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A new paradigm for cities: How can Milwaukee benefit from the changes brought by the pandemic and remote working?

March 31, 2022

With the professional world undergoing a proverbial techtonic shift, a panel of local leaders examined the allure of Milwaukee in the age of remote work. VISIT Milwaukee’s Josh Albrecht, Milwaukee Downtown BID #21’s Beth Weirick, and Partner RINKA’s Steve Morales explored what Milwaukee is doing to attract talent and how to foster that growth to draw employees to the downtown area. Find the full article here.

  • Milwaukee Business Journal
  • 20,632 total impressions
  • Partner Business Mentions: Colectivo, Deer District, MECCA Sports Bar & Grill, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Downtown BID #21, RiverWalk District, Stone Creek Coffee, The Water Council

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April events in Milwaukee area

VISIT Milwaukee’s Leisure Communications Manage Jake Meister joined Fox 6 to discuss all the events and happening taking place during the month of April.
  • Fox 6 WITI-TV
  • 993,098 total impressions
  • Partners Mentioned: Deer District, Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Film, Urban Ecology Center

CBS 58 News at 10pm: One Good Thing with Nicole Koglin

The Milwaukee River has a chance to be named the nations best. A poll run by USA Today is asking readers to vote for their favorite river. This national spotlight was featured as Nicole Koglin’s One Good Thing on CBS 58.
  • CBS 58 WDJT-TV
  • 41,229 total impressions

March Madness and its impact on occupancy rates at Milwaukee hotels

Not only did March Madness bring highlight plays and heart-racing finishes, but it also brought fans to the downtown area. A sharp rise in hotel occupancy provided a huge boost to the area’s hospitality industry during the week of NCAA action to the tune of around $6.5 million.
  • 794,500 total impressions
  • Partners Mentioned: Deer District, Fiserv Forum

Milwaukee officials pitch the city for any and all political conventions

OnMilwaukee had a little April Fool’s Day fun at VISIT Milwaukee’s expense last week. After half a year of publicity centering around the city’s RNC bid, the publication reported that Milwaukee was zealously pursuing every political convention featuring a series of amusing and zany fictional conventions. In keeping with the spirit of the day, the article expired at 11:59 p.m. on April 1 to ensure that their well-intentioned joke is not misconstrued.

  • OnMilwaukee
  • 282,696 total impressions

Article originally published on 4/4/22