Heather J. Lahren, CEO – PUBLISHER

Is a leader in Minnesota’s tourism industry, Heather brings passion and energy as publisher of ITINERARIES MIDWEST Magazine and executive producer of the ITINERARIES MIDWEST Group Travel Show. Experienced in the Minnesota tourism industry, she understands the importance of collaboration and fostering goodwill between members in this industry. Heather has worked extensively with Minnesota DMOs, state tourism destinations, businessess, and industry organizations. She has also served on the TMA Board and currently is a board-member for the Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna, MN and on the Marketing Committee for Explore Southern Minnesota.Prior to the tourism industry, Heather worked for Twin Cities Bridal Association, producing wedding-related trade shows, industry directories and planning guides.