Meeting & Event Planning

Meeting & Event Planning

Altour
7447 Egan Dr., Ste. 300
Savage, MN 55378
952-447-1333
altour.com

Contact: Mary Sue Leathers
(president, Altour Performance)
››› Recent events: corporate meetings, incentive programs

Ann Plans, LLC
2150 Hartford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55116
651-308-9824
annplans.com

Contact: info@annplans.com
››› Recent events: Modern Press client appreciation event

BeEvents
2131 Broadway St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-360-3180
beeventsdesign.com

Contact: Ryan Hanson (creative producer and chief designer)
››› Recent events: Best Buy, Boston Scientific, Land O’Lakes; galas for Children’s Cancer Research Fund, Minnesota Orchestra and Children’s Theatre Company

Best Meetings, Inc.
2626 E 82nd St., Ste. 270
Bloomington, MN 55425
952-858-8875
bestmeetings.com

Contact: Barbara Louis (CEO); James Louis
››› Recent events: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Divorce Camp, MNDone conference

Bi Worldwide
7630 Bush Lake Road
Edina, MN 55439
952-835-4800
biworldwide.com

Contact: minneapolis@biworldwide.com
››› Recent events: Children’s Cancer Research Fund Dawn of a Dream Gala, NCAA Honors celebration

Blue Marble Events
3017 39th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55406
612-226-9794

Contact: Ruth Wikoff-Jones

Bungalow 6 Design
575 9th St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
952-681-7084
bungalowsix.com

Contact: Todd Pinzuti (owner)
››› Recent events: Walker Art Center Avant Garden 2012, Cardinal Glass Industries 50-year celebration

Carrousel Meetings & Incentives
6625 Lyndale Ave. S, Ste. 104
Minneapolis, MN 55423
612-866-2503
carrouseltravel.com

Contact: Lucy Hicks (director of sales and marketing)
››› Recent events: Securian Financial Group, ABOTA, IATL, Mayo Clinic and U.S. Bancorp

Coleman Mason Events
695 Mount Curve Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55116
651-698-2678, 612-325-4657
colemanmasonevents.com

Contact: Char Mason (owner); Cookie Coleman (owner)
››› Recent events: Knutson Construction’s centennial events, FAME store director summit, Abbott Hospital gala

CRC Meeting & Event Management
5858 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55417
612-378-0551
crcmeetings.com

Contact: Reid Romsaas
(vice president, sales and marketing)
››› Recent events: 2012 Ecolab’s Performance Excellence program, 2012 MSDA summer conference, 2012 Omron national sales meeting

Creative Concepts and Events
601 Campus Dr., Ste. 12
New Brighton, MN 55416
651-982-0446
creativeconceptsevents.com

Contact: Brent Bixby (president)

EDGProductions
311 120th St. NW
Monticello, MN 55362
763-878-2660
edgproductions.com

Contact: Nancy Jacobs (president)
››› Recent events: Best Western Las Vegas, KPMG Minneapolis, Fraser gala, MEDA gala, breast cancer conference

Ellis International
4688 Flag Ave. N
New Hope, MN 55428
763-537-6977
ellisinternational.com

Contact: Dana Ellis (president and CEO)
››› Recent events: National sales meeting for large corporation, medical company’s holiday party

Equinox Creative
7100 Metro Blvd., Ste. 315
Edina, MN 55439
952-893-1293
equinoxcreative.com

Contact: Michael Vennerstrom (president)
››› Recent events: Global sales meeting, health care trade show, interactive medical device training program

Event Architects
3147 Webster Ave. S
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-920-5875
eventarch.com

Contact: Kristi Shepherd (principal); Fred Shepherd
››› Recent events: Living Green Expo, Walk to End Hunger at MOA, Lillehei Heart Institute’s Red Hot Soiree, Catholic Charities St. Nicholas Dinner

Event BizNiz
5240 39th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55417
612-916-8890
eventbizniz.com

Contact: Diane Pearson (freelance meeting professional)

The Event Group, Inc.
2815 Wayzata Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55405
763-548-1300
eventshows.com

Contact: Eileen Manning (president and CEO)
››› Recent events: Robotics Alley conference and expo, Cyber Security summit, Electromed forum on airway clearance, 10th Annual LifeScience Alley conference and expo

Event Lab
7664 Washington Ave. S
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-224-8558
eventlab.net

Contact: Jack Noble (president)
››› Recent events: 100th anniversary celebration of the Girl Scouts, 100th anniversary of law firm, CEO retirement, charity galas

Eventive Meetings
943 Barton Ave. NW
Buffalo, MN 55313
612-327-5550
eventivemeetings.com

Contact: Liza Lampi (event planner)
››› Recent events: Minnesota High Tech Association Tekne Awards

Experient
20259 Jackson St. NE
Cedar, MN 55011
763-413-2507
experient-inc.com

Contact: Monica Falk (national account manager)
››› Recent events: Corporate and association events for up to 10,000 attendees

Groups Meetings Incentives, Inc.
1700 Niagara Lane N, Ste. 100
Plymouth, MN 55447
612-341-8189
gmitravelinc.com

Contact: Jeff Cudd (executive vice president)
››› Recent events: Board of directors meeting for auto company, national sales conference for national broker dealer, international incentive travel program for medical device company

HelmsBriscoe
9 W Franklin Ave., Ste. 207
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-354-2148
helmsbriscoe.com

