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.
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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