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wedding planning

Wedding planning from scratch - even if you are not a wedding expert, you will become one by the end of this article. For all Minnesota brides-to-be, here is a cheat sheet for a perfect day. With our expert tips, the entire planning process will run as smoothly as possible. Event planning is our specialty and we will show you some hacks that will save you money on a wedding planner.  Time to become a skillful...

employee appreciation party

When was the last time you and your team celebrated your efforts? If you want to work hard, you need to play even harder. For the sake of team spirit and advancement in performance, don't forget to celebrate your success! It’s important to take time to applaud employee achievements. It’s easy to get stuck in the day to day and move on to complete the next task, but in order to support team motivation, victories...

Hosting a networking event can benefit your business in a number of different ways. For example, promoting on multiple platforms, creating a strong first impression, and showing investment into your community. But often times, the actual planning and hosting of a successful networking event come with a lot of stress.  Luckily, the Lumber Exchange has you covered. Located in Downtown Minneapolis’s most versatile venue, it is the prime location. The venue offers an abundance of spaces...

summer wedding inspiration

Your own tropical extravaganza or a rustic fairytale in the middle of Minneapolis   We simply can’t get enough of summer wedding inspiration. There are so many creative and original options if you decide to say yes in the summer. Besides, what’s better than summer in Minnesota? With a little imagination and a few tricks up our sleeves (although we know it’s time for sleeveless summer dresses), you will have your summer fairytale in all of its glory....

We all have different goals, different paths, and different amounts of skin in the game. But one thing is constant - the human desire to connect. Connect with each other, connect with ourselves. This past weekend, the Lumber Exchange hosted a community-wide workout celebrating The Center for Movement’s second year of business and saw our vast, historic space brought to a new potential. Utilizing the high ceilings, open space, smooth hardwood floors, and whimsical swing lighting...

wedding venues in Minneapolis

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” Here in Minnesota, we host the loveliest, most magical, and longest winters. If you’re like us and think there’s no sight more beautiful and romantic than freshly fallen snow and a clear winter sky, then consider planning a winter wedding! Winter weddings can be even more magical thanks to the natural glimmer of snow, the need for cozy textiles, and the craving for warm comfort food. There are...