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Twin Cities - Q1 SPIN Think Tank

  • 28 Feb 2013
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Earle Brown Heritage Center - 6155 Earle Brown Center - Brooklyn Center, MN

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Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Drive
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

There are a lot of exciting changes happening at SPIN, all designed to make SPIN more valuable to you. Please join us for an update, "What's New with SPIN," presented by Mike Vennerstrom, SPIN Director of Operations. We will also have a Roundtable Discussion on RFP processes, and share what resources are utilized for researching markets, meeting space/lodging, activities/entertainment, third parties, and best practices.

Schedule:

5:00 - 5:30 pm Registration
5:20 - 5:45 pm Site Tour(s)
5:45 - 6:00 pm Social
6:00 - 6:20 pm What's New with SPIN
6:20 - 7:30 pm Roundtable Discussion - RFP Process, Best Practices, Resources

The Think Tank is open to all senior-level planners with at least 10 years of experience (SPIN membership is not required, but the experience level is).  SUPPLIERS may only attend if they are a Think Tank sponsor.

DIRECTIONS TO THE INN ON THE FARM 

From the West (Plymouth, Maple Grove, St. Cloud):

Take I-494 west to I-694 east to I-94 east to the Shingle Creek Parkway exit.  At top of exit turn left onto Shingle Creek Parkway - go south.  At first stop light, which is Summit Drive North, take left and continue on Summit until you see the red Inn on the Farm sign.   Turn left and go straight through to the white arched gateway.  Parking is to the immediate left of the gate.

From the East (Downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul):

Take I-94 west to I-694 west to the Shingle Creek Parkway exit.  At top of exit turn right onto Shingle Creek Parkway - go south.  At second stop light, which is Summit Drive North, take left and continue on Summit until you see the red Inn on the Farm sign.   Turn left and to straight through to the white arched gateway.  Parking is to the immediate left of the gate.

From the South (Airport, Bloomington and Edina):

Follow I-494 West to Highway 100 north to the 57th Avenue/John Martin Drive exit.  At top of exit, go straight thru to John Martin Drive (the first intersection is 57th Avenue).  At John Martin Drive turn left and go over bridge to first stop sign, which is Earle Brown Drive.  Turn right onto Earle Brown Drive to the next stop sign and turn left on Summit Drive North.   Turn right at the first driveway on the right and continue straight through to the white arched gateway.  Parking is to the immediate left of the gate.

From the North (Coon Rapids):

Take Highway 610/252 south to Highway 100 south.  Take first possible right exit onto Summit Drive North which runs in front of K-Mart.  Go through first stop sign which is Earle Brown Drive.  Turn right at the first driveway on the right and continue straight through to the white arched gateway.  Parking is to the immediate left of the gate.

From the North (Duluth, Forest Lake):

Take I-35W south to I-694 west to the Shingle Creek Parkway exit.  At top of exit turn right onto Shingle Creek Parkway - go south.  At second stop light, which is Summit Drive North, take left and continue on Summit until you see the red Inn on the Farm sign.   Turn left and go straight through to the white arched gateway.  Parking is to the immediate left of the gate.

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