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Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference

Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference

2024 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference


The Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference is the annual learning opportunity designed specifically for the Minnesota tourism industry. This educational event includes national keynote speakers, topical breakout sessions, networking and plenty of fresh and actionable ideas.

The event will be held at the Mayo Civic Center located in Rochester, MN on Monday, Feb. 26 and Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024

Registration options this year include:

  • NEW this year, a Leadership Summit is being offered as a half-day educational program on Monday, Feb. 26 from Noon - 4:30 p.m.  This session is intended for executive directors, CEOs and presidents of destination management organizations, chambers of commerce and visitor bureaus. Registration is $199 per person and includes attendance to Tuesday's full-day conference. Registration is now closed.

  • Full Day In-Person Conference, Tuesday, Feb. 27 - includes a full day of learning, lunch and breaks. Registration is now closed.
  • Virtual attendance is FREE on Tuesday, Feb. 27 - virtual broadcasts for select keynote sessions and the Tourism Awards Program will be delivered at no charge, but you must register to gain access

View the Conference Agenda


Rochester Area Lodging

Choose from any of the Experience Rochester hotels connected via skyway to the Mayo Civic Center or other convention district hotels with shuttle services to the Mayo Civic Center. Click on the lodging links for room block information at any of the participating hotels or find more places to stay at Experience Rochester.


Thank you Sponsors

Sponsors help support the Tourism Conference and are a great way to showcase tourism industry businesses, vendors and products.

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