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September 9, 2014  
Dear Tourism Stakeholder, 
Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Win a gumbo getaway for the World Championship Gumbo Cookoff
Iberian Ambassadors of the Week
Merci Mesdames Darnelle Delcambre, Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Vice Chairman, and Jennifer Young, her granddaughter, for representing Iberia at Congrès Mondial Acadien 2014 in Maine, New Brunswick and Quebec. Details here.

Darnelle Delcambre and Jennifer Young Congres Mondial Acadien
Meetings and Events
Sept. 22
Deadline to Send November Events to IPCVB
Sept. 23
Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting, 10:30 a.m., IPCVB
Gracias, merci, thank you!
KONRIKO wild pecan rice box
  • Our following partners for providing prizes for the Lieutenant Governor Tourism Summit's silent auction:
    • Shadows-on-the-Teche
    • KONRIKO® 
    • TABASCO® 
    • LaQuinta 

  • Mesdames Linda Clause and Katey Stanford with TABASCO® for working the Tourism Summit's Travel Fair and providing a door prize.

Industry News 
  • News from IPCVB is now published on the second and fourth Monday of the month. Submit your material to us by noon on the Thursday before publication.

  • Attending the Lieutenant Governor's Tourism Summit this year were Céline Alis, assistant director of communications at IPCVB, Linda Clause, manager at Jungle Gardens, and Katey Stanford, visitor center coordinator at TABASCO®.  
Iberia Parish representatives at the Lieutenant Governor's Tourism Summit 2014


  • Did you know that without taxes paid by visitors to the state, you would have had to pay $468 in additional taxes to maintain revenues? Click here for more 2013 Louisiana Tourism Facts.

  • If you missed Mr. Dardenne's address to over 500 travel professionals, you can watch it here:
Lt. Governor's Tourism Summit 2014
Lt. Governor's Tourism Summit 2014



Tailgating Cookoff
  • The Tailgating Cookoff to be held Oct. 18 needs sponsors and volunteers. Click here for details.




  • BestLife Iberia's gardens are expanding! Follow the progress of these and other projects of the IDF's BestLife Iberia initiative on Facebook at: 

  • Learn more about Lulu's Food Hub project, Envision daBerry's new Instagram and more in their September newsletter.


  • The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area just released a multilingual video tour in English, French, German, Spanish and Japanese. Watch it herewebinar

Marketing & Funding Opportunities


Iberia in the Media





On the Web
  • If you missed the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival's Gala, you can watch it here:
Sugar Cane Festival Gala 2014
Stars of Style 2014


Sugar Cane Festival Parade Tractor
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Louisiana and Beyond
  • Lafayette Regional Airport is now offering direct flights to Denver. This USA Today journalist reported on his experience in Lafayette. Hope we see some Denver folks! 
  • Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne announced at summit that international visits to Louisiana increased by 18% in 2013. Details here

A bientôt (See you soon!)



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