The Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee is always 11 days over the first two weeks of August. My birthday is always in the first week of August. Truly, it is a match made in heaven.
Branding & Marketing
Two years ago, I faulted Milwaukee's tourism office for not understanding their audience: Chicagoans. This summer, Brew Town has once again plastered Chicago's buses and 'L' trains with travel ads. Guess what they still don't understand?
Blog & Social Media Tips
I'd like to know how an anonymous, scathing comment about my recent criticism of the Visit Milwaukee tourism campaign got on my blog from...the IP address of a PR firm employed by Visit Milwaukee. How about you?
Last Thursday, I did the Wisconsin State Fair badly. In my defense, I meant well. But having been to only two state fairs in my life--Arizona's in 1990 and New York State's in the Shea Stadium parking lot--I was ill-prepared for the scope of Milwaukee's century-old annual festivity. Not