Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers Name Anna Tanski Tourism Director
The Conference of Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers (GSGP) has contracted with Anna Tanski to serve as the organization’s inaugural tourism director. In this role Ms. Tanski will coordinate two regional marketing initiatives for GSGP: Cruise the Great Lakes and Great Lakes USA.
Tanski brings more than 32 years of progressive experience in the tourism and hospitality management industry. She was most recently with Visit Duluth, the official marketing organization of Duluth, Minnesota. She served as president and chief executive officer from 2014 to 2021 and led the sales and marketing efforts from 2007 to 2014. Prior to that she spent 14 years working with the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center where she managed marketing initiatives and drove tourism revenues and visitations to record breaking levels. In 2021, Anna established her own consulting firm, Anna Tanski Consulting, LLC, which specializes in the evaluation of destination marketing initiatives, strategic planning and organization structure.