October 1-4, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

mid-management conference

MMC 2017

In Minneapolis, MN

About MMC

Join club management professionals from around the country for the Club Managers Association of America’s 2017 Mid-Management Conference in Minneapolis, MN! Experience education curated specifically for club managers who do not hold the title of general manager or chief operating officer. It is a great opportunity to experience a number of educational seminars as well as meet and network with industry peers. The 2017 sessions will focus on skill development in the areas of leadership and golf, sports and recreation operations.

Develop New Skills in Leadership and Golf, Sports & Recreation Management Sessions

Experience education curated specifically for club managers who do not hold the title of general manager or chief operating officer. The curriculum will focus on skill development in the areas of leadership and gold, sports and recreation operations.

Broaden Your Horizons

Visit several top clubs in the Twin Cities including Interlachen Country Club, Edina Country Club and the Minneapolis Club, as well as the worldwide headquarters for The Toro Company in Bloomington, MN.

Advance Your Certification Goals

This event will check off lots of boxes for your Certified Club Manager (CCM) requirements including 17 CMI Education Credits, 4 Association Activity Credits and 1 CMI Workshop.




Education Credits


*Subject to Change

Keynote Speaker: SaulPaul

Musician, Rapper, Inspirational Speaker & Entrepreneur

In his inspiring talks (which include music) he shares his story of going from four felonies to a 4.0 GPA in college before starting his music career. In addition to being a musician, he is the founder of ReRoute Outreach, a nonprofit which helps at-risk and under privileged youth discover and develop their artistic and entrepreneurial skill sets.

You can sample his music here:

Registration Packages

CMAA Member

Full Registration


* $900 after September 1, 2017


Full Registration


* $1,150 after September 1, 2017



Set within the IDS Center skyscraper in Downtown, this upmarket hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Target Center and 1.4 miles from the Walker Art Center.

The classically furnished rooms feature pillow-top mattresses and desks, as well as 42-inch flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi (fee), minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Club-level rooms provide access to a lounge with free continental breakfast, evening appetizers and cocktails. Suites add separate living areas.

Amenities include a modern American restaurant, a refined bar/lounge with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour fitness center. Other perks include a business center and 24 meeting rooms.

  • The Marquette Hotel
          710 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402
  • Group rate: $185 per night, plus tax
  • Cutoff date: To receive the group rate, all reservations must be before 6:00 p.m. EDT on September 11, 2017. Please note that reservations at the group rate are offered on a first-come first-serve basis and rooms may not be available close to the deadline.
  • Cancellation policy: All rooms must be cancelled 48 hours before departure to avoid penalty. Please refer to all cancellation details in your reservation confirmation for the most up-to-date terms.
  • The Marquette Hotel
          710 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Cantina Marina – just a short walk from the Waterfront metro stop, Cantina Marina offers drinks and nachos (among other tasty eats) along the water. It’s the perfect place to spend a sunny evening sipping margaritas.
Kyle Jennings Manager, Communications & Student Development
Joe Patrick Director, Campus-Based Programs
Jaleo – from the fried dates wrapped in bacon to the Canary Island-style potatoes with mojo verde, there's something for everyone. And that's not even mentioning the Flan for dessert.
Roy Quini Manager, Production & Design
Try Ted’s Bulletin. You can’t go wrong for breakfast, lunch, dinner, a cocktail or dessert. Their house-made pop tarts are worth every bite.
Melissa Low Senior Director, Communications & Advocacy
Tail Up Goat – Casual modern American restaurant, but the food are service are anything but ordinary. The lamb ribs are a must!
Fay Gallagher Christenson Manager, Production & Design
Denson – Intimate underground speakeasy in the heart of DC, specializing in timeless cocktails complete with an inspired Art-Deco atmosphere.
Will Flourance Web Developer / Designer

  • Hazel - Chef-driven New American fare #firepanda
  • Kinship - The chef Eric Ziebold is a Thomas Keller protégé; amazing food with a “smart casual” vibe
  • Le Diplomate - Stephen Starr’s first restaurant in DC; great French food, laid back brasserie style restaurant with a great patio
  • Estadio - Modern Spanish Tapas restaurant

  • Columbia Room - Amazing cocktail bar with a back room offering a tasting menu. For a al carte options, ask to sit in the Library, a cozy indoor bar, or more casual outdoors in the Punch Garden
  • Dram & Grain - A speakeasy within Jack Rose, a great bar itself known for having almost 3000 bottles of whiskey!
  • Off the Record - Classic DC bar in the basement of the Hay Adams Hotel

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