Tourism Grants Workshops
March 11 Roseburg & March 12 Klamath Falls
We are pleased to offer our region two interactive grant writing workshop will focus on developing tourism-related projects and securing funding for that work. Join Meredith Howell, an experienced grant writer and grant coach for an discussion on an array of relevant topics including:
- New funding opportunities through Travel Oregon
- What makes a story compelling?
- How to organize grant work to make deadlines a breeze
- Gaining commitments from your Board and other stakeholders
- Budgeting basics and beyond
- Evaluating your work
- Using online grant systems
- Tips for successful Travel Oregon grant applications
These free events, with snacks provided, are limited to 40 spots. Registration required--please send no more than 2 people from your organization so we can reach as many organizations as possible.
2019 TSO SYMPOSIUM
"New Horizons, New Traditions"
March 17 & 18
Inn at the Commons, Medford
Registration is open for the 2019 TSO Symposium! This year's theme "New Horizons, New Traditions" offers an exciting program including new destination marketing strategies, getting the most out of your PR, updates on Travel Oregon's Destination Development program, a conversation on diversity & inclusion in tourism industry and more. A new format for this year's Symposium will feature a variety of breakout sessions in the morning and afternoon in addition to exciting and impactful general session speakers.
2019 Advertising Opportunities on TSO Website and Newsletters
Reach the 90,000 users who visit SouthernOregon.org each year to explore our region and get inspired to make their next vacation in Southern Oregon. Or reach our 10,000 newsletters subscribers who get new articles featuring Southern Oregon destinations and happenings each month.
Now is the time to review your online strategies and book your TSO advertising for 2019!
2018 TSO Visitor Guide
Travel Southern Oregon has partnered with Oregon Media Group in Bend--publishers of the Central Oregon and Eastern Oregon Visitor Guides among others--to update and expand our 2018 Visitors Guide. Oregon Media will art direct, write copy and sell all ads for this beautiful new 96-page guide with regional profiles of Southern Oregon Makers, expanded wine & culinary section and lodging directory. Just email us to request a box of guides for your business! Ross Johnson and Susan Crow will be reaching out to all of our regional partners about advertising opportunities starting this fall for the 2019 version. The Media Kit can be downloaded here or by clicking on image to the left.
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This regional image archive is available to our tourism partners to help promote Southern Oregon as a destination in their marketing materials and websites. Please contact email@example.com to access this password protected archive. All photos are courtesy of Travel Southern Oregon unless otherwise noted.
Rogue Valley Wine & Culinary Strategic Planning Session Summary
TSO hosted a Rogue Valley Wine Country Strategic Planning Session, at Bigham Knoll in Jacksonville on Thursday, February 1. The strategy session, led by Dr. Randy Harrington of Strategic Arts & Sciences Inc. included 50 stakeholders from the Rogue Valley engaged in wine, culinary, and tourism industries. The summary of the session is available now.