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VISIT Milwaukee and USA Gymnastics Championships Honored as a 2017 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism
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VISIT Milwaukee and USA Gymnastics Championships Honored as a 2017 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

The event brought an estimated economic impact of $5.4 million to the local economy.

Milwaukee Featured in <em>The Washington Post</em>
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Milwaukee Featured in The Washington Post

The story, which is a lively guide to hotels, restaurants, and activities in the city, was posted online on August 9.

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

Global Conference Aims to Connect the Generations
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Global Conference Aims to Connect the Generations

11 countries represented among 250 attendees

American Legion announces Milwaukee as host city in 2022
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American Legion announces Milwaukee as host city in 2022

The convention’s 13,000 attendees will account for 17,700 room nights.

Milwaukee to Host NCAA DI Men’s Basketball First/Second Rounds in 2022
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Milwaukee to Host NCAA DI Men’s Basketball First/Second Rounds in 2022

National basketball tournament to be held in new Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Arena

Milwaukee to Host 2,500 Professional Women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. at its Central Regional Conference, April 6-9, 2017
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Milwaukee to Host 2,500 Professional Women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. at its Central Regional Conference, April 6-9, 2017

The gathering is expected to bring more than 2,500 attendees, fill almost 3,000 hotel rooms and generate $2.4 million in direct spending.

Women in Travel Summit 2017 Coming to Milwaukee in April
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Women in Travel Summit 2017 Coming to Milwaukee in April

500 travel bloggers, influencers, and industry members will be exploring the city

VISIT Milwaukee selects Hanson Dodge for website redevelopment
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VISIT Milwaukee selects Hanson Dodge for website redevelopment

The project will completely reinvent VISIT Milwaukee’s website from the ground up.

Anime Milwaukee Celebrates 10th Anniversary
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Anime Milwaukee Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Event to welcome 10,000 attendees Feb. 17-19

Midwinter Gaming Convention Jan 12-15
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Midwinter Gaming Convention Jan 12-15

Hilton Milwaukee City Center to host

VISIT Milwaukee turns 50
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VISIT Milwaukee turns 50

Incorporated as the Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Bureau on January 6, 1967.

VISIT Milwaukee awarded top marketing honors
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VISIT Milwaukee awarded top marketing honors

VISIT Milwaukee has been awarded four 2016 MarCom Awards.

USA Gymnastics awards 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships to Milwaukee
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USA Gymnastics awards 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships to Milwaukee

The championships showcase more than 1,800 of the country’s best gymnasts in acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling.

PNC Bank Milwaukee Running Festival Brings 4000+ Runners to Milwaukee November 5th and 6th
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PNC Bank Milwaukee Running Festival Brings 4000+ Runners to Milwaukee November 5th and 6th

One Mile, 5K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon Events Offer “a Running Event for Every Runner.”

VISIT Milwaukee Launches Winter Shopping & A Show Campaign to Promote Holiday Tourism
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VISIT Milwaukee Launches Winter Shopping & A Show Campaign to Promote Holiday Tourism

The winter campaign is designed to promote leisure and overnight travel to the greater Milwaukee area

Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Brings Ultimate Halloween Season Experience October 14-16
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Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Brings Ultimate Halloween Season Experience October 14-16

The conference is a celebration of the study of topics ranging from ghosts and UFOs, to cryptozoology, folklore and culture.

LEGO® KidsFest to Welcome 1,000,000th Visitor in Milwaukee Oct 7-9
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LEGO® KidsFest to Welcome 1,000,000th Visitor in Milwaukee Oct 7-9

Milwaukee to celebrate record-breaking landmark

VISIT Milwaukee Wins Major Videographer Award
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VISIT Milwaukee Wins Major Videographer Award

The video entitled “Meet Milwaukee,” created by VISIT Milwaukee’s Digital Marketing Manager Kris Martinez, won an Award of Distinction for projects that exceed industry standards

2016 Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance at the Lakefront Aug 27-28
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2016 Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance at the Lakefront Aug 27-28

Veterans Park to showcase hundreds of classic cars and boats

VISIT Milwaukee to Host 2017 Women in Travel Summit
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VISIT Milwaukee to Host 2017 Women in Travel Summit

500+ female bloggers to explore the city

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

8th Annual Tour of America’s Dairyland Cycling Events June 17-26
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8th Annual Tour of America’s Dairyland Cycling Events June 17-26

10 local communities to participate in popular family-friendly event

Milwaukee Hosts Premier Downtown Revitalization Conference
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Milwaukee Hosts Premier Downtown Revitalization Conference

From May 23-25, Main Street Now attendees will study economic development successes, opportunities in Milwaukee and statewide

VISIT Milwaukee promotes Megan Gaus to VP of Marketing and Communications
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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.

Milwaukee named one of Lonely Planet’s “Best in the US” for 2016
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Milwaukee named one of Lonely Planet’s “Best in the US” for 2016

This is the second time that Milwaukee was listed as a top travel destination this year.

