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July 1, 2014  
Dear Tourism Stakeholder, 
 
Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
  
Iberian Ambassador of the Week
Monsieur Mike Vital, owner of the Clifton Chenier Club in Loreauville, came to show us the Grammy Award he received on behalf of his uncle, Zydeco legend Clifton Chenier. Congratulations!
          
Meetings and Events
July 22
Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting, 10:30 a.m., IPCVB
  
Aug. 8-24
  
Gracias, merci, thank you!
  • Our following partners for providing prizes for the Iberia Parish getaway for the National Assoc. of Counties Convention:
    • Iberia Parish attractions 
    • Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce
    • KONRIKO® 
    • TABASCO®  

Industry News 
  • Best Life Iberia just launched a monthly mobile flash market on June 26. Details here.

 

 
 
 
  • Click here to learn the latest on the New Acadia Project in Loreauville.

 

  • Envision da Berry is teaming up with Acadiana Open Channel to create programming centered around Iberia Parish. Get all the details in their June newsletter.  

 

 

  •  Click here to see the TABASCO® Food Tour's new flyer. 
 
  • The Iberia Performing Arts League's membership and season ticket drive for 2014-2015 is drawing to a close. Click here for details and forms.
 
  • Our following partners are offering summer camps and youth activities. Click for details:
 
  • National recording artist Tracy Lawrence will headline the Delcambre Shrimp festival. Click here for the full lineup.
 
Marketing & Funding Opportunities
  • Like us on FacebookSOCIAL MEDIA/WEB TIP #35: Spend 20% of your time creating content and 80% promoting it.

  • Does anyone speak French at your business or organization? Invite FrancoJeune for a "cash mob." Details 

 

  • Sign up! Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed a bill into law that permanently waives the participant fee for the state's retailers who wish to participate in the Louisiana Tax Free Shopping Program for International Visitors. Click here to view the news release.

  

 

  • Jefferson Parish will host the Lt. Governor's Tourism Summit August 26-28, 2014 and is looking for donations for the silent auction. The summit will feature travel advisors from around Louisiana and will give you the opportunity to showcase your organization/business. IPCVB will make an auction item with Iberia Parish products. To participate, you can bring the item to our office or contact us for pickup. dicrg

 

Cajun Musicians

 

Iberia in the Media
  • Watch TABASCO®'s expansion plans on KATC TV 3. 
  • See our 11 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence winners on KATC's website.  
  • Read an article on Landry's of New Iberia in the Daily Advertiser
On the Web
  • LouisianaTravel.com's website and June newsletter feature:
  •  The "Living our Dream" travel blog features our area.

Louisiana and Beyond
  • What's a ziosk? Technology that's aimed at providing better, faster service and increasing efficiency may already be on a restaurant table near you. Details here.
 
 
 
 
  • Poverty Point State Historical Site in West Carroll Parish was selected as a World Heritage Site last week. More here.  

 

A bientôt (See you soon!)

 

 

 
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