Contact: Michael Bergman (vice president)
››› Recent events: Corporate and association group meetings

 

Hire A Host
1001 Holly Lane, Ste. 100
Burnsville, MN 55337
952-426-2004
hireahost.net

Contact: Melanie Vejdani (president and CEO)
››› Recent events: Motorwerks BMW employee appreciation event, Quality Bicycle Products conference, KPMG holiday party, Ameriprise Financial reception

Ilaug Conference Resources
1560 Skyline Tr.
Eagan, MN 55121
651-408-2181
econferenceresources.com

Contact: Melissa Ilaug (president and owner)
››› Recent events: User conference for 500, national sales meeting for 700

Jigsaw Unlimited
2904 Raleigh Ave.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-926-4411
jigsawunlimited.com

Contact: Susan Diamond
››› Recent events: Corporate and real estate events, team building, fundraising and award galas

The LaClare Group, Inc.
11812 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 224
Minnetonka, MN 55305
952-737-6999
laclaregroup.com

Contact: Caytie Pohlen-LaClare (owner and president)
››› Recent events: Medical device company’s national sales meetings, international education conferences, incentive trip for national restaurant company

Linda Dobson Events, LLC
100 Tanglewood Lane
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047
651-433-3740
lindadobsonevents.com

Contact: Linda Dobson (president)
››› Recent events: Edina Realty expo, Prime Therapeutics conferences, Minnetonka Summerfest

Lithium Logistics Group
13220 45th Ave. N
Plymouth, MN 55442
763-390-1380

Contact: Julie Ann Schmidt (president)
››› Recent events: Honeywell Nobel Initiative, Republican Party of Minnesota state convention, event for television production company

Live Spark
700 Raymond Ave., Ste. 100
St. Paul, MN 55114
651-289-7375
live-spark.com

Contact: Dan Yaman (president)
››› Recent events: National sales meetings for Honeywell, Terex, Akamai

Luxe Productions, Inc.
365 Lakeview Ave.
Excelsior, MN 55331
612-269-9632
luxe-productions.com

Contact: Nicolle Sellers (owner)

MetroConnections, Inc.
1650 W 82nd St., Ste. 125
Bloomington, MN 55431
612-333-8687
metroconnections.com

Contact: Tom McCulloch (vice president )
››› Recent events: Patterson Dental Practice Success Roadshow, Healthland Connect ‘12, Syngenta Capital & Demo Days, 2012 International Institute of Auditors annual conference

Moss Cairns, LLC
825 Nicollet Mall, Ste. 1225
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-371-9391
mosscairns.com

Contact: Steve Moss (principal)
››› Recent events: Medical education, training, executive leadership meetings

MotivAction
16355 36th Ave. N, Ste. 100
Plymouth, MN 55446
763-412-3000
motivaction.com

Contact: Bill Bryson (CEO)
››› Recent events: Sales event for medical device manufacturer, incentive program for direct sales organization

MSP Resources
2301 Crestview Ave. N, Ste. 200
Golden Valley, MN 55422
763-287-8778
mspres.com

Contact: Joan Jeska (president)
››› Recent events: Event on Mexican Riviera at Mayakoba

Oeu’Vre Creative
2909 Bryant Ave. S, Ste. 302
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-212-7552
oeuvrecreative.com

Contact: Michelle Hogan (creative director)
›››Recent events: International sales meetings

Prestige Resorts & Destinations
221 N First St., Ste. 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-767-8455
meetprestige.com

Contact: Kevin Blaeser (regional director of sales)
››› Recent events: Corporate and association meetings and incentive trips

The Producers, Inc.
6010 Blue Circle Dr.
Minnetonka, MN 55343
952-932-0966
the-producers.com

Contact: Ray Klempp (president)
››› Recent events: Managers meeting for regional home-center chain, international incentive travel program for a television station

Special Events Planning, LLC
26 W 10th St., Ste. 1602
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-221-1002
specialeventsplanning.net

Contact: Jo Angela Maniaci (chief strategist)
››› Recent events: Voting Just, Voting Hope; Step Up for Down Syndrome fundraising walk; various medical meetings

Special Projects and Events Consulting
1607 Mount Curve Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-374-3132

Contact: Judy McElhatton (sole proprietor)
››› Recent events: Employee recognition event at St. Paul RiverCentre

SRO Productions, InC.
6524 Walker St., Ste. 210
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
612-341-4110
sropro.com

Contact: Steven Madson (president)
››› Recent events: City Pages Wine Tasting, NightOwl Classic Bike Ride, Stone Arch Bridge Festival

The Stark Group, Inc.
301 Birch Ave. NW
St. Michael, MN 55376
763-497-2067
starkgroupinc.com

Contact: Sara Stark Mikolich (owner)
››› Recent events: Investment conferences, technology showcases, annual conferences

The Style Laboratory
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-564-3610
stylelaboratory.com
Contact: Geri Wolf

››› Recent events: AIMIA’s Passion for Excellence dinner, MN Film & TV Board Garden Party fundraiser

VEE Production Services
504 Malcolm Ave. SE, Ste. 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-378-2561
vee.com

Contact: Bonnie Ehlers

Wolfgang
761 Washington Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-339-2299
wolfgangfilms.com

Contact: Joe Schmelz (owner)
››› Recent events: Securian 2012 national sales conference, Capella University commencement, Cardio Vascular Solutions national sales meeting