Active Shooter Training at Emergency Services Expo Jan 27
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Active Shooter Training at Emergency Services Expo Jan 27

During this hands-on, scenario-based simulation, 125 participants will learn how to respond to these incidents through actual experience.

30th Annual Emergency Medical Services Conference & Expo Jan 26-31
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30th Annual Emergency Medical Services Conference & Expo Jan 26-31

The conference features emergency helicopters, along with 150 exhibitors showcasing the latest and most efficient technology, equipment and apparatus.

My Little Pony Fan Convention at Hyatt Nov 20-22
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My Little Pony Fan Convention at Hyatt Nov 20-22

Wisconsin's premiere annual “My Little Pony” fan convention – Ponyville Ciderfest – returns in 2015

Trainfest Brings Train Fans of All Ages to Milwaukee Nov 14-15
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Trainfest Brings Train Fans of All Ages to Milwaukee Nov 14-15

Trainfest is a weekend full of family fun and an opportunity for young and old to immerse themselves in the world of model trains.

Brewery Collectibles Club “CANvention” makes history  in Milwaukee Sept 2-5
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Brewery Collectibles Club “CANvention” makes history in Milwaukee Sept 2-5

Show open to public on Saturday, Sept 5

Historic Brewery Bike Tour on Tap this Weekend
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Historic Brewery Bike Tour on Tap this Weekend

Hop Head Beer Tours build interest in Milwaukee

Police Fleet Expo 2015 Draws 1,500 to Milwaukee Aug 18-21
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Police Fleet Expo 2015 Draws 1,500 to Milwaukee Aug 18-21

Expo at Wisconsin Center / Ride & Drive event in Oak Creek

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

VISIT Milwaukee Launches MKE Toolkit
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VISIT Milwaukee Launches MKE Toolkit

“Selling Milwaukee” Made Easy for Local Businesses

AMERICAN PICKERS To Film In Wisconsin
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AMERICAN PICKERS To Film In Wisconsin

History Channel's "American Pickers" Looking for Collections in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Robotics Competition March 19-21
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Milwaukee Robotics Competition March 19-21

59 teams compete at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena

Midwest Foodservice Expo
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Midwest Foodservice Expo

March 9-11 in Milwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee Names Kristin Settle as new Director of Communications
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VISIT Milwaukee Names Kristin Settle as new Director of Communications

Kristin Settle will join the staff of VISIT Milwaukee as director of communications effective March 2.

VISIT Milwaukee Launches New Tourism Website for Wauwatosa
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VISIT Milwaukee Launches New Tourism Website for Wauwatosa

New website to increase awareness and tourism dollars in neighboring city

Eighth Annual Anime Milwaukee Welcomes 7,500 this Weekend
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Eighth Annual Anime Milwaukee Welcomes 7,500 this Weekend

Anime Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s largest Anime and Japanese cultural event, hosts its eighth annual event at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee and Wisconsin Center over the upcoming Valentine’s Day weekend, February 13–15.

Wisconsin Juniors Volleyball Welcomes 3,000 to Winter Classic Jan. 16-18
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Wisconsin Juniors Volleyball Welcomes 3,000 to Winter Classic Jan. 16-18

Olympic Gold Medalist Misty May-Treanor to conduct sold-out clinic Friday night

DearMKE to Partner With Urban Milwaukee: The Store for January Gallery Night
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DearMKE to Partner With Urban Milwaukee: The Store for January Gallery Night

Next weekend local artists will be showing off Milwaukee photographs alongside the DearMKE films at Urban Milwaukee: The Store, 755 N. Milwaukee St.

DearMKE to Partner With Urban Milwaukee: The Store for January Gallery Night
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DearMKE to Partner With Urban Milwaukee: The Store for January Gallery Night

Next weekend local artists will be showing off Milwaukee photographs alongside the DearMKE films at Urban Milwaukee: The Store, 755 N. Milwaukee St.

Milwaukee to Host NCAA “March Madness” in 2017
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Milwaukee to Host NCAA “March Madness” in 2017

After 2014 success, BMO Harris Bradley Center to host first and second rounds

“My Little Pony” Fan Convention at Hyatt Regency Nov 7-9
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“My Little Pony” Fan Convention at Hyatt Regency Nov 7-9

Wisconsin's first annual “My Little Pony” fan convention – Ponyville Ciderfest – is expected to bring 600 fans to the Hyatt Regency this weekend from November 7-9.

Boom! Pow! Ka-Pow! FANTASTICON is Milwaukee’s new Comic Con!
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Boom! Pow! Ka-Pow! FANTASTICON is Milwaukee’s new Comic Con!

October 24-26

Veterans Creative Arts Festival takes the Stage on November 2
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Veterans Creative Arts Festival takes the Stage on November 2

Free tickets available for grand finale art show and performance

German Cruise Ship Makes Second Stop in Milwaukee
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German Cruise Ship Makes Second Stop in Milwaukee

German cruise ship MS Hamburg will drop anchor in the city once again on Sunday, October 19th.

Bublr Bikes Bring Convention Attendees and Visitors a New Way to Get Around Town
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Bublr Bikes Bring Convention Attendees and Visitors a New Way to Get Around Town

Milwaukee has rolled out its new Bublr Bikes bike share program.

