A&P Tourism Funding 

Visit Bentonville is governed by the Bentonville Advertising and Promotion Commission. The A & P Commission has a funding program where events and meetings may apply for grant monies from the A & P Commission to help offset the cost of their event.  We review events that utilize our hotels and restaurants as our funding sources is the 2% hotel tax and 1% restaurant tax. 

Submit your request using the form below. All applications will be considered, discussed, and awarded by the A&P Commission with guidance from Visit Bentonville staff. Applications are reviewed at the regular meeting of the A&P Commission in

April (submission deadline is April 1)

July (submission deadline is July 1)

October (submission deadline is October1)

Requests should be submitted at least 4 months prior to the event.

All funding requests are subject to availablity of funds.

 

 

Kalene Griffith

President/CEO

Email: Kalene@VisitBentonville.com


TOURISM FUNDING REQUEST

 ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSSION

104 EAST CENTRAL AVENUE

BENTONVILLE, AR 72712

479-271-9153 

 Terms for the tourism funding program can be found  here

 

By entering my name I confirm that I have read and agree to
all of the terms of the Bentonville Advertising and Promotion Commission's tourism funding program.

REQUESTING ORGANIZATION

(Entering the zip code will pre-fill city and state)

Please enter first and last name in separate boxes.

EVENT DETAILS

enter as YYYY

use format mm/dd/yyyy

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%

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$

do not enter $ or commas

Additional sheets may be uploaded along with Event History.

Please refer to policy #6 on page 2 of the tourism funding program terms

Please check each item that will be uploaded in the next step.
Requests submitted without the requested documentation will not be considered.






REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

ECONOMIC IMPACT INFORMATION

Visit Bentonville's mission is to promote Bentonville and its environs as a tourism destination.

The Bentonville Advertising and Promotion Commission is funded by the Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Tax (2% on lodging / meeting space and 1% on prepared food and beverages).

Please refer to policy #7 on page 2 of the tourism funding program terms. 

 

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Northwest Arkansas (NWA) includes Benton, Washington, Madison counties in Arkansas and McDonald county in Missouri. The major cities are Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, and Bentonville.

If your planned methods are not listed, please describe how you
will be tracking the overall economic impact.

Estimated Economic Impact Calculation

Please provide the information below. This will assist us in computing the estimated economic impact of your event.


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100 people staying 1 night, 2 per room equals 50 hotel nights


do not include breakfasts provided as part of hotel rate

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