Category Archives: Services Accordion

Incentive Program

Written on November 12, 2013 at 5:19 pm, by

Visit Mankato has incentive dollars available to meetings and conventions that choose Mankato as the host city for their upcoming event. We want to help you offset the costs of planning a large event with our incentive program and various free services. We’re here to help with your next event. Contact Group Sales. Go>

Visitor Information

Written on November 12, 2013 at 4:19 pm, by

In Minnesota, only Mankato offers enriching cultural encounters such as headliner concerts, theater, music, visual arts and lively entertainment in combination with its vibrant downtown, extensive cycling trails and historic river valley. To top it all off, we are easily accessible and just a short 75 minutes from Minneapolis. Visit our Visitor Center or flip  Continue Reading »

Guest Tours & Events

Written on November 11, 2013 at 5:19 pm, by

Let Visit Mankato put together a plan for your off-site activities so you can kick-back and share those special moments with your colleagues, friends and family. We can provide ideas for offsite activities and local events to entertain your event participants. We also have suggestions for guests of convention-goers as well. Explore Mankato. Go> Download  Continue Reading »

Media & Public Relations

Written on November 11, 2013 at 5:18 pm, by

We want to help you get the word out about your convention. We offer the following services upon request: • Distribute news releases to local media contacts about your convention • Provide a customized event website • Inform local businesses and hospitality partners of your convention through Visit Mankato and Greater Mankato Growth newsletters We’re  Continue Reading »

Shuttle Transportation

Written on November 11, 2013 at 5:18 pm, by

Mankato is just a short 75 minutes from Minneapolis. Just one of our many assets is our accessibility. In addition to it being easy to get around town in Mankato, we are also very accessible by land or air. The Mankato Regional Airport offers chartered flight services and commercial flights are available just a short  Continue Reading »

Program Planning

Written on November 11, 2013 at 5:18 pm, by

The goal of the staff at Visit Mankato is to customize each meeting and convention based on your specific wants and needs. We also can help you with the content of your meeting or convention by organizing and implementing: Welcome letters and opening remarks from local dignitaries Invocations from local clergy Guest speakers Entertainment We’re  Continue Reading »

Facility Site Visits

Written on November 6, 2013 at 5:18 pm, by

After reviewing the competitive bids, we invite you to visit greater Mankato and experience first-hand our state-of-the-art facilities and hotel properties. You will also meet with experienced planning staff at the facilities. We’re here to help with your next event. Contact Group Sales. Go>  

Bidding Assistance

Written on January 13, 2013 at 5:03 pm, by

Your event planning starts with Visit Mankato coordinating and submitting competitive bids from local meeting and lodging facilities. First provide us with your meeting specifications. Then we’ll send those specifications to the appropriate hotels and/or venues in greater Mankato. Finally the hotels/venues return the bid proposals back to you directly or in a formal bid  Continue Reading »