VISIT Milwaukee Releases DearMKE Film Featuring MONDO LUCHA!
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VISIT Milwaukee Releases DearMKE Film Featuring MONDO LUCHA!

The newest film depicts the iconic Milwaukee wrestling event to take place Sept. 5

IndyFest Rumbles in to the Milwaukee Mile
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IndyFest Rumbles in to the Milwaukee Mile

This action-packed festival will feature live music, family activities and more!

Fun for All at Milwaukee Irish Fest 2014
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Fun for All at Milwaukee Irish Fest 2014

Highlights include Scotland Music Showcase and Brian Ború Millennium Celebration

Volunteers Needed for USA Triathlon Aug 9-10
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Volunteers Needed for USA Triathlon Aug 9-10

Milwaukee’s spectacular lakefront once again plays host to the prestigious USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships on August 9-10.

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 TO Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 TO Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

VISIT Milwaukee Names 2014-15 Officers and Board of Directors
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VISIT Milwaukee Names 2014-15 Officers and Board of Directors

VISIT Milwaukee announces its officers and Board of Directors for the business year 2014-15.

Milwaukee Host Watch and Clock Collectors – June 17-21
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Milwaukee Host Watch and Clock Collectors – June 17-21

NAWCC is expecting 1,500 attendees from across the country at its 2014 National Convention from June 17-21 at the Wisconsin Center.

VISIT Milwaukee Announces New Creative Services Manager
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VISIT Milwaukee Announces New Creative Services Manager

Hayley Gallagher has joined the staff of VISIT Milwaukee as the new Creative Services Manager.

Midwest BrewHaHa Tournament Hosts Top Women’s and Men’s Roller Derby Talent
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Midwest BrewHaHa Tournament Hosts Top Women’s and Men’s Roller Derby Talent

Milwaukee Welcomes Over 30 Teams May 30 - June 1

VISIT Milwaukee Kicks-Off Summer with New Campaign and Website Redesign
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VISIT Milwaukee Kicks-Off Summer with New Campaign and Website Redesign

Campaign and website position Milwaukee as a fun and easy destination

Institute of Municipal Clerks to draw 1,000 to the Wisconsin Center 5/18-22
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Institute of Municipal Clerks to draw 1,000 to the Wisconsin Center 5/18-22

More than 1,000 attendees from across the country and international are expected at the Wisconsin Center from May 18 – 22 for the 68th Annual Conference of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC).

VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week
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VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

With “Tour Your Town” Campaign and Annual Meeting

VISIT Milwaukee Welcomes New Communications Manager
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VISIT Milwaukee Welcomes New Communications Manager

Katy Deardorff has joined the staff of VISIT Milwaukee as Communications Manager.

2013 Business, Leisure Travel Sees Continued Growth
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2013 Business, Leisure Travel Sees Continued Growth

Milwaukee County Leads the State in Tourism Expenditures

46th Annual National Black Law Students Association Convention at the Hilton 3/12-16
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46th Annual National Black Law Students Association Convention at the Hilton 3/12-16

Convention at Hill in March

Anime Milwaukee convenes Feb 14-16
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Anime Milwaukee convenes Feb 14-16

Colorful, costumed fans to celebrate “Anime” culture

Milwaukee to host NCAA “March Madness” Preliminary Rounds
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Milwaukee to host NCAA “March Madness” Preliminary Rounds

The BMO Harris Bradley Center will serve as an epicenter of March Madness from March 20-22, when it welcomes eight of the 64 teams in the second and third rounds of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.

DEAR MKE Features Riverwest 24 Cyclist
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DEAR MKE Features Riverwest 24 Cyclist

For a change from the lakefront festivals, head west this weekend – to Riverwest – to the annual Riverwest 24 bike race featured in a Dear MKE short film last year.

Play High-Tech Hide and Seek With Milwaukee’s Neighborhoods
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Play High-Tech Hide and Seek With Milwaukee’s Neighborhoods

VISIT Milwaukee Debuts New Geocaching GeoTour of the City

Milwaukee Wins First Round Contest To Host Influential Social Media Conference
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Milwaukee Wins First Round Contest To Host Influential Social Media Conference

Community Support Needed to Help Milwaukee Beat Branson, Mo. in Second Round

VISIT Milwaukee Invites Public to Help Bring $350,00 to Local Economy
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VISIT Milwaukee Invites Public to Help Bring $350,00 to Local Economy

Bureau to Harness the Power of Social Media to Bring Industry Leaders to Milwaukee

VISIT Milwaukee to Present Lamplighter Award to Milwaukee Downtown BID #21
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VISIT Milwaukee to Present Lamplighter Award to Milwaukee Downtown BID #21

Annual Meeting on March 5th also features Bill Davidson with preview of the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary

Dear MKE Film Series Debuts
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Dear MKE Film Series Debuts

Milwaukee Icons, an Unlikely Artist and an Epic, 24-Hour Bike Race Now Online at www.DearMKE.com.