The Ottawa County Visitors Bureau (Lake Erie Shores & Islands West) is pleased to announce its 2014 Tourism Marketing Grant program.
The program is available for new and existing community friendly events that take place in Ottawa County. It is designed to assist non-profit organizations and small businesses in promoting events that generate overnight stays, create media exposure, increase area economic impact, and generate awareness that Lake Erie Shores & Islands is a year-round destination.
The primary mission of the Visitors Bureau is to encourage economic development in Ottawa County through promotion of tourism for business, pleasure and enrichment. Organizations that hold events that fit within this mission are encouraged to take advantage of the availability of the grant funds.