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Paul Upchurch

Paul Upchurch is the President and CEO of VISIT Milwaukee.

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Church of God in Christ convention brings 10,000 to Milwaukee May 27-June 1
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Church of God in Christ convention brings 10,000 to Milwaukee May 27-June 1

$12.5 million in economic impact estimated

Milwaukee Boasts Growth in Tourism Numbers
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Milwaukee Boasts Growth in Tourism Numbers

Economic impact of tourism felt in jobs, income, business sales

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

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

VISIT Milwaukee turns 50
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VISIT Milwaukee turns 50

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

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.

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

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

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 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.

Ivory Tusk Building Accelerates Leasing Activity
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Ivory Tusk Building Accelerates Leasing Activity

Four tenants moving into new space within building

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

Plenty of Horne: Transit Expansion Urged
Plenty of Horne

Transit Expansion Urged

Milwaukee is far behind other cities, which will make it harder to attract young workers, experts at conference agreed.

VISIT Milwaukee Launches MKE Toolkit
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VISIT Milwaukee Launches MKE Toolkit

“Selling Milwaukee” Made Easy for Local Businesses

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.

Plenty of Horne: Visit Wauwatosa?
Plenty of Horne

Visit Wauwatosa?

Visit Milwaukee creates a web site for Tosa, which doesn't even tell you how to get there.

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

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.

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!
Eyes on Milwaukee

Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!

MMAC organized event to sell NBA arena, but speakers from Cleveland, Denver and OKC said Millenials want transit, too.

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.

200-room Westin Hotel proposed for downtown
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200-room Westin Hotel proposed for downtown

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

Pheasants Forever Taking “National Pheasant Fest” Event to Milwaukee in 2014
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Pheasants Forever Taking “National Pheasant Fest” Event to Milwaukee in 2014

Wisconsin Center to host nation’s largest upland event

Murphy’s Law: The $1 Million Art Project
Murphy’s Law

The $1 Million Art Project

Steve Marcus’ plan to bring world class sculpture to Milwaukee is expensive. Is it a good idea?

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

Mayor & Co. Executive to Announce New Way to Experience Milwaukee
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Mayor & Co. Executive to Announce New Way to Experience Milwaukee

More than 50,000 People Have Chosen a New Way to Experience Milwaukee

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.