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IECA COVID Guidelines

Return to Safe Meeting

IECA is commited to creating a safe meeting environment. Your saftey is important to us. IECA, our host hotels and the Minneapolis Convention Center are working together to create a safe meeting environment for all conference attendees. The responsibility of this safe meeting environment is shared amongst us all. Please review important links below for more information on IECA actions to support the conference, your personal actions to support the collective wellbeing and the actions of our host hotels and convention center to support the safe meeting environment. The Minneapolis Convention Center is a GBAC STAR facility meanting that under the guidance of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), the MCC has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention, read more about this accredidiation below.

Effective January 19, customers of any space of public accommodation where food and/or drink is sold for on-site consumption are required to show proof of a completed vaccination series or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours. Booster shots are not required. Children under the age of 2 are exempted from this regulation, while those between the ages of 2 and 5 will be required to get show proof of a negative test. 

Welcome to Minnepaolis: From Meet Minneapolis


Minneapolis Convention Center Information

Minneapolis Updates: COVID-19 & Community Information

GBAC STAR Accreditation

COVID Guidelines from MN Convention Center


IECA and Host Hotel Information

IECA Return to Safe Meetings

Hyatt Host Hotel

Hilton Host Hotel

International Travel: COVID Testing Information

If travel restrictions require you to receive a COVID testing during the duration of your stay. The most conveneient location is at the Minneapolis Airport. To get there, take the light rail straight down to the airport and back. Visit the MSP Airport website and select COVID-19 Testing and refer to the “Wandertest Rapid Covid Testing” section to book your appointment.

Other downtown options include: All locations highly suggest advanced booking.