In early 2006, Ben Edwards organized the first Minnesota BarCamp (un)conference, which he dubbed Minnebar. The first event attracted about 100 people to the Warehouse District in Minneapolis.
Board & Staff
Minnestar is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization led by Executive Director Maria Ploessl, our Board of Directors, and a strong community of committed volunteers.
Code of Conduct
Minnestar is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We ask all attendees, sponsors, volunteers and participants to follow our code of conduct policy to make Minnestar events a safe and fun environment.
Have A Question?
We get it! There are a lot of different events and ways to interact with Minnestar and our community. So we’ve gathered some of the most frequent questions we get into one place. Take a quick spin through our FAQ before reaching out with your question.