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2017 State APA Minnesota Planners Conference

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The brochure for the 2017 Conference is available in .pdf format.

The annual APA MN conference is in Mankato this year, from Wednesday, September 27, 2017, to Friday, September 29, 2017. The theme of this year's conference is "Around the Bend: What's Next for Planning" to focus on areas of change, future needs, and adapting to nuances in planning. The sessions will feature a variety of topics, from economic development to community engagement and equity. Please mark your calendars to join your colleagues and other planning professionals at the conference. Registration information will be available in early August. Meanwhile, if you have any questions or need additional information, you can contact conference co-chairs Raya Esmaeili (raya.esmaeili@gmail.com) and Mike Palermo (michaelppalermo@gmail.com).

Registration is Now Open!

Members and Presenters

For the state conference in Mankato in September, APA MN has rooms reserved at two hotels. To take advantage of the group rates, please book your rooms by the dates below and mention the American Planning Association conference rate at the time of reservation.

Mankato City Center Hotel
101 E Main St.
APA MN rate $86.00 plus tax/night.
Reservation must be made by August 27, 2017 to receive the group rate.

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel
20 Civic Center Plaza.
APA MN rate $119.00 plus tax/night.
Reservation may be made by calling or going through the website at www.mankatodowntown.stayhgi.com and using the code AP1. Reservation must be made by September 5, 2017 to receive the group rate.

Parking is available for the conference in the Mankato Place Parking Ramp next to the Hilton.


American Planning Association Minnesota

9288 Beverly Drive
Breezy Point, MN 56472

phone: 1-888-882-5369 (toll free)
e-mail: registration@plannersconference.com