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VISIT Milwaukee promotes Megan Gaus to VP of Marketing and Communications

Megan has led multiple initiatives to elevate the region as a top destination for convention and leisure travel.

By - Apr 22nd, 2016 02:23 pm
Megan Gaus. Photo courtesy of VISIT Milwaukee.

Megan Gaus. Photo courtesy of VISIT Milwaukee.

MILWAUKEE— April 22, 2016 – Megan Gaus has been promoted to vice president of marketing and communications at VISIT Milwaukee effective immediately.

Since joining VISIT Milwaukee in 2013 as senior director of marketing and communications, Megan has led multiple initiatives to elevate the region as a top destination for convention and leisure travel, including redesigned websites, niche-specific marketing efforts, extensive video production, and international resources. Much of her focus has been on expanding VISIT Milwaukee’s digital capabilities and creative assets.

“Megan has been a key asset since joining VISIT Milwaukee three years ago. I am confident that that her enthusiasm for Milwaukee and her strategic approach to marketing will continue to drive tourism in our region” said Paul Upchurch, president & CEO of VISIT Milwaukee.

Prior to VISIT Milwaukee, Megan spent 15 years in marketing management positions in Cincinnati and Chicago, including with the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau and digital agency, Wire Stone. Born and raised in Indiana, Megan graduated Xavier University in Cincinnati with a B.S.B.A in Marketing.

About VISIT Milwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, convention organizers and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 650 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. In 2014, tourism amounted to $4.9 billion in total business sales in Greater Milwaukee and supported more than 49,000 local jobs. The City of Wauwatosa, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the Wisconsin Center District are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs.  For more information call 1-800-554-1448 or visit www.visitmilwaukee.org.

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