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Miners Event and Convention Center (MECC)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The City of Virginia (“City”) is seeking proposals from qualified firms for the following:

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONCESSION SERVICES  (Proposals due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021)

PROPOSALS FOR DESIGN, FINANCING, CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF A HOTEL FACILITY  (Proposals Due by 4:00 p.m. on March 1, 2021)


WHAT IS THE MECC?

The City of Virginia is in the process of renovating and reconstructing the current Miners Memorial Facility, located at 821 9th Avenue South,  into the MECC - a 144,000 s.f. Event and Convention Center.   The new MECC will be a game changing facility in Virginia and the region; not only providing an upgrade in the hockey and ice sport facilities and programming but also in providing fitness space and facilities for the health and wellness of the community and in providing state of the art convention center meeting and function space not currently available in the region. 

 The City’s vision is to make this facility the preferred location for weddings, concerts, tradeshows, 

Naming Rights

The Miners Event and Convention Center (the “MECC”) will be a state-of-the art community facility offering two full size sheets of ice, a Convention and Conference Center, Fitness areas for community and sport teams and a walking track.  The City, along with consulting firm Isaac Sports Group, are seeking partners for Naming Rights and Sponsorship Opportunities at the MECC.  Please contact Brian Silber, Park & Recreation Director at (218) 748-7506 for more information

MECC Naming Rights

CONSTRUCTION UPDATES
On May 27, 2020, the groundbreaking for the new MECC was held!   Follow along with the construction updates with our Construction Manager - Kraus Anderson

Weekly Construction Update #6 (
07/24/2020
Weekly Construction Update #5  (07/16/2020)
Weekly Construction Update #4  (07/10/2020)
Weekly Construction Update #3 (07/02/2020  
Weekly Construction Update #2  (06/19/2020)
Weekly Construction Update #1 





NAMING RIGHTS AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT THE MECC
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The City, along with consulting firm Isaac Sports Group, are seeking partners for Naming Rights and Sponsorship Opportunities at the MECC. Please contact Brian Silber, Park & Recreation Director at (218) 748-7506 for more information


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