Conferences, Tools & Training
Explore Minnesota Tourism offers numerous tools, tips and training opportunities to assist you in marketing your business, organization or community. Follow the links below for more information.
Explore Minnesota Tourism keeps you on top of industry events throughout the year. Click here for listings of upcoming events.
- Logos & Images
Logos and suggested language for linking to exploreminnesota.com, as well as access to images and audio visual features.
Tourism and Hospitality Workforce Resources
Whether you’re in the tourism and hospitality industry and are looking for good employees, or if you’re a potential employee looking for a great job opportunity, there are resources available to you.
- Explore Minnesota Free Website Feed
The travel information website feed allows Minnesota tourism businesses and organizations to easily add to their websites custom-built Minnesota travel information features.
- Vacation Home Rentals
Information for owners of vacation home rental property in Minnesota.
- ADA Information
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) directly affects places of lodging. New rules took effect on March 15, 2011, with new requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards).
- Tourism Awareness
Explore Minnesota Tourism works with the tourism industry, legislators and media to increase awareness of the economic contributions of travel and tourism. The Tourism Council plays a critical role in the development of Minnesota tourism, in addition to promoting tourism awareness.
- Promoting Tourism Through Bass Fishing
Minnesota has roughly 2,000 largemouth bass lakes and 550 smallmouth bass lakes throughout the state. According to a 2012 DNR Bass Management report, bass anglers fish more each year than non-bass anglers, and fish more from boats, piers, shorelines and by ice fishing than non-bass anglers. Learn how to promote bass fishing for your lake or area!
- Promoting Tourism Through Grouse Hunting
Hunting is important in Minnesota and the Department of Natural Resources and Explore Minnesota have efforts in place to promote grouse hunting Use hunting as a way to promote your business and area!
- Firewood Alert -Help Stop the Spread of Emerald Ash Borer Infestation
Minnesota's neighborhoods and forests are under attack now that the emerald ash borer beetle is in Minnesota. Here's how you can protect your trees and forests, and help stop the spread of emerald ash borer infestation.
- Aquatic Invasive Species -Help Stop the Spread
The tourism industry can be affected by the harmful impacts of aquatic invasive species. Resorts and campgrounds can play a key role to help protect Minnesota's waters against these invaders.
Explore Minnesota publishes all of their latest news releases and Story Ideas in our Media Room.
To get more information about news in Minnesota, the state of tourism in Minnesota or looking for photos or video contact one of our media representatives.