Tourism Marketing Committee accepting applications for room tax funds
The Rhinelander Tourism Marketing Committee will accept room tax funding applications for review at the June and December meetings. Applications must be received at the Chamber of Commerce office by 5 p.m. May 30 or 5 p.m., Nov. 28.
Applications received after the June meeting will be held for the December review. Applications received after the December meeting will be held for review at the June meeting.
Completed applications should be delivered to the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber will review the applications and request any mission information–which would be due two days prior to the review meeting.
Applications are available at the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, and online at www.ExploreRhinelander.com. Please make five copies of the application to distribute to the Committee.
The Rhinelander Tourism Marketing Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month, and approved disbursements will occur within one week of the June and December meetings.
Room tax funds are received from the city of Rhinelander and the town of Pelican, and are facilitated by the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce through the committee.
The committee is comprised of members of the city of Rhinelander and town of Pelican tourism entities and meets monthly on the first Wednesday of each month.
Funding is devoted to community groups and organizations that further the advertising and promotion of tourism in the Rhinelander area. The committee will consider applications from non-profit groups and organizations that provide marketing and focus on bringing people to the Rhinelander area.
They will also consider applications from non-profit groups and organizations that offer activities or events that will encourage people to stay longer.
The committee will not fund for-profit organizations and will not provide room tax funds for an organization’s operating expenses, volunteer pay or stipends, or infrastructure.