Iberia tag 4C 
April 1, 2013
Dear Tourism Stakeholder,


Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Iberian Ambassadors of the Week
Merci beaucoup Madame Ethel Viator, Iberian Ambassador Volunteer! Ethel volunteers every Thursday from 1-5 p.m. serving as a visitor specialist. If you or someone you know would like to apply for a volunteer position please contact our office
Upcoming Meetings and Events

Industry News  

  • Now you can submit your comments online to the Secretary of the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries concerning Bayou Teche's inclusion as a designated Historic and Scenic River in LA's Scenic Rivers System. Written comments may also be submitted by mail to: Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries, Scenic Rivers Program, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898. Deadline: April 5.
  • Attention event planners! We would like to share with you a post by a local resident on our facebook page.
  • Jane Braud with the Main Street Program and president of the Downtown Business Association would like to share the following letter with you concerning the Spring Downtown Artwalk to be held this Saturday.
  • The Louisiana Office of Tourism budget impacts Iberia Parish! We encourage all tourism stakeholders to follow this link and send a pre-drafted letter to members of the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee asking them to support tourism during the upcoming legislative session. This is a campaign of the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association and the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus.
Marketing Opportunities
  • Attention restaurant owners! If you are serving crawfish, your business should be listed on these three Louisiana crawfish websites/apps.
  • Reserve your ad space in the Fall 2013 edition of the Louisiana Schools Field Trip Guide produced by the Birmingham News. The guide will be mailed directly to evey 3rd through 8th grade classroom teacher in Louisiana. It will provide more than 15,000 teachers with a valuable resource for locating exciting and educational field trip destinations, while offering worthwhile organizations a unique way to promote themselves and reach potential visitors. Advertising rates for the guide include design and full color printing. The IPCVB advertised in the guide's spring edition. Contact our office for more information.
  • 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
  • The Jeanerette Farmers' Market is growing. Get the details on Jeanerette News
On the Web
  • See this great video and pictures of the first Acadiana Dragon Boats Festival
Around Louisiana
  • Pick up your Spring Louisiana Calendar of Events at our welcome center or visit for information on all events happening around the state.

A bientôt (See you soon!)



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