Community Connections Conference

Information and updates about the annual Community Connections Conference.
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About the conference

The Community Connections Conference is an annual free event that connects residents of Minneapolis, community groups, neighborhoods and local government. 


The 2023 Community Connections Conference date will be Saturday, June 10, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Minneapolis Convention Center, lower level, Hall A, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404.


Last year's conference featured dance, music, kid's activities, food, community conversations about interesting topics, over 100 exhibits and more. More details about the 2023 conference are coming soon.


  • 8-9 a.m. registration and exhibit hall opens
  • 9-10 a.m. opening ceremony and performances
  • 10:15-11:30 a.m. breakout sessions
  • 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. lunch
  • 1:15-2:30 p.m. breakout sessions
  • 2:45-3 p.m. closing remarks


Pre-register online or register on the day of the conference in person in multiple languages. Pre-register online today.

Exhibitor registration closed on April 30. You can sign up to get notified about next year's exhibitor registration period.


This year's theme, "Minneapolis in motion," welcomes all communities to explore the ways Minneapolis is growing, moving and changing, including through the City’s 2023-2024 priorities.

Read the City priorities.

Conference goals

We host this conference so that:

  • Residents, community groups, neighborhood organizations, City of Minneapolis departments and decision-makers can connect.
  • All communities feel welcome to get involved in local decision-making.
  • Residents learn about programs and policies that affect them.

Conference partners

CenterPoint Energy logo
Metro Transit logo
Whittier Alliance logo


Contact us

Neighborhood & Community Relations

Email NCR






Crown Roller Mill
105 Fifth Ave., Room 425
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

See list of City holidays

Meet our staff