Frequently Asked Questions
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Why should I have my event in Bloomington?
Bloomington is just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, St. Paul and MSP International Airport. Our central location puts you close to world-class attractions including Mall of America. You'll find over 35 hotels able to accommodate 10-2,000, plus plenty of free parking and free shuttles.
Where is Bloomington located?
Bloomington is located just 12 minutes south of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. We’re home to Mall of America and the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, providing service to 18 airlines.
How does the Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau help plan your event?
We save you time and money by collecting event proposals from Bloomington hotels. Instead of calling multiple hotels, just make one call to us and we’ll do all the work. We help determine your needs and contact only the hotels you choose providing them with a Request for Proposal (RFP) with your event details. Our services are FREE and there are no hidden commissions or fees when you use our services. Hotels respond either directly to you or through the BCVB if you prefer.
Who needs to fill out an RFP?
If you are planning a meeting for 10 to 2,000 people, Submit an RFP to the Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau.
How do I submit a Request for Proposal (RFP)?
If you have a document with all of your meeting details, then you can simply send us your document via our online upload process. Or you can fill out our quick online RFP form. Get started now!
How long does the process take?
We will submit your request to hotels within 24 hours. You determine how much time hotels have to respond.
What type of event support services do you offer?
From start to finish, the Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau will support you with our extensive services. Learn more.
Can I contact someone to learn more?
Yes. We have 5 qualified Sales Managers ready to serve you. Meet our team or call us at 866-435-7425.
Bloomington MN Meeting RFP
Let our professional staff work with you to ensure a smooth process in planning your meeting in Bloomington.
Choose from the options below so we can best match your needs.
I would like to submit an RFP Online
Complete our online RFP form to provide the information we need to help make your meetings and events a success.
I have a document prepared
If you have prepared a document with your event specifications, you can upload your document along with some basic contact information.
I’ve already booked my meeting
If you’ve already made your event arrangements, but would like to request promotional materials or other assistance, please email us and let us know how we can help.
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