Midwest Regional Patient & Caregiver Conference

COVID-19 Related Safety Protocols

Safety Protocols:

• Masks are strongly encouraged 

• Please practice social distancing whenever possible

• Frequent cleaning & sanitizing of guest space will be provided

• Enhanced deep cleaning & sanitization of objects that are frequently touched will be provided

• Hand sanitizing stations available throughout the hotel event space

The risk of exposure to and/or the spread of COVID-19 is inherent in any public space when people are present. Please be advised that by participating in this event, you may be exposed to COVID-19 and do hereby exonerate and discharge the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation from any and all liability for harm, actions, damages, losses, and demands which may occur due to your exposure to COVID-19 at the event.

Program Check-In

Registration begins at 8:30am. Check in at the registration table outside Ballroom 1/2/3.

Getting to the Venue

There is ongoing construction surrounding the hotel. Please allow for extra time.

From the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport:

Exit right out of the airport and take ramp right for MN-5 west towards Bloomington.

Take ramp right for 34th avenue towards Airport Terminal 2.

Turn left onto 34th avenue south.

Turn right onto American Boulevard East.

Turn left onto 33rd south.

Hotel and parking will be on your right.


Self-Parking is free and available on-site


A light continental breakfast, boxed lunch, and refreshments will be served.  We will do our best to offer a variety of options for different dietary needs. If you have specific needs, you are welcome to bring your own food/beverage to the venue.

Hotel Accomodations

Guestrooms are available for $109/night on September 9th, and available to book until August 19th, 2022. 

Please book your guestroom here 

Should you require additional nights before or after these dates, please email Brett Kinning at [email protected]

Shuttle Service for Hotel Guests

The Hyatt Regency Bloomington offers a free airport shuttle that runs daily on demand from 5:00 AM to 1:00 AM. Hyatt Regency Bloomington is located only 2.8 miles from MSP Airport. Free shuttle service is available for hotel guests to the Mall of America, located just minutes away by car. The mall can also be reached via the METRO Blue Line.

Picture/Video Disclaimer

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this program. By attending this program, you grant full permission to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation for the free use of your picture and voice in any broadcast, telecast, print account or any other account in any medium of this event, and acknowledge that the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation does hereby have the unrestrained right in perpetuity to own, utilize, or alter any such pictures or video of me, in any manner it may see fit and for any purpose whatsoever.

Things to do 

.Mall of America 1.3 MI / 2.12 KM AWAY

It’s a quintessential mall experience you will not find anywhere else. Discover one of the theme parks and various attractions, like Nickelodeon Universe, LEGO, and the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Enjoy Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy, “Minnesota’s home for laughs."


Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium 1.3 MI / 2.1 KM AWAY

Home to thousands of aquatic creatures, Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium is located inside the Mall of America and is a must-see. The largest underground aquarium in the world invites you to get up close with a vast array of underwater creatures.