14 11, 2016
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Willems & AASD Team Up: Work Experience for High Schoolers

November 14th, 2016|LATEST NEWS|

Area students have the unique opportunity to develop their business skills outside the classroom thanks to a collaboration between the Appleton Area School District (AASD) and Willems Marketing & Events.

The two organizations came together and established the Willems Student Marketing Team – a joint effort that gives high schoolers the chance to gain real-world experience […]

28 10, 2015
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Mile of Music Festival Receives Collaboration in Action Award

October 28th, 2015|LATEST NEWS|

After marking another successful year with its four-day run in Northeast Wisconsin this summer, the Mile of Music festival recently received the 2015 Collaboration in Action Award from Lawrence University.  The award honors an individual or organization that has worked in partnership with the University to provide “exemplary service to the Fox Cities community through […]

29 07, 2015
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State Officially Declares “Mile of Music Weekend”

July 29th, 2015|LATEST NEWS|

Legislature’s “Mile of Music Weekend” Designation Affirms Importance of Appleton Festival

To commemorate the return of the Mile of Music in 2015, the Wisconsin State Legislature has officially designated August 6-9 as "Mile of Music Weekend," encouraging people to travel to the host city of Appleton and celebrate the festival that promotes up-and-coming artists.

Mile of Music [...]

2 07, 2015
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Mile of Music Festival Receives Major Lift through Grants

July 2nd, 2015|LATEST NEWS|

As Mile of Music nears its much-anticipated return on August 6, word of the popular festival is spreading on local and national levels thanks to a boost from two significant grants recently awarded. The five-figure grants include a Tourism Development grant from the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau and a Joint Effort Marketing grant [...]

3 10, 2014
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Mile of Music Festival Gains Substantial Traction in Second Year & Has Estimated Economic Impact of Nearly $2 Million

October 3rd, 2014|LATEST NEWS|

Returning to Appleton, Wisconsin for the second year, the Mile of Music festival doubled the number of performers, tripled the number of live performances and had an estimated economic impact of nearly $2 million. The four-day event featured all-original Americana music and attracted upwards of 35,000 local and out-of-state attendees to its 620 live performances, [...]