Join friends, colleagues and professionals for a special NCECA kickoff happy hour at the AC Hotel Minneapolis Downtown, held right before the NCECA Opening Ceremonies, minutes away from the Convention Center. The hotel lobby features several artworks installed in the permanent collection; including ceramic artists Lauren Shapiro, Lynne Tan and Maren Kloppmann.

This meet and mingle event will host beer and cocktail tastings with limited time RSVPs. Have appetizers and enjoy a relaxed social setting in the AC Lounge. Sponsored in part by Surly Brewing Co. and Crooked Water Spirits.

Transportation Details:

To the AC Hotel from Convention center:

Bus 10N (buses should be marked “Free Ride”) ride on Nicollet to the Nicollet Mall and 3rd street South stop. AC Hotel is a block away.

From AC Hotel to Convention center:

Walk one block to the Nicollet Mall and 3rd Street stop, take the 10N Bus Downtown/Via Univ/Convention Center (free of charge)


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