Governor's Fishing Opener Media Event
The Governor's Fishing Opener has been a tradition in Minnesota since 1948. Explore Minnesota Tourism seeks host communities to co-sponsor the Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener each year. This annual event brings a large number of media to the host community resulting in radio and television reports as well as articles in publications and media websites. Destination marketing organizations, including convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce and resort associations are encouraged to submit proposals. The 2015 event will be held in the Lake Vermilion area.
Explore Minnesota Tourism is seeking proposals to host the 2017 Governor’s Fishing Opener event. Proposals will be accepted beginning in August 2015.
Event Dates: Thursday-Sunday, May 11-14, 2017
Proposals will be accepted from community organizations such as chambers of commerce, convention and visitors bureaus, resort associations, or a committee formed specifically for the event. Extensive community involvement and support are necessary for a successful event!
For more information about the Governor’s Fishing Opener, visit the website at www.mngovernorsopener.com.
All proposals must be received by Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. To receive a copy of the proposal guidelines or for questions, contact: Carol Altepeter, 218-828-2334, 888-629-6466, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org