Celebrating the program’s 15th year and nearly $110,000 of tourism marketing awards, Visit Mason City encourages events, tournaments, conventions and tourism facilities that create visitor activity for the Mason City area to apply. Applications are due by 4 pm on Feb. 2, 2012.
Applicants eligible to receive a Visit Mason City Tourism Marketing Grant include:
· Marketing projects completed during Feb. 2, 2012 – Oct. 1, 2012.
· Projects with distribution / tourism marketing focus outside a 90-mile radius of Mason City.
· Design, production, and placement costs for brochures, fliers, posters, direct mail pieces, registration materials, videos, websites, print ads, radio ads, television ads, and off site signage that attract visitors.
· Shuttle service for local tours, transportation between convention facilities, welcome reception food / non-alcoholic beverages for tourists are eligible grant expenses
Download your application today at www.visitmasoncityiowa.com/html/grant_program.htm or contact the Visit Mason City office at cvb@VisitMasonCityIowa.com .
Visit Mason City staff is ready, willing and able to assist with application completion. To receive assistance, applicants will need to make an appointment by calling or emailing the office before Jan. 30, 2012.