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VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases

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Badger Open Table Tennis Tournament Comes to Milwaukee 2022 Sports Milwaukee Press Releases The 2022 Badger Open, a table tennis tournament with over 250 players will be held at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex, September 23-25.
VISIT Milwaukee Showcases Community to Black Meeting Planners 2022 Meetings & Conventions Press Releases As part of a three-day tour in partnership with Black Meetings & Tourism, 14 meeting planners will experience Milwaukee’s venues, restaurants, hotels, transportation, and attractions
Milwaukee to Host 3 Prominent Water and Great Lakes Summits 2022 Meetings & Conventions Press Releases VISIT Milwaukee is proud to welcome the US Water Alliance’s One Water Summit, The Water Council’s Water Leaders Summit and Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Conference this fall, drawing in 1,200 attendees and over $1.2 million in total estimated economic impact
VISIT Milwaukee Announces Influencer Partnership with Milwaukee Bucks Star Bobby Portis 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases VISIT Milwaukee is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Milwaukee Bucks star Bobby Portis to promote the destination and drive increased visitation.
VISIT Milwaukee Announces 2022-2023 Board of Directors 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases Convention and visitors bureau adds eight new board members, new vice chair.
Milwaukee's Tourism Recovery Gains Momentum in 2021 2022 VISIT Milwaukee Press Releases New data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicates Milwaukee tourism’s return to pre-pandemic levels is within sight.
VISIT Milwaukee Partners With Cream City Print Lounge To Sell Tee Shirts 2022 Leisure Press Releases VISIT Milwaukee is proud to announce its partnership with Cream City Print Lounge & Bar on a collection of T-shirts and tote bags that celebrate the Brew City's love for beer and cheese.
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.
2023 Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting International Symposium flying into Milwaukee next September 2022 Meetings & Conventions Press Releases The Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group has selected Milwaukee as host city for its 2023 International Symposium. The premier aviation industry event is scheduled for Sept. 22-28, 2023.
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.