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Gov. Tony Evers hopes to have more opportunities to host large-scale events in your backyard. The Democratic governor celebrated national travel and tourism this week by committing $10 million from the Opportunity Attraction and Promotion Fund to promote Wisconsin as a major host and major destination for large-scale events. Wisconsin’s tourism industry will generate $23.7 billion in total economic impact in 2022, up more than a billion dollars from the previous record set in 2019. The announcement comes ahead of two major events in the state: the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee and the 2025 Republican National Convention. NFL Draft in Green Bay. Destination Door County’s John Jarosh says local officials are continuing to work with Discover Green Bay and others to figure out how they can support the nearly quarter-million people expected in the region April 24-26 for the project.

Jarosh says the 2023 tourism numbers will be released in early June. Destination Door County celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week on Wednesday, and Tourism Secretary Ann Sayers attended the organization’s Top Chef Wisconsin Hour Party. The episode featured a traditional Door County fish boil as part of his competition.

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