'Visit Duluth' receives award at Minnesota Tourism Conference

By KBJR News 1

Credit: Visit Duluth

'Visit Duluth' receives award at Minnesota Tourism Conference

February 13, 2013 Updated Feb 13, 2013 at 11:07 AM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- During the annual Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, Visit Duluth was honored.

Terry Mattson, President and CEO of Visit Duluth, was named the 'Outstanding Individual in Tourism' for his long term work on behalf of the Minnesota tourism industry.

Mattson has been active with the Duluth Area Attractions Council, the North Shore Tourism Association, the Minnesota Arrowhead Association and Destination Marketing Association International.

Mattson has also served as president of the Minnesota Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus and currently serves with both the Minnesota Tourism Advisory Council and the Minnesota Tourism Growth Coalition.

Awards are given annually to creative, successful tourism marketing programs by Minnesota tourism promotion organizations.

Posted to the web by Jenna Vogt