For delegates and planners, Mankato presents some of the most affordable and easily accessible elements for successful meetings and conventions in Southern Minnesota. We excel at hosting meetings and conventions because of our diverse lodging, highly skilled event management teams, accessibility, affordability and our state-of-the-art facilities. Our extensive trails, outdoor adventures, sports and cultural encounters enhance the experience for delegates and planners. Let the experienced staff of Visit Mankato help you find the perfect spot for your next meeting or convention. Just a short 75 miles from Minneapolis, Mankato offers unique, flexible, affordable and easily accessible meeting venues with capability to host events of up to 5,000 people.