Every 2nd Tuesday at 10:30 am
Brochures, marketing, promotion, new collaboration with major entities that bring in people, shop local campaign, foster and promote the positive aspects of living, working, and playing in the Cloquet Area.
Chair: Denise Midbrod
Tourism Committee Mission:
Create awareness and increased visibility of the area with a focus on generating overnight lodging in Cloquet.
To support the Cloquet Area Tourism and Visitors Information Center defined in the following commitments and strategies:
v Administer the tourism grant program to assist in marketing of selected local events, based on grant requirements. Define ways to get demographic and location data from grant supported event participants.
v Enhance and update the tourism web-site on a continual basis. Track “hit” data for trends with a monthly summary.
v Market the Cloquet area through various advertising venues that reach the general public outside of our Cloquet region such as Explore Minnesota/website advertising, snowmobile magazines, tourism publications, sporting events, and other captive media that reaches potential visitors and meets our budget.
v Research ideas to create a direct marketing campaign for snowmobiling/ATV/OHV trails.
v Attend the northeast Minnesota tourism quarterly meetings and/or the Explore MN conference.
v Continue to support brochures and tourist information for Cloquet, such as the walking, biking, historical, hiking brochures, trail maps, coupons, relocation packets, etc.
v Update the area residents and Chamber members on the Tourism opportunities and efforts through the Chamber Newsletter, web-site and year end review.
** To promote tourism in our city, county and region, enhance tourism expenditures in our local economy, and promote local attractions and events.
Tourism Committee Members:
Chair: Denise Midbrod, Daugherty Sleepsource Mattress Gallery
Dave Manderfeld – USG Interiors
Rachael Martin – Carlton County Historical Society
Rocky Wilkinson – Fond du Lac Tribe of Lake Superior Chippewa
Jennifer Graham – Graham Accounting and Business Services