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Visit South Bend Mishawaka

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Visit South Bend Mishawaka

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401 East Colfax Avenue, Suite 310
South Bend, IN 46617
Fax: 574.289.0358

South Bend Mishawaka Hotel-Motel Tax Grant - 2014

The South Bend/Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau

Visit South Bend Mishawaka, with the assistance of the St. Joseph County Hotel‐Motel Tax Board has set aside up to $100,000 in funding for the marketing and hosting of events exhibiting positive tourism potential to the St. Joseph County area. These funds are to assist qualified organizations with the promotion of tourism activities striving to directly increase hotel/motel occupancy and create positive image building publicity for St. Joseph County. Applicants must be organizations seeking to produce and promote a well‐defined tourism‐oriented festival or event.

View the Grant Information and Application document for information on deadlines, guidelines, evaluation criteria and application procedures.
Download Grant Information and Application (PDF 130KB)

Economic Impact of the South Bend Mishawaka Tourism and Travel Industry - 2009 and 2011

The tourism and travel industry contributed over $695.3 million to St. Joseph County's economy in 2011. Direct expenditures by tourists accounted for $447.1 million of this total—a growth of 4.7 percent annually since 2009. Prepared for Visit South Bend Mishawaka by Certec Inc., August 2012.  Download Report (PDF 479KB)

South Bend Mishawaka Visitor Profile Study - 2011

Who is our visitor? What do they think of our communities? Do their perceptions change after their visit? Find out the answers to these questions and more in a report prepared for Visit South Bend Mishawka by North Star Destination Strategies. This report was compiled after multiple visitor interviews and surveys, both in-person and on-line throughout the last six months of 2010. Download Report (PDF 3.2MB)