2017 Annual Business Conference
April 27-29, 2017

Hilton Minneapolis - St. Paul Airport/Mall of America
3800 American Blvd. E. 
Bloomington, MN 55425

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Watch this video for best practices of how to schedule and conduct a meeting
with your legislator on Friday, April 28th between 2:00 and 3:00pm. 


Book Your Hotel Room
or call 952-854-2100
*Discounted group rate expires April 18
(mention MEA when booking via phone)    

Awards Nomination Form (PDF)
At this conference, will be recognizing those who have made contributions to the industry and who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Please download the form below and submit your nominations with a short explanation of why you are nominating a particular individual. Nominations are due by March 31. Thank you for your help!

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Summer Conference

August 10-12, 2017

Minneapolis Marriott West
9960 Wayzata Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Book Your Hotel Room
or call 952-544-4400
*Discounted group rate expires July 20
(mention MEA when booking via phone)    

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Winter Conference

November 30 - December 2, 2017

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Dr. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

More details coming soon!
Winter Business Conference
  • Held in December
  • Location of venue is typically in a metro suburb
  • Holiday themed fun
  • Committee Meetings
  • Numerous housekeeping and business needs attended to
  • Spouses encouraged to attend
View Information and Photos from MEA's past Winter Conferences
2016 Winter Conference - December 2-3, 2016 - Hyatt Regency - Bloomington
2015 Winter Conference - December 3-5, 2015 - Hilton - Bloomington
2014 Winter Conference - December 4-6, 2014 - Hilton - Bloomington
Summer Conference & Product Show
  • Held in August
  • 30 Vendors displaying new products and tools at the Product Show
  • Family friendly Conference with fun activities for everyone

View Information and Photos from MEA's past Summer Conferences
2016 Summer Conference - Aug 11-13, 2016 - Marriott West - Minneapolis
2015 Summer Conference - June 18-20, 2015 - Marriott West - Minneapolis
2014 Summer Conference - June 12-14 - Arrowwood Resort - Alexandria​​

Spring Business Conference
  • Held in March or April
  • Location of venue is typically in Minneapolis
  • Every other year, it is held immediately before the NCEL Expo
  • Election of new officers
  • Committee Meetings
  • Numerous housekeeping and business needs attended to
  • Award Ceremony

View Information and Photos from MEA's past Spring Conferences
2016 Spring Conference - April 11-13, 2016 - Marriott City Center, Minneapolis
2015 Spring Conference - March 12-15, 2015 - Courtyard Marriott - Minneapolis
2014 Spring Conference - April 14-16, 2014 - Hyatt Regency - Minneapolis

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