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The Michigan DMO Assessment District Handbook

by Travel Michigan & the Michigan Association of CVBs

The Handbook that identifies the background behind and the process required to employ Michigan's unique Assessment District style of funding Destination Marketing Organizations. Click HERE to download the Handbook.  

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The Tourism Business Improvement District

by John Lambeth / Civitas

John Lambeth (Civitas) has been at the forefront of one of the most impactful new funding mechanisms for Destination Marketing in the U.S. While T-BIDs traditionally involve additional investment from hotels, the beauty in the design is that government can't misappropriate these funds (as they do with Room Tax revenues). John provides a basic overview of Tourism BIDs HERE...and the 5 Steps to forming a BID HERE.  

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The Illinois Funding Model

by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism

An analysis of the Illinois Funding Model for State Tourism Marketing, developed by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. Click HERE to download the doc.  

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The Impact of Cutting Funding for Tourism Promotion

by IHS Global Insight and DK Shifflet & Associates Ltd.

Another study of the sadly misguided Colorado experience of the early 1990s...transitioned to the potential impact such a move would have on New Jersey (and your state?). Authored by James Caldwell of D.K.Shifflet and Ken McGill of IHS Global Insight. Click HERE to download the study.

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