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Northstar Commuter Rail/Northstar Link Commuter Bus is available with stops at Target Field, Coon Rapids, Anoka, Ramsey, Elk River, Big Lake, Becker and St. Cloud (passengers are dropped off downtown St. Cloud, where all conference venues are located)


Public parking is available in various locations scattered throughout downtown St. Cloud. Please see conference map (PDF).


Lunch on Thursday is on your own in downtown St. Cloud. A restaurant map will be in your conference packets and available at registration. Continental breakfasts, the Wednesday evening Opening Reception, and Friday lunch are included in your registration fee.


Please note that all tours involve some walking as conference locations are spread throughout downtown St. Cloud. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Friday afternoon tours are included in your registration fee. 

Evening Events

The Wednesday evening Opening Reception is included in your registration fee.

Thursday Evening, September 12. Happy Hour and Evening Dine-Around, 4:30-7:00 p.m. Begin with yummy appetizers at several downtown establishments – just show your conference name badge and you will receive special $5 appetizers! Take advantage of the daily happy hour specials too. Check your conference tote bag for participating establishments.

Special Preview Performance of "Chicago," 7:00 p.m. showtime 913 W. Saint Germain Street, Paramount Center for the Arts and St. Cloud’s GREAT (Great River Educational Arts Theatre) Theatre are rolling out the red carpet exclusively for conference attendees with a special preview performance of Chicago! Tickets are at a special reduced rate. Both grand and beautiful, the original 1921 historic Paramount Center for the Arts offers exceptional entertainment, a cash bar and comfortable seating. This will surely round out your evening with a memorable and enjoyable experience. (Please note this show contains adult language.) 

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