@jhbush1973, ha.. if i do attend & don't talk.. i'm sure i could bend your ear over a beer to two!
@franton, keep looking found some for less than £1k.. i flew from LHR - Chicago - Minneapolis.. was ok.. but this time I may do a days stopover in NYC to train the guys their & then catch a flight from there to MSP.. maybe with @golbiga.
@Josh_S.. DO IT!
aloft is close, easy, clean, and has a bar. No restaurant but they have small eatery with to go type stuff. The Guthrie is 2 min walk.
I liked you could get from airport via train or cab easily so I didn't have to deal with car rental. Once there if you want to go beyond walking distance, uber is great.