Conference Info

Minnesota Geothermal Heat Pump Association

2017 Annual Conference 

Wednesday/Thursday – March 22 & 23, 2017

Treasure Island Resort & Casino
Welch (Red Wing), MN



The Minnesota Geothermal Heat Pump Association invites you to submit an application to be a speaker at our Annual Conference, March 22 and 23, 2017 at the Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch (Red Wing), MN.  The Conference is the premier education and networking event for those involved in every aspect of the geothermal heat pump industry – from design to construction.

Submissions will be reviewed based on these criteria:

  1. Overall quality, with well-defined focus and timeliness of the topic
  2. Level of interaction, input from, and networking among the attendees
  3. Relevance to the industry
  4. Introduction of emerging subjects or topics which appeal to the audience

Note:  Programs are not an opportunity to “pitch” a product or a service provider.        Presentations from members are preferred.  MNGHPA reserves the right to modify any proposed session, including content and/or proposed speakers, if MNGPHA deems it appropriate.

Proposals must be submitted by Friday, December 2, 2016 to be considered.



treasure-island-chip-imageThe Minnesota Geothermal Heat Pump Association will be heading to the Treasure Island Resort & Casino near Red Wing, MN for its Annual Conference, March 22 & 23, 2017.    

The program will begin at noon on Wednesday, March 22 and will continue through lunch on Thursday, March 23.  Once again, the conference will feature two keynote speakers and four breakout sessions with three programs offered at each time.  There will be a vendor showcase again this year and there will be plenty of time to visit with exhibitors and to network.  red-wing-image

Located about 35 miles southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and right on the Mississippi River, this breath-taking casino resort boasts fine and casual dining options, a full-service salon and spa, a family-friendly water park, a bowling alley, a gaming floor that is home to thousands of slots, rows upon rows of table games, a live poker room, and even a bingo center.  (There are even smoke-free options for gaming!)  Plus, with Red Wing just down the road, there’s plenty to do for everyone!

The MNGHPA has negotiated special rates for our Conference and rooms (which are smoke-free and removed from the gaming areas) will be available for Tuesday and Wednesday night for just $79.00 per night (plus taxes).  Call the hotel at (800) 222-7077 and tell them you are with the MNGHPA 

Additional information about our program, registration, and sponsorship/exhibits will be sent soon!