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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.

  • Board retreats
  • Sales meetings
  • Staff and client recognition programs
  • Leadership strategic planning meetings
  • Executive retreats and team building
  • Corporate retreats

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 ideal venue for corporate meetings, conferences, corporate retreats, team-building programs and workshops.

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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.


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

  • 9 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

Our newly renovated event venue is now open!

The vintage design space brings accents of the building history into the room such as stone walls, and a mix of wood and concrete floor. A charming old-world venue with a rustic organic feel.

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 hotel with meeting rooms and premium full-service amenities are sure to exceed the expectations of any group.

35-laurentine room

Laurentine Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

32 - 120 People

Mainstreeter Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

40 to 98 People

Mezzanine Room A

7 Room Set-Up Options

28 to 56 people

boardroom at the St. James Hotel

Mezzanine Board Room

Conference Room

Up to 12 people

Oak Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

28 - 56 People

Meetings and Groups, Victorian Private Dining room with a table and plush padded chairs around it. Seats 12.

Private Dining Room

Conference Setup

Up to 12 People

Summit Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

40 - 240 People

Victorian Dining room with round conference tables and plush padded wooden chairs. Each table setting has a mug, apple and a pad of paper. Seats up to 120.

Victorian Dining Room

7 Room Set-Up Options

32 to 120 People

Portside Room

4 Room Set-Up Options

80 - 144 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.


Our expert chefs will guide and help build team rapport while creating a gourmet meal.

Health & Wellness

Sometimes the best way to reward staff is to pamper them with a spa day, yoga class or more.

Quick & Easy

Red Wing and Lake Pepin area offer a variety of activities: hiking, biking, golfing, tennis, boating and more – pick your pleasure.

Minnesota Winter

Skate, ski, snowshoe, ice fish or snowmobile to your heart’s content in our local winter wonderland.

Relax & Unwind

Leave your phone and car keys in the room – leisurely stroll through historic, charming downtown Red Wing right out the St. James front door.

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Corporate 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.

What's Included:

    • 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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