Exhibitor Registration Open and Workshop Presenter Recruitment

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Exhibit at the 2019 Conference

NCR invites you to join us as an exhibitor at the 2019 Community Connections Conference  on Saturday, February 2 in the Minneapolis Convention Center, lower level, in Hall A. The conference brings together neighborhoods, communities, residents and local government to make connections and build capacity during a day of interactive exhibits, workshops, round tables and an opening panel.

One Family One Community exhibiting at the 2018 Community Connections Conference
2018 Exhibit Hall Visitors Community Connections Conference

Exhibitor space is free for nonprofits and public entities. For-profit exhibitors or any exhibitor selling a product must pay $100 and provide the payment receipt number at the time of registration. If this applies to you, read the payment instructions here...

Exhibitors will receive:

  • A 10'x10' exhibit space.
  • A table, table skirt and two chairs.
  • Inclusion in program in print and online. 
  • Complimentary breakfast, lunch and beverages.

Please note that Wi-Fi and electrical service are not included, but they are available for purchase from Minneapolis Convention Center Exhibitor Information.

If you are a City employee, partner or neighborhood organization and would also be interested in hosting a workshop, please email Nick at nicholas.ngo@minneapolismn.gov before Dec. 21, 2018.

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Do you have an idea for a workshop?

This year's theme will be Together: Mobilizing for a better Minneapolis.

We are seeking proposals from individuals, communities, organizations, City departments and institutions that represent a variety of voices, modes of expression and experience.

If you would be interested in hosting a workshop, please email Nick at Nicholas.ngo@minneapolismn.gov before December 21, 2018 with the following information:

  • Your company or organization name.
  • Address, City, State and Zip code.
  • Contact information.
  • Presenter information.
  • Name(s), Title(s).
  • Name and contact information of additional presenters or panelists.  
  • Session Title: 5-7 words maximum.
  • Synopsis: A few sentences to be used in program booklets.
  • Full description: 300 words maximum, including learning objectives.
  • Preferred schedule: Morning or afternoon.
  • Time needed for set up and clean up.
  • Session format: Debate, clinic, dialogue, moderated session, panel, presentation, etc.
  • Equipment: Please send a request if additional equipment is needed. Organizers can provide flip charts, markers, room set-up, LCD projector, screen, a microphone, speakers (upon request).
Desralynn Cole Presenting on Understanding Trauma at the 2018 Community Connections Conference


For questions, accommodations or alternative formats, please contact Neighborhood and Community Relations at 612-673-3737 or email us at ncr@minneapolismn.gov. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 agents at 612-673-3000. TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

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