June 2015                                                                                  Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter   

Welcome to the Peach Byte, the email newsletter from Georgia Tourism! Look for the Peach Byte in your inbox each month with updates on Georgia's tourism industry and news you can use to strengthen your business. Throughout the month, check marketgeorgia.org for resources and information about travel and tourism in the Peach State.

Top News Items from Georgia Tourism

  1. 2015 Tourism Foundation Match Program

    The Georgia Tourism Foundation is proud to announce a 2015 Marketing Monetary Match Program that is being made available to all Georgia Tourism partners. For every dollar you invest, the foundation will match it with a dollar. The sooner you submit your Buy Authorization Form (no later than June 26, 2015), the better your chances are of being eligible for the match. Don't miss this opportunity!

  2. Deadline June 30: FY2016 Tourism Product Development Agreement Application

    The Office of Tourism Product Development and the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) have partnered to offer the Tourism Product Development Agreement (TPD) for FY2016. The TPD program is designed to financially support sustainable tourism development activities at the local level that maintain and/or create jobs, attract tourists, and enhance the tourist's experience. Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2015, at midnight via e-Grant! Find complete details on marketgeorgia.org.

  3. Also Due June 30: Restaurant Sign-ups for 2015 Georgia Restaurant Week, July 13-19

    A joint effort between the Georgia Restaurant Association and the Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism Division, Georgia Restaurant Week will be held July 13-19, 2015. Participating restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus at affordable price points. Encourage your restaurants to participate in this event by completing the Restaurant Participation Agreement Form by June 30, 2015.

  4. Registration is open for the Georgia Governor's Tourism Conference, Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Savannah

    Industry-leading speakers, top-notch educational sessions and cheers-worthy networking - you'll find it all at this year's Governor's Tourism Conference in Savannah. Register by July 15, 2015, for the early-bird discounted rate!

  5. Now available: Georgia's Creative Economy brochure

    Produced by The Council for the Arts (GCA), in partnership with the Film Division, Music and Digital Entertainment, the Georgia's Creative Economy brochure highlights the strength, variety and significance of the creative industries in our state as well as the portfolio of work offered by GDEcD in support of these industries. We hope that you will find that this piece becomes an asset in your work. Download your copy today!

  6. Register for the Georgia Regional Travel Association Leadership Conference

    Join leaders from Georgia's Regional Travel Associations (RTAs) for this conference July 27-28, 2015, in Duluth to share and learn about best practices for RTAs. Discuss issues and arrive at strategies that may help stimulate ideas and creative thinking to build your RTA for the future. All RTA members and non-members are invited. Register for free today!

Mark your calendar for these upcoming tourism events.
  • July 10: Augusta
  • July 17: West Point

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