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2013 Insiders Guide

A guide to the best in arts and entertainment, travel, retail, professional services, health and wellness, and education.

2013 Insiders Guide

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763-795-8082 • centurylink.com

» We are … the company keeping you connected at home, at work and on the go.

» Our customers are … families, schools, small businesses and some of Minnesota’s most well-known Fortune 500 companies.

» We are proud of … our many local community programs including CenturyLink Teachers and Technology which provides funds to transform technology in schools and impact student achievement statewide.

» You might not realize… CenturyLink is the official communications services provider behind the state-of-the-art fan experience at Target Field®.  

» Other highlights:
  • CenturyLink offers fast Internet connection speeds up to 40 Mbps  - the speed you need for downloading HD movies, watching streaming videos  and playing games at superfast speeds!
  • CenturyLink High-Speed Internet includes 24x7 technical customer support and a suite of online backup and anti-virus protection with internet security options.
  • CenturyLink offers a special low-cost Internet service for low-income Minnesotans called Internet Basics – for qualifications and to learn more go to centurylink.com/internetbasics
  • CenturyLink has more than 3,000 local employees in Minnesota.

Voice Control (VOCO) by Navvo


» We believe … there is a better, simpler way to access and enjoy music and video. We believe in providing people the freedom to find what they’re looking for using voice or touch, Apple or Android, and Mac or PC.  Using the power of voice, smart devices, and the digital revolution,  we are changing the way people enjoy media in their homes through a voice-controlled wireless media streaming system.

» Our customers … are from all walks of life and love finding new and easier ways to use technology; they tend to be in front of trends when it comes to making technology work for them.

» We take pride in the fact that … in today’s content/media environment, we are able to bring all of your music or videos together on one interface, so you can easily control how you enjoy your media.  

» You might not realize: VOCO is just answering the peoples’ request—22.5 million homes were networked in 2005, 63.8 million homes are networked today, and 90 million networked homes are expected by 2016.

» Other highlights: The VOCO V-Spot all-in-one media system was nominated as a 2013 “Innovations Honoree” at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  We are locally owned and operated out of Minnetonka, founded in 2004 by former Best Buy executive Wade Fenn.

For any inquiries, please contact Matthew Juaire at matthew@navvo.com.


Schneiderman’s Furniture

Five locations in Lakeville, Plymouth, Roseville, Woodbury and Duluth • schneidermans.com

» Who we are: Schneiderman’s’ Furniture is a retailer of high-quality furniture brands with a particular focus on helping customers find the perfect piece for any room in their home, be it a custom-designed selection or one from our vast showroom of décor styles. We pride ourselves on offering the furniture you didn’t know you could afford.

» Our customers are … style-conscious and value-minded lovers of home decorating who insist on lasting quality, courteous interactions, and a wide-ranging selection.

» We take pride in … our website, Schneidermans.com, featuring exclusive photographs of every furniture item in our showroom. This highly unique benefit—along with a refined layout and navigation—provides customers with the best online shopping experience possible.

» You might not realize: Inside every Schneiderman’s Furniture, customers will find the Schneiderman’s Sleep Zone, offering exceptional mattresses in all the latest support technologies, including memory foam, gel, innerspring and latex, all backed by a 365 night comfort trial to ensure the best night’s rest possible.

» Other highlights: Schneiderman’s Furniture is constantly shopping industry shows to bring our discriminating customers the latest styles, fabrics, brands, design innovations, and comfort technology. Shopping a Schneiderman’s showroom is shopping the best in furniture.

Designer Marketplace

Minneapolis • DesignerMarketPlaceMn.com

» Who we are: Designer Marketplace is a high-end designer furniture showroom that offers quality designer furniture at discount prices.

» Our customers are … hip, fashion-forward homeowners looking for items to tell the stories about who they are and how they live. We offer traditional and transitional selections to fit a wide genre of urban tastes, including deco.

» We take pride in … the unique pieces we purchase from around the world. We’re also proud of the ability to deliver quickly.

» You might not realize: We carry a wide variety of home accessories including oversized mirrors, paintings, and lighting, along with rugs from around the world. We’re open seven days a week with easy parking—located a short distance from Target Field on Glenwood. We also offer layaway and in-home consultations.

Health & Wellness

Ivy Fitness Club

201 11th St. So., Minneapolis, MN 55403 • 612-343-3131 • ivyfitnessclub.com

» Who we are: a friendly, clean fitness center located within Ivy Spa Club. Our memberships are as low as $79/month.

» What we offer: High-quality equipment, fun and energizing classes, and spa amenities including towel service and a whirlpool!

» Our members appreciate: our small class sizes and no waiting lines or limits on equipment. Plus, icy washcloths!

» You might not realize: You can avoid rush hour! We’re here for anyone working or living downtown. Join now and find out how you can get 300 Ivy dollars to spend on spa, salon, and personal services.


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