Miners Entertainment and Convention Center (MECC)
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,
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
EVENT & MARKETING MANAGER WANTED
The primary objective of this position is the marketing initiatives and management of client projects at the MECC. Coordinator shall use market research and analysis to direct marketing strategies and plan projects/events. Shall oversee the production of all graphics (print & digital), promotional materials and marketing campaigns for the MECC. For more information, visit www.virginiamn.us/employment
NAMING RIGHTS AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT THE MECC
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