Experience Rochester will host its annual meeting Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at  Mayo Civic Center. The theme is “Harnessing the Power of Tourism.”

The program’s featured presenter is Lauren Bennett McGinty, Executive Director of Explore Minnesota Tourism, the state’s official tourism agency.  Joe Ward, president of Experience Rochester and Mayo Civic Center, will share an organizational update and insights.

The annual meeting takes place during the U.S. Travel Association’s 40th annual National Travel and Tourism week (May 7-13, 2023), which celebrates the U.S. travel community and travel’s essential role in stimulating economic growth, cultivating vibrant communities, creating quality job opportunities, inspiring new businesses and elevating the quality of life for Americans every day.

Tickets to the annual meeting include a plated lunch and are available for purchase at www.experiencerochestermn.com/annualmeeting.