Hotel & Travel

LOEX YEAR will be held in City_State. All finalized hotel and travel information will be posted by late January, YEAR.

Conference Hotel

LOEX 2019 will be held in Minneapolis, MN, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. LOEX has a room block reserved at $TBD/night. The recently redesigned hotel pays tribute to the unique culture of Minnesota, with sleek mid-century Scandinavian décor highlighted by a spacious lobby featuring an expansive stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs. The hotel’s premiere downtown location provides convenient access to an incredible array of Twin Cities’ attractions, from shopping to sports, the arts or the great outdoors.

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis

Map of Minneapolis



Valet parking and self-parking are available at special rates -- just tell the parking attendant you're there for LOEX:

  • Valet ($39 a day)
  • Self-parking ($24 per 24 hours)

Parking Locations:

  • Loring Park ramp, adjacent to the Hyatt Regency: (early bird pricing available – enter between 6 and 8 AM, out before 8 PM)
  • Minneapolis Convention Center: (early bird pricing available before 8 AM) Orchestra Hall ramp (11th and Marquette)
  • Other ramps and lots are available nearby.

Local Transportation from the Airport

Ride the Blue Line (lightrail) northbound towards Target Field. Get off at the Nicollet Mall station. Look for the FREE RIDE busses on Nicollet Mall and take a bus southbound to the Alice Rainville Place stop.

Both Lyft and Uber operate in the Twin Cities. Look for designated pickup locations at each airport.

No dogsled or snowshoes will be needed for our conference (though the latest snow on record was June 4, 1935).

Exploring Minneapolis?

Riding the bus in the downtown zone to restaurants and other locations is just $.50.

Nice Ride is a non-profit bike sharing system. Simply take a bike, and return it to any station in the system when you arrive at your destination. Additional maps and travel tips are available from Meet Minneapolis.

Things to Do

The LOEX 2019 planning committee is preparing a list of things to do in Minneapolis and nearby areas, focusing primarily on restaurants and activities close to the conference hotel. Also, feel free to stop by the registration desk during the conference to ask for help and suggestions.

For more information on entertainment, culture, food, and drink, you can also check out the Meet Minneapolis site.