Welcome to the Explore Minnesota Tourism Industry website!
Explore Minnesota welcomes you to the Industry website, built especially for and about the businesses and organizations that make tourism a $13.6 billion industry in the state, employing 254,400 people in 2014 – up from $13 billion and 250,000 jobs in 2013.
To access the 2016 Tourism and the Economy Fact Sheet and other material highlighting the impact of travel in Minnesota, visit the Tourism Awareness section of the website.
This website is the go-to place to learn about ways that you can get involved in tourism promotion and marketing opportunities or dig into a wealth of research and reports on things that explain the impact of tourism on the economy, along with trends and facts and figures. We will keep this site up-to-date with training opportunities, and timely information on issues that may affect you.
Be sure to check out the Featured Programs page, where we will post the most relevant, timely items that may be of interest to you.
If you have an upcoming conference or industry event that could be of interest to this audience, or if you have a question or comment for Explore Minnesota Tourism please contact us.
2016 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference
The 2016 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference was held Feb. 2-3, 2016 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Check out the many speaker presentations and other valuable information provided!
Explore Minnesota is Listening
This fall, Explore Minnesota held a series of Listening Sessions and conducted an online survey to get feedback and input on the agency’s 2016-17 Strategic Direction. Check out the online survey results!
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