Things To Do

Explore the bold north

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Why Minneapolis?

Minneapolis is the birthplace of some of the greatest health inventions and home to some of the biggest health care companies in the world. Manova is proud to take part in the rich history of health leadership in Minnesota.

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Getting to Minneapolis

From the light rail and bus system to the nearly 10 miles of skyway in downtown, Minneapolis has plenty of options to get around.

Ground Transportation

Getting to downtown Minneapolis from MSP takes about 25 minutes by car. You can pick up a ride sharing service or taxi from either terminal, as well as take the Metro Transit bus.

Parking

No room at the venue? No worries. There are plenty of convenient parking locations within walking distance. Find more information on convenient ramps and rates for parking near the conference venue.

MSP Airport

Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) has two terminals in close proximity to each other that serve the Twin Cities. While not connected, both terminals are in Southeast Minneapolis. The light rail is a convenient way to travel between terminals, and to downtown Minneapolis.

The Depot

The Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, the Depot stands as a beautiful blend between modern class and historical elegance. We are proud to have the recently renovated Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, the Depot as home to the 2019 Manova Summit and our lodging partner. Click on the link below to view rooms at discounted rates for guests attending our conference.

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Things to do

From the abundance of parks and lakes, the nationally renowned food and craft beer, and art on nearly every corner, Minneapolis has something to offer for everyone.

Minneapolis sports scene
Minneapolis sports scene
Best Team in baseball? Yep. Purple Pride? You Betcha. Get in on this action. Minnesota boasts professional teams across nearly all sports - and we're proud of it.
St. Paul, the twin city
St. Paul, the twin city
Don't forget about St. Paul! Only 20 minutes over the river, this twin city offers a variety of spots to explore. Summit Ave, Lowertown, and the Science Museum, just to name a few.
Twin Cities Startup Week
Twin Cities Startup Week
One of the largest free entrepreneurial events in the United States, Twin Cities Startup Week celebrates the efforts of inventors and innovators. October 9-16, 2019.

Our favorite bites

Home to both nationally recognized chefs and local favorites, the restaurants here come in all shapes, sizes and price points. Minneapolis embraces good food, good drink, and especially good restaurants.

Restaurant Alma
Restaurant Alma
Book early because this local favorite fills up fast! Restaurant Alma welcomes guests with genuine hospitality and diverse, modern American cooking. This beautiful, casual environment is one of our favorite spots!
Spoon & Stable
Spoon & Stable
A French-inspired menu in a vintage carriage house. Spoon and Stable seeks to break boundaries by creating inspiring experiences for our hometown of Minneapolis, the culinary community, and for each other. 
Spoonriver
Spoonriver
Contemporary restaurant crafting American fare, including veggie & vegan items. Committed to the advancement of organics, the support of local growers and serving the freshest, most delicious food possible.

Photo Gallery

All photos courtesy of Meet Minneapolis

Learn and explore with us

Make your conference a complete experience. Immerse yourself in innovating conversations on the frontier of health and wellness, and experience everything our wonderful city has to offer at the same time.

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