Focus Group Facilities

The UMD Center for Economic Development’s Focus Group Facility in Duluth, Minnesota offers individuals, businesses and organizations a fully equipped, state-of-the-art location from which to collect opinions from customers or other targeted groups.

The Focus Group Facility offers:

  • Spacious, private room with capacity for 12 participants.
  • Comfortable client viewing room with capacity for 8 observers.
  • DVD recording for visual and audio (only one disc provided)

A Rental Fee of $500* per session includes:  (Minimum of 2 focus group sessions required)

  • Use of facility for 2 hours.
  • Host/hostess.
  • DVD of the session.

*PLEASE NOTE: The fee does not include recruiting participants or hiring a facilitator. We do not provide those services.

Optional customized services are also available.

Call 218-726-7298 or send an email to for more information.

The Focus Group Facility is a great place to gather focus groups from northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin or other regions within the Upper Midwest.

Located in downtown Duluth’s Technology Village, which overlooks Lake Superior and is situated at the gateway to Minnesota’s North Shore and Iron Range communities, your focus group participants will appreciate the convenience of an adjacent parking ramp as well as easy access to Interstate 35 and the Duluth International Airport.