Community Connections Conference Registration Opens in Five Days

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Opening Panel: Connecting Activism to Change

2018 Community Connections Conference panelists Terri Banaszewski, Andrea Jenkins, Velma Korbel, Patina Park and Jennifer Srey

Beginning at 9:00 a.m. at this year's conference, join us for a robust conversation about connecting community activism to systemic change. The dialogue will focus on intersectional and intergenerational movements, community engagement in the 21st century and the power of narrative.

5 days left until conference registration opens

Closing Session Community Connections Conference 2018 Crowd Photo

On January 2, 2019, we will open registration for this year's conference. RSVP for workshops, sign up to volunteer and request accommodations or interpretation services if needed.

Download the conference flyer (13MB).

Want to help us spread the word? Email to request printed flyers.

Interested in volunteering?

Volunteers guide attendees to workshops, help at the registration desk and answer questions during the conference. If you are able to help support the Community Connections Conference by volunteering, contact or sign up when you register after January 2.

Register to host an exhibit by January 16

Neighborhoods Showcase booths at 2018 Community Connections Conference

Exhibitor registration for the 2019 Community Connections Conference closes on Jan. 16, 2019. As of today, we have filled 65% of the available exhibit spaces.

This year, our exhibit hall will feature a neighborhood organization showcase and information on City of Minneapolis appointed boards and commissions.

You can apply to serve as an adviser on these boards and commissions on the issues that you care about. City staff will be on hand to answer questions. Read more...

One Family One Community exhibiting at the 2018 Community Connections Conference

Exhibitor space is free for nonprofits and public entities. For other exhibitors, read more on the exhibitor information page 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.

Last year's event had over 690 attendees from all over Minneapolis. Register your exhibit here by Jan. 16, 2019.

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.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700 •  Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 • Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.