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September 28: TIES Conference

Isthmus Aerial, Skot

Tom Farley, Director of Marketing, Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau

Biking in Madison, Sara Mayer

Devil’s Lake State Park, Randal Vanderveer

Madison Symphony Orchestra in Overture Hall

Madison Ballet, Stephen J. Ash

Ford Ironman Wisconsin, Alberto Villanueva

Overture Center for the Arts, Sara Mayer

Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Sara Mayer

Henry Vilas Zoo, Randal Vanderveer

Dane County Farmers’ Market, Randal Vanderveer

“GREEN” CELEBRITIES: Leo DiCaprio Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Al Gore Kermit

GMCVB Ad Campaign: Leisure Travelers

GMCVB Ad Campaign: Meeting Planners

GMCVB Ad Campaign: Bring Your Meeting Home

GMCVB Badger Season Ticket Inserts: Madison Moments

•One of the 30 Best Towns in America, Outside, August 2007 •Dane County Farmers' Market Named Best in Nation, Eating Well, August 2007 •#1 Walking City, Prevention, April 2007 One of the Top 10 Best Green Cities—Organic Food Supply, Country Home, April 2007 •One of the Top 10 Best Green Large Cities, Country Living, April 2007 •Best Road Biking Town in America, Outside, August 2006 •#1 City for Bicycling (in the 200,000 - 500,000 population range), Bicycling magazine, March 2006

Recent Publicity Efforts • One of 9 Cities Where Dogs Rule, Dog Fancy, October 2007 • “Wisconsin’s Sights Are Set on Earth-Friendly Tourism,” USA Today, September 14, 2007 • One of the 30 Best Towns in America, Outside, August 2007 • One of the 10 Best Weekend Family Trips, Nick Jr. Family Magazine, April 2007

"If we don't do something, by 2050, all the polar bears will be gone. That's where Santa Claus lives, man. That's a bummer." -- Nate Tyler, campaigner for Lights Out San Francisco

Isthmus Aerial, Skot

Thank You.