Our experienced staff will provide unique menus and offer helpful suggestions for an ideal event setup. AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 211 MEETING SPACES: 4 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 4,500 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 4,100 SQ. FT. (REGENCY BALLROOM)
This hotel offers gorgeous decor throughout all guestrooms, event spaces and public areas. Guests enjoy an exercise facility, indoor pool & water playland, as well as RedRossa Italian Grille, featuring fresh, flavorful and authentic Italian dining in a festive atmosphere.
CROWNE PLAZA BLOOMINGTON MSP AIRPORT/MOA
For the ultimate in convenience and comfort for your next business meeting or event, this hotel has the high-tech banquet and conference facilities you need. Flexible arrangements can accommodate groups as small as 8 or as large as 250. AT A GLANCE: The hotel features a remarkable new contemporary design by renowned TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 256 MEETING SPACES: 6 architect James Dayton. Guests TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 4,001 SQ. FT. enjoy comfortably appointed rooms, LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 2,883 SQ. FT. cardio-balanced fitness center and a (BALLROOM) junior Olympic-sized indoor pool. The popular North Restaurant and Lounge provides tasty food in a sophisticated, open-air atmosphere.
COMFORT INN AIRPORT
GREAT WOLF LODGE BLOOMINGTON
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 404 MEETING SPACES: 6 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 5,951 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 2,810 SQ. FT. (FALLEN TIMBERS)
Featuring three meeting rooms for a total of 3,420 square feet, the Comfort Inn can be configured in a variety of ways to accommodate up to 220 people. The business center helps meet your unique professional needs with guest use of fax and copy machines.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 273 MEETING SPACES: 3 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 3,420 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 3,420 SQ. FT. (DROVER)
Six distinct areas provide the perfect environment for a wide variety of business meetings and events with up to 400 guests. Experienced event planners, professional catering and audio/video enhancements are all available as well.
Guests get to delight in many fullservice amenities, such as free continental breakfast, indoor heated pool, exercise room, and Outback Steakhouse, the on-site restaurant. Here you find a casual atmosphere and a variety of popular dishes.
The hotel includes a 75,000 square foot water park, perfect for combining a family vacation with a business trip. It features an impressive selection of spacious rooms and luxurious suites, along with shopping and other amenities. Nine on-site restaurants include Barnwood, which serves shareable plates and craft cocktails.
Exceptional Meeting Hotels LA QUINTA INN & SUITES MINNEAPOLIS BLOOMINGTON WEST
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT BLOOMINGTON BY MALL OF AMERICA
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 233 MEETING SPACES: 3 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 3,200 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 1,375 SQ. FT. (LAKE HARRIET & LAKE CALHOUN)
The ideal, private setting for meetings of 75 or less is here. Guests receive attentive service, full audio/visual equipment and a chef committed to your food & beverage satisfaction. The largest meeting room space has natural lighting with a seating capacity of 50 classroom-style, 48 in rounds and 75 theater-style.
Featuring 3,200 square feet of flexible meeting space that is perfect for a small group or large meeting of up to 150 people. Full-service event planning, catering and audio/visual equipment are available to ensure a successful event.
AT A GLANCE:
The newly renovated hotel offers panoramic views of downtown Minneapolis or Lake Normandale, pillow top beds, pool and fitness room. The free Bright Side Breakfast offers hot waffles, a rotating hot menu and more. Bright Side Market is open 24 hours for a handy snack.
TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 203 MEETING SPACES: 6 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 2,800 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 729 SQ. FT. (LAKE HIAWATHA)
Guests enjoy comfortable rooms with pillow top mattresses for a restful night’s sleep. Jake’s Restaurant is on site and offers excellent American cuisine served up in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.
HOLIDAY INN BLOOMINGTON WEST MSP AIRPORT AREA
COUNTRY INN & SUITES AT MALL OF AMERICA
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 152 MEETING SPACES: 2 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 1,630 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 1,280 SQ. FT. (ENGLISH CONSERVATORY)
A full hotel renovation and multi-million-dollar expansion was completed in 2015, creating the perfect setting for your next event. With space for up to 50 people and a boardroom accommodating 10, it’s ideal for team-building events or seminars.
Two distinct meeting facilities offer great options for large or small events, corporate meetings and group conferences. Choose the larger 1,280 square foot English Conservatory for bigger events or the more intimate Whitney Room, which accommodates up to 38 people.
Charming décor and comfortable amenities provide a welcoming atmosphere sure to please your team. Relax in spacious hotel rooms after a day at nearby Mall of America. T.G.I. Friday’s, IHOP and Chevy’s provide easy access to crowdpleasing comfort food.
Totally remodeled guestrooms, generous amenities, and all-white down bedding will make guests feel right at home. The 5120 Restaurant offers an elegant dining experience with the finest in American cuisine. Onyx Bar is a comfortable, luxurious spot to grab a drink.
AT A GLANCE: TOTAL GUEST ROOMS: 234 MEETING SPACES: 1 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 728 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 728 SQ. FT. (CARLSON MEETING ROOM)
Unique Meeting Spaces MALL OF AMERICA PARKVIEW MEETING & EVENT CENTER
HYLAND HILLS CHALET
Nestled in the scenic 1,000 acre Hyland Lake Park Reserve, the chalet offers two great rental spaces with the seated capacity of up to 320. The newly renovated chalet features a soaring pine ceiling, a large bank of windows and a fantastic view of the south hills.
Located in Mall of America, Parkview Meeting + Event Center features 4,000 square feet of private event space as well as an outdoor balcony that overlooks Nickelodeon Universe. The room is equipped with full A/V capabilities, perimeter lighting and private restrooms.
AT A GLANCE: MEETING SPACES: 4 TOTAL MEETING SPACE: 6,840 SQ. FT. LARGEST MEETING ROOM: 4,000 SQ. FT. (PARKVIEW)
The Executive Center is a 2,834 square foot facility with four meeting spaces. Overlooking Nickelodeon Universe®, this space is perfect for conducting meetings, conferences and receptions. Audiovisual equipment is available.
The Alpine Room boasts 40 foot windows with a dramatic panoramic view of the entire ski hill. This unique space is perfect for corporate outings and meetings. It’s available from April through September.
AT A GLANCE: MEETING SPACES: 2 CAPACITY: SEATED - 320 THEATER STYLE - 350 SOCIAL - 420 • 17 approved caterers to choose from • In-house beverage and bar service • Outdoor patio • Free Wi-Fi • Surround sound system
OUR EXPERIENCED STAFF IS READY TO HELP
Meeting, Conventions & Groups
Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau
2131 Lindau Lane, Suite 420
Bloomington, MN 55425 BloomingtonMN.org/meetings
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Photo: TJ Turner
Bloomington, MN has it all—central location, outstanding facilities, top hotels, incredible value, exceptional dining and countless fun thin...
Published on Jan 3, 2017
Bloomington, MN has it all—central location, outstanding facilities, top hotels, incredible value, exceptional dining and countless fun thin...