Marketing Assistance Program Now Available in Highland County
The Highland Tourism Council has launched it’s 2020 Marketing Assistance Program. Funds are now available through the program, developed by the Highland Tourism Council, to market Highland County as a tourist destination. The Tourism Council has increased the available funding from last year, now appropriating up to $3,000 in available assistance for Highland County organizations or businesses, to stimulate new tourism initiatives or to assist in the growth of existing programs or events through the creation of tourism partnerships.
The application with guidelines is available for download at www.highlandcounty.org/tourism-council. Completed applications will be accepted through the end of day on Friday, January 8, 2021. Funding amounts range from $250 to $3,000 and are limited to one per organization. Funds will be granted in February 2021.
Successful candidates will partner with the Council to have a positive impact on the local economy while promoting Highland culture, traditions and natural beauty. Program funds can be used for advertising, printed promotional pieces, website design, social media boosts, graphic assistance and other approved marketing expenses.
For more information or to obtain a printed copy, please call the Highland County Chamber of Commerce at 540-468-2550.
The five member Highland Tourism Council is a subcommittee of the Economic Development Authority of Highland County. It is made up of five volunteers who represent various tourism interests in the county.