Category - Press Releases

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The Board of Directors of the newly formed Mayo Civic Center and Convention and Visitors Bureau Corporation (“Corporation”) has recommended SMG for the award of the contract to provide venue

The City of Rochester and Experience Rochester are pleased to share that Mr. Joe Ward has been named as the incoming President of the newly forming corporation. Ward was selected following the


Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 AM

The final four NCAA Division III women's basketball teams arrived in Rochester, MN, on Wednesday to kick off a championship weekend that will crown this year's national champion Saturday evening. The

March Madness Bounces Into Rochester, MN

Friday, March 9, 2018 12:00 AM

A piece of "March Madness" will bounce into Rochester, MN on March 16-17 when the sports-loving city hosts the NCAA 2018 Division III Women's Basketball Championship.

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Fireball Run adventure travel series rolls into Rochester

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Rochester, Minnesota was one of eight destinations selected to participate in Season 11 of Fireball Run, a 26-episode adventure travel series broadcast on Amazon. Fireball Run, which will be in

A community celebration to recognize the Grand Opening of the convention center expansion at the Mayo Civic Center will get underway at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 with a public Ribbon Cutting

An exciting month is underway at Rochester, Minnesota's newly-expanded Mayo Civic Center, with the first post-expansion convention being held in the center's brand-new event suites on April 6-7.

The convention center addition to the Mayo Civic Center is available for hosting events beginning April 1, 2017. The $84 million project for the City of Rochester includes a 38,500 square-foot

Mayo Civic Center Construction Surpasses Milestones

Friday, August 21, 2015 12:00 AM

A significant project for the City of Rochester, the convention center addition to the Mayo Civic Center, reached the 10 percent completion mark on July 31, 2015. The project, which broke ground on

1. Since the Mayo Civic Center project received state funding, it is required to achieve a minimum 75% recycling goal of both construction demolition materials and excess scrap materials/packaging