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The Design of Medical Devices Conference Venues:

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The closest parking ramp is the Washington Avenue Ramp which charges $12.00 per day ($2.50/hour). Graduate Minneapolis (formerly The Commons Hotel) also has Valet parking available. There is street parking located in various places around the hotel and McNamara Alumni Center that have meters that accept credit cards. The conference does not validate.


Hotel Information

All conference attendees must reserve and pay for their own accommodations. DMD will be hosted at the Graduate Minneapolis (formerly The Commons Hotel) in Minneapolis, MN and is offering a special discounted rates for conference attendees. For attendees wishing to stay elsewhere, we have provided alternate suggestions for hotels in the area.

The Commons Hotel

2018 DMD Room Block Rate Deadline has been extended to March 21.
You can make reservation in 2 ways:

1) Call 800-822-6757 or 612-379-8888 and ask for the Design of Medical Devices DMD 2018 room block.

2) Online Reservations

Alternative Local Hotels


Days Hotel University
2407 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Sales Number: 612-623-9303

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
225 South 3rd Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401


Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Terminal 1-Lindbergh
4300 Glumack Drive, St. Paul, MN 55111

Terminal 2-Humphrey
7150 Humphrey Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55450

Transportation Options

Public transportation is available through Metro Transit, which provides both Light Rail Transit and public Bus Service within the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The UMN Central Corridor has been Completed!

Vehicle Rental Companies that serve the metro area:

Area Attractions & MN Tourism Resources

Meet Minneapolis is the official site of MN tourism. Other sites for tourism information include:

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