• Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA-MSP Talks Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium

     
    FROM THE Winter 2017 ISSUE
     

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. Bausch addressed what planners will need to know about NFL-sanctioned and Minnesota Super Bowl LII Host Committee events, as well as the legacy that the Super Bowl will leave in Minnesota—including its Super Bowl Legacy Fund charitable arm and the supplier diversity Business Connect program.

Graves Hospitality has proposed plans for a future development on the current site that will necessitate the immediate closing of Bradstreet Craftshouse in Minneapolis.

The restuarant opened in 2009 in the downtown Minneapolis Graves 601 Hotel. In 2014, Graves Hospitality sold the hotel and the Bradstreet concept was moved to the Lowry Hill neighborhood of Minneapolis. It opened again in 2015. In approximately 14 months, Bradstreet will open within the InterContinental Hotel, which will be directly connected by skyway to Terminal One of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport.

 

One highway exit away from Minnesota's largest city, there’s an oasis of free parking, great shopping and a bustling social scene. “We like to say that we’re so close to Minneapolis, we share a ZIP code,” says Becky Bakken, president and CEO of Discover St. Louis Park. “We’re convenient and near all the experiences and activities that meeting and event participants want.” 

 

Colorado properties, suppliers, and meeting and event planners gather each year at Destination Colorado’s Front Range Trade Show, held this year on Dec. 1 at EXDO Event Center in Denver. The organization’s annual meeting and awards were held immediately before the show.