Travel & Accommodations

Expand all

Accommodations / Hotels

Graduate Minneapolis - Room Block Rate Hotel for IEM Innovation Week

All conference attendees must reserve and pay for their own accommodations. DMD will be hosted at the Graduate Minneapolis and is offering a special discounted rates for conference attendees.

Click here to reserve your room at the Graduate

  1. Select the exact dates of your stay (top of page)
  2. Click on check availability
  3. Select room type – “Book now”
  4. Confirm your stay, enter your name & credit card

If you have any issues, please call 800-822-6757 or 612-379-8888.


The Graduate Minneapolis is able to match government per diem rates for those wishing to stay onsite.

Alternate Accommodation 

Days Hotel University
2407 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Sales Number: 612-623-9303

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis - University Area
511 Huron Blvd. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55454


Flight options can be found on the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP) website.


  • The closest parking ramp is the Washington Avenue Ramp with a daily maximum of $15.
  • There is street parking located in various places around the hotel and McNamara Alumni Center that have meters that accept credit cards. The conference does not validate.

Public Transportation is available through Metro Transit, which provides both Light Rail Transit and public Bus Service within the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Vehicle Rental Companies:

Area Attractions & MN Tourism Resources

Parking On Campus

Parking Map - McNamara Alumni Center

We suggest that you plan to arrive at least 30 mins before the first session you want to attend. 

Parking can get very difficult to find. The DMD Conference does not validate parking.

  • The nearest parking facility to the Graduate Minneapolis is the Washington Avenue Ramp, located at: 501 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
  • The nearest parking facility to McNamara Alumni Center is the University Avenue Ramp, located at: 1926 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
  • The nearest facility to Coffman Memorial Union is East River Road Garage at: 385 East River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Alternative parking option is on-street meters ($.50/hour, some meters accept quarters only)

Please contact Parking and Transportation Services with any questions. 

*Occasionally, and sometimes with little notice, University Parking and Transportation Services will place EVENT RATES in effect at these ramps. While Event Rates are in effect, CASH payment ONLY is required upon entrance to the ramp, and is usually set at $12-15.

Design of Medical Devices Conference Venues include:

Graduate Minneapolis - Check-in, Onsite Registration and Technical Sessions
McNamara Alumni Center - Keynote lunch, PDIC Breakthrough, and Student Design Showcase
Coffman Memorial Union - 5.10k Fun run & Road Race

Graduate Minneapolis Hotel
615 Washington Ave. SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55414


McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak St. SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Coffman Memorial Union
300 Washington Ave SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455