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Whatever your reason for visiting the Wausau area, we strive to make your experience the best that it can. Let us know how we can help you!

New to the Wausau area? Tell our dedicated staff what you’re interested in, and we can point you in the right direction. The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm.

Interested in planning a meeting or conference in central Wisconsin? Our staff can help you plan a business meeting for 10 or a conference for 1,000. We’re fortunate to have a great selection of meeting facilities that can handle tradeshows, seminars, demonstrations, special events and more.

Looking for Wausau/Central Wisconsin to host your sporting event? The Wausau area has been the host destination for events and competitions of all sizes and we are here to help with the bid process, site tours, and questions through the conclusion of the event. We can help with special requests, troubleshoot problems and provide creative solutions to ensure the event’s success.


Richard BarrettRichard Barrett
Executive Director

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As Executive Director of the CVB, Richard is responsible for the direction and oversight of the CVB and all staff activities. Richard works with the Board of Directors to represent seven communities as one destination. Richard also manages the Sports Authority, which is a function of the CVB.

Nick OckwigNick Ockwig
Project/Event Development Sales Manager

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Nick is responsible for promoting the Wausau/Central Wisconsin area as a destination for sporting events, meetings, conferences, trade shows and special events that will provide an economic impact to the area. Nick works closely with the hotels, conference facilities and sports communities to provide the needed information to bring new business to Wausau/Central Wisconsin.

Scott LieglScott Liegl
Project/Event Development Sales Manager

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Scott is responsible for promoting the Wausau area as a destination for larger sporting events through the CVB's Sports Authority program. Scott works closely with athletic directors, sports commissioners and promoters to attract new sporting events to the Wausau area. Scott is also jointly responsible for the Wausau Marathon running series of race events.

Lisa BerryLisa Berry
Sales Director

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Lisa is responsible for selling the Wausau area as a destination for meetings, conferences, and tradeshows. She works closely with area hotels and meeting facilities to attract new business to the Wausau area.

Jodi MaquireJodi Maquire
Visitor Services Manager

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Jodi manages the CVB's Visitor Center and all visitor inquiries. If you stop in or call the Visitor Center with a question about the Wausau area, chances are you will talk to Jodi! Other responsibilities include coordinating our Brochure Distribution Program, handling our Visitors Magazine requests and fulfilling welcome bags for meetings and conferences.


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