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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

VISIT Milwaukee Wins Major Videographer Award

For Immediate Release

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Margaret Casey
VISIT Milwaukee
414-287-4232
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VISIT Milwaukee Wins Major Videographer Award

MILWAUKEE – September 19, 2016 – VISIT Milwaukee has won a prestigious, national Videographer Award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The award recognizes a new video designed to promote Milwaukee as an attractive destination for leisure tourism and conventions.

Among the 1,500 entries submitted, 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. Approximately 14 percent of the entries won this award.

Among the most coveted awards in the video industry, the Videographer Awards are judged by industry professionals, who look for companies and individuals whose work exceeds a high standard of excellence and serves as a benchmark for the industry. Winners range from network news operations to local cable access, from large production companies to freelancers, and from international advertising agencies to student producers.

“Videos are becoming increasingly important in selling a destination. We are pleased that the AMCP agrees with us that ‘Meet Milwaukee’ is a high quality piece that conveys the fun, attractions and natural beauty of our city,” said Paul Upchurch, president and CEO of VISIT Milwaukee.

For more on the Videographer Awards, visit: https://enter.videoawards.com/winners/#/distinction/2016

About VISIT Milwaukee
VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, and convention and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 650 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. Total business sales related to tourism amounted to $5.1 billion in Greater Milwaukee in 2015 and supported more than 50,000 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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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

VISIT Milwaukee’s Megan Husband Recognized as Meetings Industry Leader

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:
Margaret Casey
VISIT Milwaukee
414-287-4232
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VISIT Milwaukee’s Megan Husband Recognized as Meetings Industry Leader
National “Agents of Change” awarded by Connect Faith Magazine

Megan Husband, convention sales manager at VISIT Milwaukee, has been recognized as one of twelve convention industry “Agents of Change” nationwide by Connect Faith magazine. Connect Faith is a national magazine that provides resources and ideas for meeting professionals and planners in the faith-based meetings and events industry.

An annual feature in Connect Faith magazine, “Agents of Change” honors young leaders who have earned respect from industry professionals and media. Peers and meeting planners from across the country nominated Husband for her enthusiasm, empathy, personal attention to detail, and successful sales efforts. Nominations were evaluated based on references, industry involvement and other resources.

“With a background in both sales and religious studies, Megan Husband has been selling Milwaukee as an attractive destination for the faith-based meetings market since 2008. VISIT Milwaukee is proud of Connect Faith’s prestigious recognition of Megan as one of this year’s ‘Agents of Change’,” said Paul Upchurch, president and CEO of VISIT Milwaukee.

The entire list of recognized honorees and individual profiles can be found at faith.connectmeetings.com/2016-agents-of-change.

For more about Connect Faith, visit faith.connectmeetings.com

About VISIT Milwaukee
VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, and convention and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 650 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. Total business sales related to tourism amounted to $5.1 billion in Greater Milwaukee in 2015 and supported more than 50,000 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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