A Night of Awards at 2013 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference
Release Date: Feb 20, 2013
Terry Mattson, President and CEO of Visit Duluth, was named "Outstanding Individual in Tourism" for his long-term work on behalf of the Minnesota tourism industry at the recent Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference in Minneapolis. Doug Killian, Director of Tourism at Mall of America, received a "Friend of Tourism" award for significant contributions to the Minnesota travel and tourism industry as part of the Special Recognition Awards. Competitive Awards were also given to note creative, successful tourism marketing programs by four Minnesota tourism promotion organizations. Statewide tourism associations were also given a chance to highlight their award winners for their achievements. Additional information on the awards can be found at: www.exploreminnesota.com/media-room/news-releases/newsdetails/index.aspx?nid=338.
Explore Minnesota Tourism Director John Edman (right) presenting the "Outstanding Individual in Tourism" Award to Terry Mattson, President and C.E.O. of Visit Duluth
Explore Minnesota Tourism Director John Edman (right) presenting the "Friend of Tourism" Award to Doug Killian, Director of Tourism at Mall of America