Welcome to Minneapolis!

We’ve hosted Confab in our beloved hometown of Minneapolis since our debut in 2011, and there’s good reason for it. Your visit to Minneapolis is sure to be one of many highlights of your Confab experience.

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Photo of the Minneapolis skyline and lakes in the foreground on a sunny day
Photo of three happy attendees at the confab party outside on a nice evening
Photo of the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis

COVID planning

We’re carefully tracking all the latest health and safety guidance for large group gatherings from the CDC and the Minnesota Department of Health, and we plan to follow it precisely.  Learn more about our COVID planning to see how we’re ensuring that Confab stays safe for everyone.

The conference hotel

Confab takes place at the Hyatt Regency, a hotel located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. All conference activities take place at the hotel or within easy walking distance. The conference room rate for a single/double room is $199 per night.

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Getting around

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is a major Delta hub that serves most domestic and several international airlines. There are many ground transportation options to get you to the conference hotel.

If you’ll be driving, the Hyatt Regency has an on-site parking ramp that offers daily rates. There are several other nearby parking options in the area as well.

Once you’re here, there are many ways to get around if you’d like to get out and explore the city.

Light rail

The Metro Transit light rail runs between the airport and downtown Minneapolis. It can also get you to St. Paul if you are looking to explore.

Bus

The Metro Transit bus service operates throughout Minneapolis and neighboring St. Paul.

Ride sharing

Lyft and Uber operate in Minneapolis, as well as several local taxi services. Most taxi services accept credit cards.

Nice Ride

Rent a bike at one of the many Nice Ride stations throughout the city. Many city streets have bike lanes.

Scooters

See a scooter parked on the sidewalk? That’s either a Bird or a Lime and can be rented by the minute.

Walking

There are many amenities and attractions within walking distance of the conference hotel.

A note about the weather

Minnesota weather is notoriously unpredictable, especially in spring. If you’ll be joining us for Confab, rest assured we’ll keep an eye out on the weather for you and will let you know if you need to pack an umbrella, sunglasses, parka, or all of the above.