Community Connections Conference

Information and updates about the annual Community Connections Conference.
Join us on May 21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join us on May 21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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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 2022 Community Connections Conference was on Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 


Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall B, Level One (first floor) 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Hall B is closest to the entrance on 3rd Ave. S. 

Hall B floor plan and Convention Center room map.


Dance, music, kid's activities, food, community conversations about interesting topics, over 100 exhibits and more. Read the full program on the conference app.


Register on the conference app or in person on the day of the conference in front of Hall B in multiple languages starting at 8:30 a.m.


This year's conference theme is "forward together," welcoming all communities to reconnect with the City and get involved in moving Minneapolis forward.

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.
2018 Community Connections Conference exhibit hall visitors conversing

Free rides to Community Connections Conference

You can ride the bus or light rail for free to the Community Connections Conference on May 21 courtesy of conference sponsor, Metro Transit.

Download your pass

Free rides to Community Connections Conference Saturday, May 21, Click here to download your passbutton from Metro Transit


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105 Fifth Ave., Room 425
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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