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Michigan Golfer

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Michigan Golfer

5731 Marion Center Road

Charlevoix, Michigan,49720

United States

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Employment History

Chairman

Longwoods International


Affiliations

Kent County Lodging Association

Advisory Board Member


Stewardship Council

Board Member


MotorCities National Heritage Area

Board Member


Michigan Festivals & Events Association

Board Member


Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Vice President


U.S. Destination Marketing , Inc.

Board Member


Brand USA Marketing Advisory Group

Advisory Board


U.S. Travel Association

U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board and the Board of Directors


National Council of State Tourism Directors Alumni Group

Founder


Days Inn Wright-Patterson AFB Museum

Member


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Member, Standing Committee


Kid Rock

Founder


Education

bachelor's degree

University of Texas at Austin


Web References(180 Total References)


Longwoods » Senior Staff

longwoods-intl.com [cached]

George Zimmermann
Chairman, Longwoods International USA Inc. Email: gzimmermann@longwoods-intl.com Mobile: (989) 890-7367 George brings more than two decades of experience in tourism destination marketing and research to the Longwoods team and its clients. George was the Vice President responsible for Travel Michigan at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation from October 2001 until April 2014. Under his leadership, Travel Michigan and its advertising agency, McCann Detroit, created and launched the award-winning Pure Michigan branding campaign in 2006, a campaign that Forbes ranked among the top ten tourism promotion campaigns worldwide. Initially a regional campaign, Pure Michigan became Michigan's first significant national advertising campaign starting in 2009. In 2014, George led the effort to create the National Council of State Tourism Directors Alumni Group and was elected the group's first chair. He has consulted with the state tourism offices in Georgia, Louisiana, South Dakota, Virginia and West Virginia, presenting at their conferences and legislatures. George routinely guest lectures on tourism marketing at Michigan State University. In 2012, George was named "One of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales and Marketing" by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). In 2011, the National Council of State Tourism Directors named him State Tourism Director of the Year. Prior to joining Travel Michigan, George served as Ohio's Tourism Director, and he was named State Tourism Director of the Year in 1997. He is the only person to have received this honor twice. George served on the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of the U.S. Travel Association and the Board and Executive Committee of the National Council of State Tourism Directors. He was elected twice as Chair of the Council. Before his work in tourism, George spent more than a decade in all phases of broadcasting, including serving as the Statehouse Bureau Chief for the Ohio Public Radio/Public Television Statehouse Bureau. He was the editor of the situation comedies " The Jeffersons" and "Good Times" in Los Angeles and was the technical director for the two pilots of "Austin City Limits" in Texas. He is the author of three travel-related books and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.


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www.tourismworksformichigan.org [cached]

The Council, now led by George Zimmermann, Vice President, Travel Michigan, consists of top level representatives from the Michigan Departments of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Transportation, Energy Labor & Economic Growth, MEDC/Travel Michigan and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.


www.longwoods-intl.com

George Zimmermann joined Longwoods International USA Inc. as Chairman in October 2014.
He brings more than two decades of experience in tourism destination marketing and research to the Longwoods team and its clients. He was the Vice President responsible for Travel Michigan at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation from October 2001 until April 2014. Under his leadership, Travel Michigan and its advertising agency, McCann Detroit, created and launched the award-winning Pure Michigan branding campaign in 2006, a campaign that Forbes ranked among the top ten tourism promotion campaigns worldwide. Initially a regional campaign, Pure Michigan became Michigan's first significant national advertising campaign starting in 2009. In 2014, George led the effort to create the National Council of State Tourism Directors Alumni Group and was elected the group's first chair. He has consulted with the state tourism offices in Georgia, Louisiana, South Dakota, Virginia and West Virginia, presenting at their conferences and legislatures. George routinely guest lectures on tourism marketing at Michigan State University. In 2012, George was named "One of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales and Marketing" by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI). In 2011, the National Council of State Tourism Directors named him State Tourism Director of the Year. Prior to joining Travel Michigan, George served as Ohio's Tourism Director, and he was named State Tourism Director of the Year in 1997. He is the only person to have received this honor twice. George served on the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of the U.S. Travel Association and the Board and Executive Committee of the National Council of State Tourism Directors. He was elected twice as Chair of the Council. Before his work in tourism, George spent more than a decade in all phases of broadcasting, including serving as the Statehouse Bureau Chief for the Ohio Public Radio/Public Television Statehouse Bureau. He was the editor of the situation comedies "The Jeffersons" and "Good Times" in Los Angeles and was the technical director for the two pilots of "Austin City Limits" in Texas. He is the author of three travel-related books and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.


Pure Michigan Online Marketing Results Soar - Fluency Media

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“We could not be more pleased with the increase of Facebook fans and Twitter followers for Pure Michigan,� said George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan, a business unit of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. “As summer travel takes wing, our fans are sharing their favorite vacation spots and experiences, which we believe helps influence interest and travel decision making in Michigan’s favor.�


Pure Michigan Zooms to 20,000 Fans and Beyond with Fluency… - Fluency Media

fluencymedia.com [cached]

“We are delighted with the number of people who want to be involved with Pure Michigan on Facebook� said George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan, a business unit of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. However, it’s not just the volume of fans but the level of fan participation.


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