Iberia tag 4C 
March 4, 2013
Dear Stakeholder,


Hola! Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • March 5, 6, 19     Delcambre Seafood Academy 2013
  • March 14             Greater Iberia Chamber's Seminar, 8 a.m.
  • March 22, 25, 26  Bayou Teche Public Hearing, 6:30 p.m. (see below)
  • March 26             Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting, 10:30 a.m.
  • March 28             Jeanerette Chamber's PR/Facebook Seminar, 6:30 p.m.

Industry News


Reposez en paix (rest in peace)

Monsieur Paul McIlhenny (1944-2013)

The IPCVB mourns the loss of Paul McIlhenny, CEO and Chairman of the McIlhenny Company. We extend our sympathies to his family, friends and McIlhenny Company employees.


Read his obituary and achievements in The Advertiser

and The Times Picayune.




  • REMINDER: If you need more Discover Iberia Community Resource Guides, please call Acadiana Lifestyle at 337-365-2222.
  • 2013 Official Louisiana Tour Guides are available at our welcome center. 300,000 copies were printed. The guides are distributed at State Welcome Centers and certified centers throughout LA. It is the official inquiry response for the Louisiana Office of Tourism. All advertisers receive a free weblink. For advertising information contact our office.
  • The Secretary of the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries as adminitrator of LA's Scenic Rivers System is considering Bayou Teche for inclusion as a designated Historic and Scenic River in LA's Scenic Rivers System. Written comments may be submitted now and will be accepted for a period of five days after the last hearing date. Submit your comments to: Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries, Scenic Rivers Program, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898.

        Three public hearings will be held:

    • March 22, 6:30 p.m., St. Mary Parish Library, 100 Charleston Rd., Baldwin

    • March 25, 6:30 p.m., Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia

    • March 26, 6:30 p.m., Arnaudville Civic Center, 291 Guidroz St., Arnaudville



Marketing Opportunities
  • Calling all attractions!
    would like to create a Louisiana attractions page.
    Showcase your offer for FREE! It's easy, just email the following to

    Logo: jpg file at 300 dpi

    Photo: jpeg format, 300 dpi.

    Offer: 60 words including offer, expiration date, restrictions, number of people admitted per coupon plus tracking code or bar code if you wish.

    Copy: 75 word description

    You will see a proof of your coupon before it goes live.

  • 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
  • Acadiana Profile's Feb/March issue inluded a brief about SugArena's Cajun Rvera (p. 8). Pick up your free copy at our welcome center.
On the Web
  • Louisiana Culinary Trails are now on Pinterest. All of Iberia's restaurants are included in the "Bayou Bounty" trail.
Around Louisiana
  • Questions arise over what can be purchased with oil spill money. Check out this article.

A bientôt (See you soon!)



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