Travel & Lodging


Rochester International Airport (RST) greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year with multiple flights daily via American and Delta Airlines and is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Rochester and Mayo Clinic. Taxis and shuttle services provide transportation to and from the airport to all Transform hotels.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is 90 minutes north of Rochester. Ground transportation is available between Minneapolis and many Rochester destinations, including Mayo Clinic and Transform hotels. Visit the Rochester Convention and Visitor Bureau’s website for shuttle and taxi information.

Gonda Building

Mayo Civic Center

Transform will be held at the Mayo Civic Center, located at 30 Civic Center Drive SE in Rochester, MN, which lies along the Zumbro Riverbanks in the heart of downtown. Just minutes from hotels, shopping, restaurants and Mayo Clinic, the Mayo Civic Center is easily accessible via major highways and offers a variety of convenient parking options.

Mayo Civic Center


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees with special Transform rates at the following downtown Rochester hotels, which are conveniently located close to the Mayo Civic Center. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled. Reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the “Transform Conference” when making your reservation.

Parking & More

Ample parking is available in hotel, city, and Mayo patient/visitor ramps. The cost for parking is not included in the registration fee.

You may wish to visit the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau’s website for additional accommodation options and area information.

Photo by Chad Johnson