Milwaukee Downtown, BID 21
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Rebecca Sue Button joins Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 as Marketing, Events and Social Media Director


By - Jul 21st, 2021 12:48 pm

MILWAUKEE (July 21, 2021) – Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 has hired Rebecca Sue Button as the organization’s new marketing, events and social media director. Primary responsibilities of the position include coordination and implementation of special events, fundraising and sponsorship fulfillment, and management of the organization’s social media channels.

Prior to her start at Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, Button served as the Creative Programs Coordinator at the Historic Third Ward Association where she managed a variety of events and coordinated district-wide communications.

Milwaukee Downtown created the marketing, events and social media director position in 2012 to ensure the future success of crucial downtown events that play a critical role in promoting Milwaukee Downtown. Button will be responsible for organizing such events as Downtown Employee Appreciation Week, which will return August 30 – September 3, 2021, Taste & Toast, Downtown Dining Week and the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival, as well as creating and maintaining strong and beneficial relationships with sponsors and fundraisers.

“We are delighted to welcome Rebecca Sue to the Milwaukee Downtown team,” said Beth Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. “Her event experience combined with her enthusiasm for enhancing our city made her an outstanding candidate. No doubt she will continue to lead Downtown on its trajectory.”

Button graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a double major in English and Art History.

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