Create a Pure Michigan Ad

Award Winning Campaign Looking for Your Ideas

Jan 20, 2010, 17:05 ET from Travel Michigan

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- They inspire…they bring tears to your eyes…they make you proud to be a Michigander. They make you want to explore the state. They are the Pure Michigan ads. Pure Michigan ads have been running on television, radio and in print for the past few years generating awards, accolades and positive response from the industry as well as travelers.

"Consumers have been very responsive to the Pure Michigan advertising campaign. We have received hundreds of emails and calls commenting on the ads and suggesting destinations throughout the state to be included in the campaign," said George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan, a division of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. "We thought it would be fun to give travelers an opportunity to create their own Pure Michigan ad."

Visit the Pure Michigan Connect blog for details and additional information on creating a Pure Michigan ad. Video and print submission can be made, now thru February 28, on the Pure Michigan Connect blog. Check back in March to view the ads on and the blog.

Travel Michigan, a division of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, is the State of Michigan's official agency for the promotion of tourism. Travel Michigan markets the state's tourism industry and provides valuable visitor information services. For Michigan travel news and updates, go to


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