Last chance to propose a workshop for 2019 Community Connections Conference

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Eight days left to propose a workshop

2017 Collaborative Public Safety Strategies project at Little Earth presentation at 2018 Community Connections Conference

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

We are seeking proposals from individuals, communities, organizations, City departments and institutions of workshops that embody this theme of unity and creative solutions to community challenges.

If you would be interested in hosting a workshop, please email Nick at before December 21, 2018. Read more...

Successes of past years' conferences

Closing Session Community Connections Conference 2018 Crowd Photo

On February 10, 2018, just under 700 residents, elected leaders, and representatives from nonprofits and community organizations came together to learn about civic engagement opportunities, community partnerships, social justice initiatives and ways to shape local government policies. You can view past years' conference reports, including feedback from 2018 the community round table, here.

Programming in 2018 included an opening panel on transformative leadership, two sessions of workshops, a community round table with the Mayor and members of City Council, a neighborhood showcase and over 100 exhibits.

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,

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

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.

View and share the event on Facebook here.

For questions, accommodations or alternative formats, please contact Neighborhood and Community Relations at 612-673-3737 or email us at 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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