The Washington Tourism Alliance is pleased to announce a new grant program dedicated to helping rural communities in Washington not served by a regional destination marketing organization. Businesses or organizations in these communities will have an opportunity to showcase their business or event through ExperienceWA marketing programs for FREE!Throughout the summer, each month the WTA will select three individual qualified applicants for the following opportunities:
Deals page: If your business or organization has a deal to promote this summer, like a 2 for 1 or a discount, this is the perfect option. Most travelers are still looking for special offers when planning a trip, and the traffic on our deals page proves it! Click here to see the current special offers on the ExperienceWA deals page. Value: $450
Featured Content: On the first Wednesday of every month, we send our monthly newsletter to about 30,000 very active subscribers. Each month our newsletter achieves an open rate of 20% or more! That’s an outstanding rate for this type of email. You will get a picture, headline, and description of your event or business. This is a great way to target a certain month! Value: $660
Banner Ad program: Your business or event will get 14,000 Formatted Banner ads and 21,000 300×250 ads. Compelling banner ads are a highly effective way to get the word out especially for events. Value $1,100
Please note that this program is only open to businesses or organizations in rural communities not represented by a regional destination marketing organization. To apply, download the application here and email the completed application to Mike Moe at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 20th.