Door County Visitor Bureau Updates

• The Door County Visitor Bureau Welcome Center saw 14,693 visitors, up from 9,717 in July of 2009. The center received 2,357 calls in July, as well as 6,240 visitor guide requests via email.

• The deadline for renewals for 2011 Door County Visitor Bureau membership is fast approaching. Those on the Aug. 1 cycle for membership need to get renewals in by Sept. 1. Advertising contracts for the 2011 Visitor Guide are due soon as well. Those must be in no later than Sept. 30. Contact Cathy Lynch, InnLine and Publications Manager at 920.227.2159 for more information.

• The Kingdom So Delicious campaign is coming soon, featuring culinary tours of Door County. Details are available at under the KSD logo in the Featured Event box.

• Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications and PR for the Visitor Bureau, worked with 18 journalists and media outlets in July in support of articles about Door County. The outlets included, Midwest Living, and WLUK FOX 11.

• Press trips continue with Geiger and Associates, who arrange for journalists to visit Door County and write about the peninsula. To date in 2010, such trips have generated more than $1 million in earned media coverage. Business owners interested in learning more about the two press trips coming this fall should contact Jon Jarosh at [email protected].