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Summer Conference

Summer Conference

Date: August 24-26, 2020
  • Day 1: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Day 2: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Day 3: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cragun's Resort, 11000 Craguns Dr, Brainerd, MN 56401
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MMUA's Summer Conference is an opportunity for networking, educational programs and social time for municipal utility leaders from around the state. Our conference will be held at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd, Minnesota. While registration is not yet open, Cragun's is taking reservations (see below).


Tentative Schedule

Sunday, August 23

‚ÄčMMUA Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, August 24

1 pm  Golf "Best Ball Scramble" Tournament
1 pm  Paul Bunyan Bike Trail Ride (meet at Trailblazer Bikes in Nisswa)
6:30 pm  Welcome Reception
7:30 pm  Dinner

Tuesday, August 25

Conference Programming (to be announced)
5 pm  Trade Show and Reception
7 pm  Banquet and Awards

Wednesday, August 26

Conference Programming (to be announced)

Lodging & Meals

Cragun's Resort has a special package for lodging and meals for those attending MMUA's Summer Conference. All reservations must be done online using this online formReservation cutoff is July 24. After this date, rates are guaranteed, but room availability is not.

Meals are included with lodging. If you are not staying at Cragun's or have a guest and/or child accompanying you, you will need to pre-order meal tickets. Use the same online form to order meals. Tickets are ordered directly through Cragun's and should be picked up at their front desk upon arrival.

Resort check-in is 5 pm on the day of your arrival. Check-out is 11 am.

Events for Associate Members

Trade Show

MMUA Associate members can have an exhibit space at the conference trade show. This show will be held on August 25, from 5-7 pm. Registration is not yet open.


We also have an opportunity for Associate members to sponsor events at the Summer Conference. We will post a sign at the event site with your company's logo and you will have a listing in the official conference program. Have an idea that's something different? Let us know! We are always looking for something new. Registration not yet open.

Hospitality Suites

Hospitality suites are a very popular event that MMUA Associate members can host. Call Mavis Zachary at Cragun's to arrange. Her number is 218.825.2852 or email for more information. Cragun's does not allow food or beverages from outside the resort.


Contact Rita Kelly by email or phone 763.746.0707.


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