Iberia tag 4C 
  April 22, 2013  
Dear Tourism Stakeholder,                  
Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Iberian Ambassador of the Week
Madame Jane Brauddirector of the New Iberia Main Street Program and president of the New Iberia Downtown Business Assoc. She represented New Iberia Main Street at the National Main Street Conference in New Orleans last week. She will be in Baton Rouge tomorrow to receive the Main Street Communities Award at the Louisiana Culture Awards Ceremony (see Industry News).
Upcoming Meetings and Events


Industry News


  • New Iberia Main Street and Shadows-on-the-Teche have been selected to receive Louisiana Culture Awards (the Main Street Communities Award  and Historic Preservation Education Award, respectively), which will be presented at the Louisiana Culture Awards Ceremony on April 23, 2013 at the Capitol Park Museum in Baton Rouge located at 660 N. 4th Street. Click here to attend. Félicitations, felicidades, congratulations!  
  • Brenda Comeaux Trahan is promoting/marketing the France Acadian Heritage Tour for "Novacadie Tours" from Nova Scotia. Click here for more information.
  • We will be promoting our tourism partners and Iberia Parish on May 9 at the Atchafalaya Welcome Center for National Tourism Week. We invite you to come to the welcome center at I-10 Exit 121 in Butte La Rose to see interactive exhibits and travel information on the entire state.  
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Iberia in the Media
  • View  the ad we ran in the Dec. 2012 Music Issue of Oxford Magazine, which promoted the state's music campaign for 2013. The ad also ran in the March 2013 issue and will run in the June 2013 issue.
On the Web
Around Louisiana
  • Tourism went before the House Appropriations Committee last week. Learn more here.

A bientôt (See you soon!)



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