People meet and ideas collide at COCO. Join us for one of our regular educational or social events. You can also take advantage of our energetic environment by holding your next meeting at one of our locations.

Why meet at COCO?

Inspirational Spaces


Our members are doing the work of their dreams. So, we’ve selected and designed our spaces to be worthy of their ambitions. Stop by any of our COCO spaces.

Energy to Spare


Our spaces are overflowing with the energy of dreamers and doers. So, forget the hotel conference room – COCO is the kind environment where you and your colleagues can do your best thinking. See what it takes to become a member.

Innovation-Friendly Rooms


We believe in the power of collaboration and visual thinking, so at COCO you’re never far from a whiteboard or a flat-panel display. Want to book your next meeting at COCO? Let us know how we can help.

Cool Events Coming Soon

Diversity & Inclusion Workshop: Defining Your Organizational Goals

Thursday, August 4, 2016


Many companies are passionate about diversity and inclusion and are looking for a path to simply get started or to build on their current work. Often, it begins with having a clearly defined diversity and inclusion statement that aligns with your company’s mission in order to impact recruiting, hiring and retention practices.

This interactive workshop is meant to provide you with guidance around building diversity and inclusion initiatives that foster genuine and authentic connections throughout your organization and the broader community. This vision and strategy workshop is perfect for organizations with new diversity and inclusion initiatives as well as those expanding on their current strategies.

If diversity and inclusion is more than a buzzword to your organization, this is a workshop you don’t want to miss. Bring your team for maximum impact!

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Startup Grind – Tom Salonek

Monday, September 12, 2016


Tom Salonek is the founder and CEO of Intertech, a Minnesota-based technology consulting and training firm. Intertech has won over 50 awards including landing nine-times on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in America, being named eleven-times to The Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Minnesota.

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Camp COCO 2016

October 7—9, 2016


It’s back! And it’s bigger, badder…and campier!

Camp COCO is a weekend retreat for members and friends of COCO. It’s a slightly wild experience on the North Shore of Lake Superior, where you can wear plaid and flannel without any sense of irony.

Don’t miss this year’s Camp COCO! Speakers include:
Dessa – rapper, singer and member of Doomtree
Nora McInerny Purmort – author of “It’s Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too)”
Robert Stephens – founder of Geek Squad and co-founder of Assist
Patrick Rhone – blogger and author


Startup Grind – Carson Kipfer

Monday, October 24, 2016


Carson Kipfer, Principal Designer, Sport Ngin, which he co-founded in 2008. Carson leads the product design vision and inspires holistic design alignment across the organization. He is a passionate advocate of user-centered design. He evangelizes the Sport Ngin cause and core values through communication, events, and experiences and works tirelessly to to preserve and enhance Sport Ngin culture.

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