Lauren Hyps

Assistant Director of Sales

What year did you start at VISIT Milwaukee?

What is your industry organization involvement?
Destination International
PCMA Capital Chapter
Reston Herdon Meeting Planners

What is your favorite/most inspirational thing about your job?
It never gets old hearing a client say that they are "pleasantly surprised" once they've visited Milwaukee.

What is your personal background?
I grew up in Medfield, Massachusetts with summers in Falmouth, Cape Cod.
Family: Husband, Gerard and three boys - Ethan (23), Cole (20) and Tanner (17).
Pets: 2 Boxers - Rubgy and Boone; 2 shelter cats - Smudge and Twix.

What are some "can't miss" Milwaukee experiences?
Harley Davidson Museum
Public Market and strolling through The Third Ward
Milwaukee Art Museum
Kayaking down the Milwaukee River
Lunch at The Harbor House

If you could only eat one Milwaukee staple food forever, what would it be?
Well there's only one answer for this - FRIED CHEESE CURDS

What is your favorite Milwaukee tradition?
Not growing up in Wisconsin there are two great traditions I love, Friday Fish Fries and having a Sunday Bloody Mary.

What is your favorite Milwaukee "fun fact"?
There is a lake underneath the Northwestern Mutual historic building named Lake Emily.
Contact Lauren

Lauren Hyps
Assistant Director of Sales
[email protected]
(414) 287-4259

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