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Mayo Civic Center Fact Sheet

December 16, 2010

Related Document: MayoCivicCenter.doc

Rochester, Minn.'s Mayo Civic Center offers meeting spaces to meet the goals of a variety of groups.  Rochester is known as a city that welcomes religious, youth sports, government, medical, military, agricultural, education, fraternal, trade association and corporate groups to gather.  Combined with the innovation of Mayo Clinic and IBM Corporation, Rochester offers an experience like no other city of its size and location.

Mayo Civic Center

This versatile convention venue gives meeting planners a combination of flexibility, accessibility, state-of-the-art technology and personal service to ensure the success of any meeting or event.  The Mayo Civic Center can cater meetings of all sizes with services including:

  • Caterer and decorator selection
  • Professional convention and event planning assistance
  • Full-service concessions
  • Experienced staff
  • Complete audio and visual support services
  • Ticketing
  • High speed wireless Internet
  • Data Network Infrastructure


At 120,000 square feet, the Mayo Civic Center offers ADA accessible facilities including:

  • Exhibit Hall - 25,200 square feet
  • Taylor Arena - 25,000 square feet
  • Auditorium - 11,800 square feet
  • Grand Lobby - 11,000 square feet
  • North Lobby - 9,300 square feet
  • Grand Ballroom - 4,140 square feet
  • Presentation Hall - 1,170 seats
  • Breakout Rooms - 25 rooms of varied sizes

facility map

Nearby Amenities

In addition to a variety of restaurants and entertainment venues and the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, there are 1,700 first class hotel rooms connected to the Mayo Civic Center by skyway and 3,900 parking spaces within two blocks.  Adjacent Mayo Park is 11 acres and is often used for outdoor parties and events.


For more information on Rochester's meeting capabilities, please contact Mary Gastner at
800-634-8277 or mgastner@rochestercvb.org or visit http://www.rochestercvb.org/.