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The VISIT Milwaukee news you can use

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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VISIT Milwaukee launches Season of Giving Campaign 2020 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases Nov. 13, 2020 - Timed with the International Day of Kindness, VISIT Milwaukee implores community to be kind to local businesses and shop local this holiday season
Wisconsin Center District achieves GBAC accreditation 2020 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases Oct. 13, 2020 – The WCD announced its achievement of GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation. The performance-based GBAC program is designed to assist facilities in establishing a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for staff and buildings.
Wisconsin Center District Governance Committee Approves Resolution for Convention Center Expansion F 2020 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases Oct. 8, 2020 - The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) Governance Committee has approved a resolution to finance the $420 million convention center expansion project.
VISIT Milwaukee & MMAC Distribute 50,000 Masks 2020 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases July 25, 2020 - VISIT Milwaukee partners with the MMAC to provide 50,000 free masks to Milwaukeeans
Wayfinding Signage 2020 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases May 6, 2020 – VISIT Milwaukee, in collaboration with Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District (BID) #21 and the City of Milwaukee, announced today that improved wayfinding signage has been installed in the heart of downtown.
Tourism Grows in 2019 2020 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases May 4, 2020 – VISIT Milwaukee today released final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2019. The data continues to show that Milwaukee is the state’s largest tourism market, accounting for 20 percent of total tourism economic impact to the state.
Hospitality Heroes Blood Drive 2020 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases April 9, 2020 – VISIT Milwaukee is partnering with Aurora Health Care, a longtime partner of Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin, to coordinate the blood drives.  
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