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Explore Minnesota Tourism Award Nominations Close December 14

November 16, 2018

The Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards celebrates the outstanding people, events, marketing initiatives and activities that help to make Minnesota a premier travel destination.

Honoring the best and brightest in the Minnesota tourism industry, the reinvented Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards will be presented on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel, in conjunction with the 2019 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference.

"We are excited about the fresh new range of categories that shine a light on the great work of the Minnesota tourism industry", said John Edman, Director of Explore Minnesota. "In 2019, our award categories reach beyond destination marketing, to celebrate the outstanding contributions of tourism businesses and individuals in communities around the state that can be found only in Minnesota."

We invite you to learn more about the all-new Explore Minnesota Tourism Awards, and to submit your nominations here. But hurry, the deadline for award nominations is Friday, December 14, 2018!

For more information about the 2019 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, or to register please visit

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