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This section is where you’ll find news and announcements about major conventions, VISIT Milwaukee milestones, and new additions to the VISIT Milwaukee team.

VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases

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National Guard Selects Milwaukee for 2025 General Conference 2022 Meetings & Conventions Press Releases As VISIT Milwaukee celebrates its Meetings, Conventions, and Events Day during National Travel and Tourism Week, the convention visitors bureau announces that the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) has selected Milwaukee as the host city for its 2025 General Conference & Exhibition.
Cheese Curd Pass 2022 Leisure Press Releases Today VISIT Milwaukee announced the launch of the free Milwaukee Cheese Curd Pass which gives visitors and locals alike exclusive specials from over 20 area fried and fresh cheese curd purveyors.
VISIT Milwaukee Hires Director of Event Experience 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases Company announces Michelle Haider has been hired as director of event experience and promotions for two members of its team.
VISIT Milwaukee Hosts its largest celebration to-date of National Travel & Tourism Week 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases VISIT Milwaukee celebrates its 55th anniversary this year and is marking the occasion with an epic celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week. Spanning Sunday, May 1 through Saturday, May 7, each day will showcase the impact of travel and tourism on Milwaukee with a different theme.
Milwaukee Welcomes the NCAA® March Madness® Tournament 2022 Sports Milwaukee Press Releases The 2022 Road to the Final Four® stops in Milwaukee on March 18 and 20 at Fiserv Forum. Home court of the Marquette University Golden Eagles, the arena hosts the first and second rounds of the NCAA® March Madness® Tournament.
Milwaukee Hosts Inaugural Wisconsin Esports Summit in the Deer District 2022 Sports Milwaukee Press Releases Over 100 esports influencers and leaders will gather in Milwaukee’s Deer District on March 10 for the first ever Wisconsin Esports Summit. Presented by the MKEsports Alliance, this first-of-its-kind state event takes place in The Mecca Sports Bar & Grill (The Mecca) from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Bronze Fonz Returns to the Milwaukee RiverWalk on March 11 2022 Leisure Press Releases After taking several weeks away from the RiverWalk, the Bronze Fonz returns to his post on Friday, March 11 during a 1 p.m. reinstallation and official unveiling ceremony.
VISIT Milwaukee Welcomes New Digital Marketing Manager 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases VISIT Milwaukee is proud to announce it has hired Miranda Allison as its digital marketing manager, a role that oversees the convention and visitors bureau's digital presence.
America's Black Holocaust Museum Re-Opens to Heavy Fanfare 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases America’s Black Holocaust Museum reopens to the public, returning a true icon to Bronzeville, the historic economic and social center of Milwaukee's African American community.
VISIT Milwaukee Welcomes New Washington, D.C.-Based National Account Executive 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE - Feb. 21, 2022 - Chad Chappell, CMP has joined the VISIT Milwaukee sales team as a national account executive representing VISIT Milwaukee in the Washington, D.C. market.
VISIT Milwaukee Welcomes New Vice President of Marketing and Communications 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE - Feb. 10, 2022 - VISIT Milwaukee is pleased to announce it has hired Josh Albrecht as its vice president of marketing and communications.
VISIT Milwaukee Wins $112,050 Grant for Mobile Visitor Kiosk 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE - Feb. 3, 2022 - Governor Evers announced on Feb. 2 that VISIT Milwaukee will receive a $112,050 grant to create a mobile visitor kiosk. This mobile welcome center, which is intended for travel around the region and at local events, will be an immersive and interactive experience that will help visitors learn about all Milwaukee has to offer.
Milwaukee Celebrates First-Ever Museum Days 2022 Leisure Press Releases
Milwaukee Hotel Month Returns January 2022 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE - Dec. 9, 2021 - Milwaukee Hotel Month is back and better than ever for 2022! VISIT Milwaukee announced the return of its annual campaign, giving travelers and staycationers awesome deals at area hotels.
Wisconsin Center Breaks Ground on 2024 Expansion 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE – (Oct. 28, 2021) – The long-awaited convention center expansion reached a major milestone today with the Wisconsin Center District (WCD) breaking ground on the construction site. In addition to WCD leaders and staff, several local leaders, government officials, and additional guests attended the Thursday groundbreaking ceremony.
TEAMS Chooses Milwaukee for 2027 Conference and Expo 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE - (Sept. 30, 2021) TEAMS has chosen Milwaukee for its 2027 Conference & Expo taking place Oct. 18-27. The sports event industry gathering is projected to bring 1,200 attendees and $8 million in estimated economic impact to the city.
Economic Impact Data for Milwaukee Bucks Championship 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE - (Sept. 27, 2021) Today VISIT Milwaukee released updated estimates of the economic impact that the Milwaukee Bucks’ historic championship run brought to the city. The total economic impact of the three rounds of playoff games as well as the NBA Finals is estimated to have brought $57.6 million in direct and indirect spending to the community.
Cru Chooses Milwaukee for its National Staff Conference 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE – (Sept. 21, 2021) Cru – ranked No. 25 in Forbes’ Top 100 U.S. Charities – has chosen Milwaukee for its 2022 National Staff Conference. Taking place citywide July 14 through July 24, the event will welcome 5,000 staff and 1,800 children. In addition to using more than 30 Milwaukee County hotels for housing and meetings, Cru will host meetings at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Wisconsin Center, and Miller High Life Theatre.
Brew City Beer Pass 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE — (Sept. 8, 2021) Today VISIT Milwaukee announced the launch of the Brew City Beer Pass, which offers visitors and locals the perfect opportunity to have great beer on a great lake. Starting Sept. 14, this free pass will allow users to redeem buy one, get one (BOGO) beer from some of the best breweries in the Greater Milwaukee area.
2021 Connect Association 40 Under 40 honoree 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE – (Sept. 2, 2021) VISIT Milwaukee was a sponsor of Connect 2021 in Tampa this week, and one of the destination marketing organization’s leaders was honored for her work. Director of Event Experience Brittany Korth was recognized as a 2021 Connect Association 40 Under 40 honoree.
Free Milwaukee Deals Pass Has Something for Everyone 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE (August 3, 2021) – Today VISIT Milwaukee announced the launch of a new free resource, the Milwaukee Deals Pass, to help visitors and locals enjoy and explore more of the Greater Milwaukee area.
VISIT Milwaukee Announces Dr. Eve M. Hall as Chair of the Board of Directors 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE (July 28, 2021) - VISIT Milwaukee announced today that Dr. Eve M. Hall, president and chief executive officer of the Milwaukee Urban League, has been unanimously elected to serve as the next chair of the VISIT Milwaukee Board of Directors for a one-year term beginning July 28.
VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates Essentiality of Tourism at Annual Meeting 2021 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases MILWAUKEE (July 23, 2021) -- On July 28, VISIT Milwaukee will celebrate the essentiality of tourism to the Greater Milwaukee area, honor hospitality businesses and employees, and share its plans to aid in the region’s economic recovery at its hybrid Annual Meeting held at the stunning Miller High Life Theatre.
Introducing Sports Milwaukee Division 2021 Sports Milwaukee Press Releases May 13, 2021 - VISIT Milwaukee has announced the official launch of Sports Milwaukee, a new division of the company marketing Milwaukee as the ideal destination for sports events, thereby driving more economic impact to the region.