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St. Louis Celebrities Spread the Word
The latest addition to the “In the Know” advertising campaign is famed actor and native St. Louisan John Goodman! John joins Sterling K. Brown in a host of thirty second sports telling audiences what they might know about St. Louis, but also what they might not know about our great city. The campaign is currently running in 14 markets including large feeder markets like Chicago, Memphis, Kansas City, Indianapolis and Louisville. To see all of the celebrity spots and who is coming next, visit

The Ultimate St. Louis Tourist Contest
The annual contest kicked off on April 1st and offers kids grades 3-12 the opportunity to win $500 cash and other great prizes if they are chosen as the Ultimate St. Louis Tourist. Contestants are asked to visit at least 3 attractions and then submit a 500 word essay or short video they have on The contest runs through September 2, 2019.

Save the Date
Explore St. Louis Annual Meeting & Hospitality Heroes Recognition Program
Thursday, September 19, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
America’s Center