Great Falls Montana Tourism is the official destination management organization for Great Falls, Montana. Learn about the organization's purpose and history, and the staff who help make the DMO successful at growing tourism, developing the destination, and advocating for tourism.
Strengthen our economy by promoting the uniqueness of Great Falls, Montana to visitors.
Be THE place in Montana to visit for a genuine experience.
Authentic | Innovative | Bold | Accountable | Respectful | Passionate Results Focused | Trusting | United | Honest
Great Falls Montana Tourism Milestones
Convention and Visitors Bureau established.
Tourism Business Improvement District established.
Great Falls Montana Tourism become affiliated under the Chamber of Commerce.
The first unified strategic plan is created.
The first Request for Proposal for Media, Research, and Strategy is submitted.
The first unified marketing strategy is adopted.
Management agreement between TBID and CVB.
Secured NEW media company.
Refreshed strategic plan.
Meet the Staff of Great Falls Montana Tourism and Board of Directors
Great Falls Montana Tourism is the one effort of Great Falls’ tourism efforts. It combines the work of the Great Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau and Great Falls Tourism Business Improvement District into one strategically aligned team focused on one vision, mission, priorities, and objectives. The Board of Directors meets monthly at 9 AM on the third Thursday at Great Falls Montana Tourism, 100 1st Ave N, Lower Level Video Conference Center, Great Falls, Montana.
Board of Directors
|Christina Horton||C.M. Russell Museum|
|Lexi Jones||The Do Bar|
|Ron Korb||Cherry Creek Media|
|Jay Russell||Lewis and Clark Foundation|
|Wayne Thares||Taco John's|
|Brian Thompson||Hi-Line Climbing|
|John Faulkner||Great Falls International Airport|
|Gayle Fisher||Central Montana|
|Kerry McInerney||Great Falls Association of Realtors|
|Kellie Pierce||Great Falls Downtown ASsociation|
|Andy Ferrin||Great Falls Retail Association|
|Susan Shannon||Cascade County|
|Karen Venetz||Great Falls Lodging Association|
|Brett Doney||Great Falls Development Authority|
|Steve Herrig||City of Great Falls|
|Becky Amaral-Miller||Staybridge Suites|
|David Buckingham||Crystal Inn|
|Peter Jennings||Hotel Arvon|
|Sandra Johnson-Thares||O-Haire Motor Inn|
|Peggy O-Hare-Becker||MidTown Motel & Perkins|
|Laurie Price||Hilton Garden Inn|
|Scott Shull||Days Inn|
Rebecca@VisitGreatFalls.org | 406-750-1198
Passionate and Positive, Rebecca and anchors the team, ensuring strategic objectives are met and designing new objectives for consideration for our Board of Directors. She coordinates our digital, print and social media marketing, and local teams producing signature events. Rebecca generates excitement for Great Falls Montana at trade shows and engages our community for Team Great Falls.
Mari@VisitGreatFalls.org | 406-836-1118
Mari develops, produces, and schedules media to be placed on all of our owned channels. She is the voice behind our social media posts, newsletters, website copy, and cohost of the podcast, We’re No Dam Experts. You’ll also see Mari in front of the camera now and again visiting with Champions in Great Falls. Mari is a dedicated team player committed to promoting Montana’s Basecamp.
- DRAFT Great Falls Montana Tourism Board Meeting 11-18-2021 Minutes.pdf
- Great Falls Montana Tourism Board Meeting 10-21-2021 Minutes.pdf
- Great Falls Montana Tourism Board Meeting 9-29-2021 Minutes.pdf
- Great Falls Montana Tourism Board Meeting 9-16-2021 Minutes.pdf
- Great Falls Montana Tourism Board Meeting 8-26-2021 Minutes.pdf
- Great Falls Montana Tourism Board Meeting 7-15-2021 Minutes.pdf
- FY21 Minutes.zip
- FY20 Mintes.zip
- FY19 Minutes.zip
- FY18 Minutes.zip
- FY17 Minutes.zip