The 2012 Official Visitor Guide has arrived, and it is…simply grand

65,000 copies of the most informative and comprehensive guide about Greater Grand Forks arrived today at the Greater Grand Forks Convention

The guide, along with all 2012 marketing materials have a fresh new look while keeping the same level of quality, which the CVB has become known for, as well as the “simply grand” messaging synonymous with Greater Grand Forks.

The guide will be distributed at local hotels and businesses; Minnesota and North Dakota statewide information centers; CAA offices in Manitoba; through One Fulfillment (ND Tourism Division distribution program); University of North Dakota; Grand Forks Air Force Base; and Grand Forks International Airport. Organizations such as Altru Health System, The Chamber and Economic Development Corporation use the guide in recruitment efforts. The CVB also distributes the guide in the Visitor Information Center (serving approximately 20,000 visitors per year), at trade shows, in event hospitality packets and visitor inquiry packets. The guide may also be downloaded via

To pick up a copy of the guide, stop by the Visitor Information Center located at 4251 Gateway Drive (junction of Interstate 29 and Highway 2). Not local? Request a copy by calling 800.866.4566, e-mailing or request one at