Meetings and Events

Meeting Space at the James J. Hill Center

Perfect for retreats, seminars, board meetings, dinners and conferences.

  • Empire Room
  • Glacier Room
  • Great Northern
  • Helen Starr
  • Reading Room

Meetings and events held at the James J. Hill Center get an extra touch of class thanks to our beautiful building. Our conference rooms are perfect for entrepreneurs and organizations needing an impressive space to meet with clients and colleagues. Classically furnished yet modern in function, these conference rooms are designed for intimate events such as team meetings and small seminars. The Reading Room, our stunning book-lined atrium, hosts concerts, keynote speakers, weddings, and corporate events in an unforgettable space. 


Come to the Hill for one of our spectacular events!

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Starts September 2014!

Every 3rd Thursday of the month, the Real-Phonic house band fills the Reading Room with great music with guest artists from around the country.

Tickets and Details

Check out Real-Phonic’s website for tickets and details.



The Hill also hosts events for our professional community like Studio/E. Join one of their cohorts for an incredible journey to think and act “as an entrepreneur- regardless of what sector or professional environment you are in”.

Check out Studio/E’s website and “find your magnetic North”.

Our space. Your success.

Research. Meet. Grow.

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