Venue for the Conference and Retreat:
McNamara Alumni Center
1926 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Hotel Nearby:
The Commons Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414


Driving Directions:

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The closest regional airport to the Annual IEM Conference and Retreat is the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Flights can be arranged through most major airlines.


Transportation Options:
Transportation throughout the Twin Cities is readily available, including Light Rail transit from the airport, connecting to the University of Minnesota, as well as both Minneapolis and St. Paul Downtown areas.

If you are arriving from the airport and would like to take advantage of this option, The McNamara Alumni Center can be reached by taking the Blue Line Northbound towards Minneapolis, transferring at Downtown East Station to the Green Line for two stops to the East Bank Station. This station is within a block of the alumni center and very convenient for travelers new to the area. Approximate commute time by rail is 30-40 minutes.

Bus Scheduling:
Metro Transit


Vehicle Rental:
A-one Limo and Car Service: 612-328-3553
Alamo: 1-800-327-9633
Avis: 1-800-831-2847
Budget: 1-800-527-0700
Dollar: 1-800-800-4000
Enterprise: 1-800-325-8007
Hertz: 1-800-654-3131
National: 1-800-227-7368
Super Shuttle: 1-800-258-3826



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