I hope this note finds you enjoying the fall weather and our wonderful weekend events. Attached you will find the agenda and minutes for our meeting on November 14th, 9 am, at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort. We will meet in one of the conference rooms in the hotel. Please arrive before the start of the meeting to enjoy the coffee and breakfast provided so generously by Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort.
1. Save the Date: December 12th, Thursday, 5:30 pm, will be Amador Council of Tourism’s general meeting. Larry Angier and Add Art Gallery are hosting.
2. Raffle: Only 500 tickets will be sold. 1 ticket for $10; 3 for $20. Proceeds benefit Amador Council of Tourism. Drawing: Dec. 12, 2013. Need not be present to win.
Tickets are being sold for the following prizes: Lake Tahoe 5-day Getaway, February 9-14, 2014 Jackson Rancheria Entertainment Package, including Lodging, Dinner, Show Tickets, Slot Play, Dinner and Lodging, Taste Restaurant and Shenandoah Inn
3. Savor Amador, January 9-15, 2014: California Tourism has declared January as Restaurant Month and Amador is going to participate in 2014. Dates are January 9-15, 2014, Thursday through Wednesday.
Please consider participating, whatever your business. Send us your ideas no later than November 22nd. We will continue to add to touramador’s website, as we receive programs from you.
Here are some suggestions: Winemaker meals, prix fixe menus w/local wine pairings, Thirsty Thursday, Beer Thursday, family-style menus, cooking classes, corkage free, seasonal pairings, dinner and a movie, Open that bottle, progressive meal, mixology, ZAP tie-in, sampling (coffee, chocolate, olive oil, teas, vinegars), themed meals, value-priced options.
What are current programs you already offer? Send those to us and we will add them to ACT’s website. We have already submitted an ad to Via Magazine for this event and plan to: submit to visitcalifornia.com; partner with El Dorado and Tuolumne Counties, that have their events on either side of ours; advertise in our regional publications and send press releases.
Not a restaurant? Partner with someone: a winery, restaurant, caterer, food producer and offer something to your customers.
What else? Send photos, dates, ideas and let us start posting them on the website now. More to come.
4. Look for an email regarding marketing opportunities with Amador Council of Tourism. We are rolling out a branded campaign and getting great results. Want to know more? Call us and we will fill you in.
Please accept my heartfelt thanks for your support of Amador Council of Tourism, for opening up your places of business day after day, and providing a wonderful experience to our visitors.
Thank you for your support,
Amador Council of Tourism
115 Valley View Way
PO Box 40
Sutter Creek, CA 95685Touramador.com