An Award-Winning
Meeting & Event Venue

Modern and majestic, the McNamara Alumni Center is a bold architectural gem on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota. Its design is inspired by the Minnesota landscape: wood, water and copper. With ten unique rooms, all on the first floor, the conference center is a popular Minneapolis venue for conferences, galas and wedding receptions. We’re just 2 Light Rail stops from downtown Minneapolis. In 2015 nearly 800 meetings and special events were held here!

Voted Best Meeting Venue by Minnesota Meetings & Events magazine 2007 to 2012 and Best High-Tech Venue 2015 by Unique Venues, McNamara has many conveniences, including tunnel connections to an adjacent 500-car parking ramp and hotel, quick highway access and award-winning D’Amico Catering onsite.

Free Ice Cream

Book a June or July meeting and receive a free ice cream sundae bar.

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