Midwest Regional Meeting - Minneapolis

2017 Midwest Regional Meeting - Minneapolis

We’re sorry, on-line registration is now closed for the IREM Midwest Regional Meeting. Please register on-site at the Embassy Suites Minneapolis Downtown Hotel. The Midwest Regional Meeting registration desk opens at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Tuesday, June 6 and 7:00 am on Wednesday, June 7 - located in the Plymouth Ballroom Foyer.

If you have any further questions, please contact the IREM Customer and Member Services Department at (800) 837-0706 ext. 450.


Arrival Day
June 6, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Registration Open
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Welcome to Minnesota Party

West Regional Meeting Session Handouts
Access all Session Handouts here.

Chapter Leadership Event
June 7, 2017

The Chapter Leadership Event will take place at the Embassy Suites by Hilton.

Featured Speakers

Sarah Birnbach

Sarah Sheila Birnbach
Birnbach Success Solutions

Sarah Sheila Birnbach has been working with organizations for over 34 years on successful volunteer management.  During Sarah’s session, she’ll provide tools to take your chapter to greatness and help:

  • Develop a more effective volunteer recruitment process
  • Increase the diversity of your volunteer leadership
  • Maximize new talent while honoring your veteran volunteers
  • Improve the performance of your chapter

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith, CPM, CCIM
CBRE, Inc.

Past President Anthony Smith will send you off on a high note by sharing stories of what he learned on his path to IREM President. He’ll inspire you to think bigger about your own leadership legacy and give you some tips on how to make the most out of your volunteer role for your personal and professional development.

Chapter Leadership Event Agenda:

7:00 am to 8:00 am Registration Open
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Keynote Speakers
General and Concurrent Sessions
  • Stimulating Membership Growth and Retention
  • Broadened Corporate and Student Outreach
  • Contemporary Chapter Management
  • Motivating Volunteers
  • Leadership Development
  • Idea and Best Practice Exchange
  • And more...
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm *Opportunity to Plan a Chapter Lunch
Evening Networking Party – Great Food, Fun and Friends!

* Not included in the Regional Meeting registration fee.

Industry Event: Asset Property & Facility Management Summit
June 8, 2017

Included in your full Regional Meeting registration is the Asset Property & Facility Management Summit on Thursday, June 8 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, sponsored by Minnesota Chapter No. 45.

The Asset Property & Facility Management Summit will take place at the Golden Valley Country Club. IREM will provide transportation to and from this venue.

Please indicate whether or not you will be attending this event via your Regional Meeting registration.

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
IREM Association Executives Only: Power Session

While your chapter leaders are learning about trends in real estate management, spend some time with IREM staff and your fellow IAEs discussing what’s most important to you.



Embassy Suites by Hilton
12 Sixth Street South
Minneapolis, MN  55402
(612) 351-2554

IREM Guest Room Rate: $209 single/double occupancy. Identify yourself as being with the group, IREM Regional Meetings.  Central Reservations: (612) 351-2554 or online.

Conveniently located in central downtown Minneapolis, a short stroll to the Mississippi River waterfront and a quick walk to the Hennepin Theatre District and sports venues like Target Field, US Bank Stadium and Target Center. The hotel is connected to the Skyway System, an enclosed footbridge path that weaves around downtown.

We suggest you make your guest room reservations immediately and no later than May 12, 2017; space is limited. IREM does not guarantee guest room availability; reservations are confirmed on a first come, first served basis.


Travel Discounts

United Airlines

Visit www.united.com and enter Offer Code: ZXVM818826 in the “Offer Code” box when booking your flight to receive up to 10% discount on applicable fares. Valid travel dates are June 3 - 11, 2017. You may also call United Airlines at (800) 426-1122 and refer to Agreement Code: 453604 and Z Code: ZVXU. Booking fees are waved for Meeting reservations.


Visit www.delta.com and enter Meeting Event Code: NMPKM in the “Meeting Event Code” box when booking your flight to receive up to 10% discount on applicable fares. Valid travel dates are June 3 - 11, 2017. You may also call Delta Airlines at (800) 328-1111 and refer to Meeting Event Code: NMPKM. Please note that a Direct Ticketing Charge may apply for booking by phone.


Airport and Ground Transportation

Embassy Suites by Hilton is located 16 miles from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).

Light Rail Transit (LRT): Rail train stops at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airports’ Terminal 1 – Lindbergh & Terminal 2 – Humphrey and connects to downtown Minneapolis. Take the Light Rail train and exit at the Warehouse District/Hennepin stop, located only half a block from the hotel. LRT one-way fare is $2.25 during rush hour and $1.75 during other times.

SuperShuttle Supershuttle offers transportation from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to the hotel. The one-way rate for a shared-ride is $16.

Taxi:  Approximately $31 - $38 one-way from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to hotel.

UBER: Ride UBER from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to the hotel. The uberX one-way rate is $19 - $24.

Hotel Parking: Valet only. Discounted rate of $20 per day for overnight parking.

Regional Meeting Attire

Business casual attire is appropriate for all Regional Meeting activities and events.  Facilities are air conditioned; please pack accordingly. 

Who’s Attending

Check out who from your region is attending.


For detailed registration procedures or to register via mail, visit the Registration Procedures page.


IREM Industry Partners

Chairman Level Partners
President Level Partners
Executive Level Partners