Iberia tag 4C 
February 18, 2013
Dear Stakeholder,


Hola! Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):


Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Feb. 26     Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting, 10:30 a.m.
  • Feb. 27     Greater Iberia Chamber Business after Hours, 5 p.m.
  • March 2     IPAL fundraiser "Broadway, Bites and Bubblies", 7 p.m
  • March 28   Jeanerette Chamber PR & Facebook for Business Seminar,6:30p.m.

Industry News



  • Get ready! On St. Patrick's Day (March 17), Fir Marseal Nua Iberia's men in quilts will parade in downtown New Iberia. Check out their facebook.

  • Mark your calendars! The 2013 Spring Downtown Art Walk will be held on Saturday, April 6 from 4-7 p.m. For information, contact Jane Braud,, 337-369-2330. Click here to see the flyer.

  • Tickets are on sale now for IPAL's  fundraiser, "Broadway, Bites and Bubblies", scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the home of David and Carolyn Groner. The evening will feature specialty dishes from local "chefs," as well as entertainment from past and present IPAL participants. The tickets are $50 per person. Contact Maggie Simon (337)658-0222,


Marketing Opportunities  


  • The IPCVB is an advertiser in the Louisiana Outdoor Adventures Guide published by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Assoc.(LTPA). A representative from LTPA will be working the Louisiana Sportsman's Show March 14-17, 2013 in Gonzales, LA. If you would like to offer giveaways for this show please contact our office. The guide is distributed in Welcome Centers throughout LA, outdoor shows, Certified Folder Display racks and e-Brochure on


  • Are you in the wedding business? The June/July issue of Acadiana Profile will feature weddings and destinations. Click here to request a media kit.
Iberia in the Media     


  • TABASCO® was mentionned in this Smithsonian article on hot sauce.


  • Tune in every Thursday morning to KANE1240 AM at 10:30 to listen to Best Life Iberia's radio show featuring recipes, healthy living news and local produce availability.

On the Web
Around Louisiana
  • Louisiana music is the focus of the state's 2013 tourism campaign launched last week in markets around the country.
  • In december 2012 got about 25,000 more visitors than the year before. Click here for the latest statistics from the Louisiana Office of Tourism.

A bientôt (See you soon!)



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