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  • All
  • Advocacy
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  • Nonprofit Corporations
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Business Districts

US Travel and Tourism Advisory Board: Letter to EDA

On April 23, 2021, the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB) submitted a letter to the Economic Development Administration (EDA) outlining three main …

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Business Districts

2020 District of the Year

Feather River Tourism Marketing District Plumas County, CA What a year 2020 turned out to be!  None of us expected to face the trials and …

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Legislation

Massachusetts Passes New Tourism Marketing District Legislation

In 2017, Civitas joined forces with Mary Kay Wydra,  President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau to blaze a trail for …

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Business Districts

Funding Futures: Dedicated Funding and Tax Increment Financing

In the research study “Funding Futures” released by Civitas, Miles Partnership, Tourism Economics, and an expert team of organizations and supporters, we have examined a …

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Business Districts

Funding Futures: Building Reserves & Short-Term Rental Revenue

In partnership with Miles Partnership, Tourism Economics, Civitas released a new research study entitled “Funding Futures,” highlighting funding options for state and local DMOs as …

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Legislation

Mobile, AL – First Tourism Improvement District in the State

Mobile’s tourism and lodging industries are celebrating an initiative they say will increase the amount of revenue Visit Mobile had to spend on marketing itself …

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Legislation

Congratulations to Visit Baltimore!

Civitas works with hundreds of business improvement districts of all shapes and sizes each year, helping them form, renew or modify.  We recognize the immeasurable …

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Legislation

New Funding for Texas DMOs: Tourism Public Improvement Districts

Texas destination marketing and management organizations now have another funding source to consider when evaluating opportunities to increase their annual budgets! These innovative funding sources, …

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Business Districts

Stepping Into the Future: Dana Point’s Transformative Decision

“Modernization” can be a daunting word, but not for Visit Dana Point Executive Director, Jonny Westom. Back in 2009, Visit Dana Point began as a …

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