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Business Meetings2019-02-18T18:06:13+00:00


Business Meetings

Set the course. Build leaders. Forge relationships.

We’ve got your back.

Get offsite for your business meetings and back on track with our full service meeting capabilities. We have over a century of experience helping corporate and non-profit organizations energize their thinking and spark creativity with these services.

Host your next business meeting at the St. James Hotel and let our staff go to work for you. We are conveniently located just 45 – 90 minutes from major cities and put together amazing events and provide full-service support for groups of 6 to 240.  The St. James Hotel is an is an ideal venue for corporate meetings, conferences, corporate retreats, team-building programs and workshops

Our diverse and distinctive spaces offer exceptional amenities and luxurious service for your attendees. To include:

  • 11 meeting rooms for small, mid-sized and large groups
  • 17,020 total square feet of meeting space
  • Option to rent the entire hotel if preferred/required
  • Proven offsite atmosphere and experience
  • Effective blend of large urban capabilities and small town customer service    

Short Story: The St. James has been a gathering place for business meetings since the day the doors opened in 1875, when Red Wing was one of the world’s largest wheat ports.

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Minnesota’s Premier Business Meeting & Corporate Event Venues

Distraction-Free Meeting Spaces Complimented by Exceptional Full-Service Amenities

From business meetings, association meetings to conferences to company retreats and everything in between, our many meeting spaces and premium full-service amenities are sure to exceed the expectations of any group

Meeting Spaces Laurentine Room

Laurentine Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

32 – 120 People

Meeting Spaces Mezzanine Board Room

Mezzanine Board Room

Conference Room

Up to 12 People

Meeting Spaces Mainstreeter Room

Mainstreeter Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

40 – 98 People

Oak Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

30 – 80 People

Meeting Spaces Oak Room

Mezzanine Room A

7 Room Set-Up Options

28 – 56 People

Meeting Spaces Private Dining Room

Private Dining Room

Conference Setup

Up to 12 People

Summit Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

40 – 240 People

Meeting Spaces Victorian Dining Room

Victorian Dining Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

32 to 120 People

Meeting Spaces Portside Room

Portside Room

4 Room Set-Up Options

104 – 240 People


Team Building Activities


When the work is done we have a wide variety of team building and recreational activities on site or outdoors in Red Wing and the Mississippi River area. Team building events can be one of the most important investments you will make as a company and is a fantastic way to reward your employees, enhance motivation and foster solid working relationships. Business meetings and corporate events at the St. James include professional planning services to include interesting and fun team bonding activities to enhance your experience.

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“Excellent service. Beautiful, historic old hotel.”

We’re the planning team for your  team.

Call one of our business event planners at (651) 385-5542 to learn more about how the St. James and Red Wing bring your team together. For more information about all Red Wing has to offer, click here.


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Our knowledgeable Event Coordinators are here to take care of everything you need during your visit.

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Business Meeting Package

We have a variety of venues and options to ensure a successful business meeting, corporate event, corporate conference or corporate retreat.

The historic St. James Hotel has built extraordinary value into our meeting package, which provides you with professional service and support necessary to ensure a successful and memorable experience.

The St. James Meeting Package

  • Dedicated Event Planner
  • Meeting room
  • Morning continental or hot breakfast
  • Mid-Morning beverage refresh
  • Lunch in a private dining room
  • Afternoon snacks and beverage refresh
  • Complimentary internet access in meeting space
  • Complimentary parking
  • All staff service charge
  • All state and local taxes
  • Minimum of 25 people

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Meeting Guide
Banquet Capacities
Banquet Menu



What meeting venue provides in-house audiovisual?2018-12-18T14:17:18+00:00

The St. James Hotel provides basic audio/visual needs such as screens, projectors, and microphones. An experienced Banquet Manager will greet you upon arrival and help with audio/visual connectivity.  Should an issue arise that our Banquet Staff cannot accommodate, our internal IT Support Representative will be available for assistance.

What is included in your meeting room rental fee?2018-12-18T14:16:46+00:00

The room rental for our venue spaces includes the setup and tear down of the tables, chairs, linen, centerpieces and serveware.  Any food, beverage or audio and visual needs will be an additional cost and should be discussed with your Sales Manager.

Do you have a map of all the meeting space?2018-12-18T14:16:17+00:00

Due to the historic nature of the building, there are many “wings” that make this Hotel a whole and we can provide a room diagram of each individual venue.

Does the hotel provide meeting room signage?2018-12-18T14:15:47+00:00

We provide a stanchion sign located outside the noted venue entrance along with any needed directional signage to ensure your guests locate the proper venue space.

Which Minnesota meeting venue provides catering?2018-12-18T14:15:09+00:00

The St. James Hotel houses three restaurants and a full-service catering department in which all your food and beverage needs can be arranged

What hotels provide bus parking in Minnesota?2018-12-18T14:14:40+00:00

St. James Hotel has easily accessible and complimentary, overnight bus parking located just beside the Hotel on Bush Street or behind the Hotel on Levee Street.

What hotels provide airport shuttle in Minnesota?2018-12-18T14:14:07+00:00

For your convenience, the St. James Hotel provides a pre-scheduled, cost-effective shuttle service to and from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.  Our comfortable 7-seater SUV provides excellent door-to-door transportation service.

What hotels in Minnesota provide breakfast?2018-12-18T14:13:34+00:00

The St. James Hotel offers A la Carte breakfast 7 days a week in the Veranda restaurant. Experience a relaxed atmosphere while enjoying a panoramic view of the Mississippi River. 

What meeting venues in Minnesota provide free parking?2018-12-18T14:12:55+00:00

The St. James Hotel provides complimentary, covered parking located within our private parking ramp attached to the Hotel. The parking ramp entrance is located on Bush Street.

What meeting venues in Minnesota offer free Wifi?2018-12-18T14:12:19+00:00

The St. James Hotel offers complimentary wireless internet throughout the entire building including meeting spaces. 

What is the cost of a corporate retreat?2018-12-18T14:11:47+00:00

The St. James Hotel is the perfect location for your corporate retreat, leadership training and educational meetings. Meeting rooms’ prices vary on venue selection and day of the week. Prices typically range from $150 to $5,000.

What are the top 10 unique meeting venues in Minnesota?2018-12-18T14:11:06+00:00

Nestled on the beautiful Mississippi River Valley in Southern Minnesota bluff country, the St. James Hotel has over 17,000 square-feet of meeting and event space. The hotel offers experienced, professional event services, three restaurants, a spa, and unique meeting rooms. The hotel can host events as large as 240 people.

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