Register to Attend the SMTA Meeting in Marshall July 12-13, 2017 


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 4:30 PM CDT
Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM CDT

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Red Baron Arena & Expo - Vast Club Room 
1651 Victory Drive
Marshall, MN 56258

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1406 E Lyon St.
Marshall, MN

Rooms Blocked under SMTA for $80.91

Please mention SMTA when making your reservation to qualify for this room rate. 

To qualify for this room rate, reservations must be made by June 28, 2017.



May SMTA Meeting Minutes

Top Things to See & Do in the Four Sub-Regions of Southern Minnesota


Lisa Havelka 
Southern Minnesota Tourism Association 


             Southern Minnesota Tourism Association Meeting                       

Wednesday, July 12

Noon-4 p.m. SMTA Executive Meeting 

**Vendors are asked to refrain from attending the Marketing Meetings, unless asked to be on the official Marketing Meeting Agenda.**  

Wednesday Afternoon Community FAM & Networking Dinner

4:30 p.m.  Marshall Art Experience” & Lyon County Museum Tour - Meet at Memorial park (101 E Main St.)
                    We will walk the downtown portion of the “Marshall Art Experience." Ending up at the Lyon County                      Museum for a Tour (301 W. Lyon St.).

5:45 p.m. Supper and Bean Bag Tournament at Brau Brothers Brewing                                                                                   Address:  1010 E. Southview Dr. Marshall, MN 56258

Thursday, July 13 - SMTA Board Meeting

Meeting Location:  Red baron Arena & Expo - Vast Club Room                                                                                                                        Address: 1651 Victory Drive Marshall, MN
                                   Corner of HWY 23 & HWY 19 (Next to the Marshall High School)                                              
8:30 a.m. Meeting Registration & Light Breakfast *    Breakfast Provided By: Daily Grind 

*Registration is $25/ea - please pay cash or check at the door to Marshall CVB.

9:00 a.m. Meeting Start & Introductions

9:30 a.m. Tourism Roundtable(s)

  • Roundtable #1 - Tips on how to present to your County Commissioners.          
     ***If you have any examples of local materials you use to make your SMTA County Appropriation Presentation please bring to share***

11:45 a.m. Lunch and Door Prizes
Lunch provided by Bello Cucina. 

Noon Lunch & Educational Presentation- Learn more about the Govenor's Pheasant Hunting Opener and how your community could benefit from hosting the event. 

Guest Presenters:
Lisa Havelka, Gov. Pheasant Hunting Opener Event Coord.
Scott Roemhildt, Grassland Programs Coordinator; Division of Fish and Wildlife. MN DNR

RSVP by Friday, July 7

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event planner, or neighboring community that would benfit
from becoming involved with SMTA.