This is the Tool Kit from a consortium of industry associations to communicate the economic and productivity benefits of meeting face-to-face, rather than virtually. Click HERE to link to the site.
Petoskey Area CVB CEO Peter Fitzsimmons shared with DMOproz the formulas and calculations that helped Michigan pass a Uniform School Start bill in 2005. Click HERE to download the doc.
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.
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.