The St. Cloud Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the marketing power behind the Greater St. Cloud region. Our staff responds to visitor inquiries, assists convention planners and works with group tour operators to provide a fun and interesting stay for all who stop in the area. It is our job to tell the world why Greater St. Cloud is the perfect place to visit and meet. We could go on and on about our festivals, concerts, art exhibits, sporting events, natural wonders, unique dining and shopping experiences, many hotels, perfect meeting venues and more… but we’d rather you discover them yourself. Take a look around, ask us questions, and when you’re ready, let us help you take it easy in Greater St. Cloud.


Julie Lunning

Executive Director

With 20 years of experience with the St. Cloud CVB, Julie is the driving force behind promoting Greater St. Cloud in unique and fun ways. An expert in travel marketing, Julie has developed relationships with planners across the nation to bring exciting events to the St. Cloud area.

Emily Bertram

Social Media & Marketing Specialist

The newest addition to the staff, Emily has a history in advertising agencies and technology that combine to make her a social media and marketing guru. Her goal is to promote you, your event, and the Greater St. Cloud Area.

Lori Cates

Director of Convention Sales

Lori has been with the St. Cloud CVB for 12 years, and as a veteran of the meeting planning world, she is a meeting and convention maven. Contact Lori for all of your convention needs – she is happy to help make it easy for you.

Nikki Fisher

Convention & Meetings Sales Manager

If her personality and shine doesn’t get you, her 12 years of experience with the St. Cloud CVB will. Experienced in all facets of event planning, production and promotion, Nikki can show you how easy it is to have the perfect meeting in Greater St. Cloud.

Carrie Zwack

Information Specialist

With a passion for arts and design, Carrie helps with all of the behind-the-scenes action of event planning and promotion. Carrie is extremely knowledgeable for all visitor inquiries and she is happy to help you easily navigate the Greater St. Cloud Area.

Dana Randt

Sales Manager - Sports & Special Events

From basketball tournaments to gaming conventions, Dana is a master of the sports and special events world. Hit it out of the park by working with Dana to plan your next sporting or specialty event – she makes the planning process easy.

Rachel Thompson

Sales & Services Coordinator

As the services coordinator for the St. Cloud CVB, Rachel knows all the ins and outs of hosting a meeting or event that guests are sure to never forget. With a history in event planning Rachel makes all the little details a breeze.