Thursday, November 15, 2018

Amador Council of Tourism Updates

Hello, Tourism Partners-

Below are some quick requests, plus advertising opportunities in 2019- before we are swept away with holiday bustle.
1.       Plaid Friday Amador is coming together. Thank you to those who have emailed the Chamber or Tourism Council with your specials. There is still time to get them to us for the website.
2.       Please let us know if you will be open the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
We have a calendar listing called: Restaurants open Thanksgiving Day, for example. Thank you for letting us know.
3.       2019 Event Calendars: please send us your events calendar for 2019 as soon as possible. It helps us plan our promotions and marketing and provide valuable information to potential visitors that plan ahead.
4.       San Francisco Chronicle: Amador Council of Tourism is partnering with San Francisco Chronicle to publish an insert in the Sunday edition, February 3rd. there is a possibility of doing it with Gold Country Visitors Association, Sunday, March 10. The second date is still to be confirmed. The online components along with the print version of these inserts have been very effective. I hope you can budget to have an ad in at least one of these editions.
5.       Tuesday, December 18, General Membership Meeting, 5:30 pm, Sutter Creek Provisions. Plan to join us and celebrate our 15 years of inviting visitors to Amador. Free to members, with first drink hosted by Amador Council of Tourism. Thank you to Sutter Creek Provisions for hosting our year-end gathering.

Please do not hesitate to email me at maureenfunk@volcano.net or call my cell, 2099695065.

Thank you for your support,

Maureen Funk
Amador Council of Tourism
PO Box 40/460 Sutter Hill Road, Ste. D
Sutter Creek CA 95685
Phone: 209-267-9249



Friday, November 2, 2018

Amador Council of Tourism - Thurs Nov 8


Happy Fall, Amador Tourism partners-

Please note Meeting location  for Thursday, November 8, is changed to Hotel Sutter Banquet room.
Below is the agendaa for Amador Council of Tourism’s Board Meeting, Thursday, November 8, 9 am, Hotel Sutter Banquet Room. Please arrive a few minutes early so that we may start promptly at 9 am. All are welcome.

Please note the following:
1.       Plaid Friday Amador is Friday, November 23Amador County Chamber of Commerce and Amador Council of Tourism are partnering together to promote Plaid Friday, a "Shop Local" version of Black Friday. Participation is free. Tag the event on Facebook, Plaid Friday Amador. Post photos, too!
Create an offer for customers wearing plaid on Plaid Friday, and submit business name, address, phone number, Plaid Friday hours and brief description of your Plaid Friday special to info@touramador.com or amadorcountychamber@gmail.com.
Jeanette from Gifted is willing to provide super-cute plaid rosette pins at cost. Contact her by email: shopgifted@yahoo.com.
2.       Nominations are open for directors. Terms are one-ear and two-years. If you are interested, please contact me directly by email at maureenfunk@volcano.net or cell, 209-969-5065.
3.       General Membership Meeting and Celebration is Tuesday, December 18, 5:30 pm, at Sutter Creek Provisions. More details to come.
4.       New fresh website design will launch shortly. The new site will offer a booking engine for Amador Lodging using each property reservation system at no additional cost. Please contact me for more details.
5.       2019 meeting schedule  is listed  at the bottom of the attached agenda.

See you next Thursday at Hotel Sutter and Tuesday, December 18, at Sutter Creek Provisions!
Thank you for your support,

Mo
Amador Council of Tourism
PO Box 40/460 Sutter Hill Road, Ste. D
Sutter Creek CA 95685
Phone: 209-267-9249

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Agenda
Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort
November 8, 2018 9:00 am

Committees: Executive/ Finance (voted)
  Lodging Committee
  Marketing
  Supper Under the Stars
Minutes, August and October meetings
Executive Board Meeting Report, September 13
Slate for 2019 Board of Directors
Treasurers Report
  2018-19 budget revision

Projects
Membership Drive: 200 members in 2018. 2-3 new members per director.
Voluntary Tourism Assessment Update
Lodging Committee Meeting, Nov 28, 2 pm, Imperial Hotel

Marketing
Website redesign

Travel Shows/Industry Forums/Press 2018

Visitor Center Update

2018 Schedule, 9 am, Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Hotel
November 8 - Hotel Sutter
December 18, Tuesday, General Membership Meeting, 5:30 pm, Sutter Creek Provisions

Proposed 2019 Schedule
No March, July, September
January 10
February 14
April 11
May 9
June 13
August 8
October 10
November 14
December 17, Tuesday, General Membership Meeting, 5:30 pm