Emporia CVB Awards Grant Funds — $9,300 Allocated to Boost Eight Events

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EMPORIA, Kansas, February 21, 2019 — Eight entities have been approved to receive $9,300 through the Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Tourism Grant Fund for events taking place in Emporia during 2019. During their monthly meeting, the Convention and Visitors Advisory Board reviewed grant applications received prior to the February 1st deadline. First round recipients are:

5A State Basketball Tournament Hospitality Room
Emporia Sports Promotion & Emporia Recreation Commission

Sheriff’s Spring Training
Lyon County Sheriff’s Office

La Grind Gravel Stage Race
High Gear Cyclery

HOTT Cinco de Mayo Festival & 5K
Hispanics of Today & Tomorrow

Emporia Flatland Cruisers 26th Annual Car Show
Emporia Flatland Cruisers

28th Annual NTHF Induction Celebration & Reunion
National Teachers Hall of Fame

Ranch Rodeo & Ranch Feed
Flint Hills Beef Fest

HOTT Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Hispanics of Today & Tomorrow

The CVB Tourism Grant Program was established to enhance and strengthen the positive economic impact of the tourism industry on our community. Priority is given to events/projects geared towards overnight room stays and spring/fall/winter occupancy. Preference is given to events/projects that are distinctive, create a positive energy, push average boundaries and most closely match the mission and goals of the CVB.

Deadline for the next round of consideration is August 1, 2019. Applications can be submitted online at: https://visitemporia.com/tourism-grant-guidelines/


The Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau is a destination marketing organization that promotes Emporia to potential visitors and meeting planners and serves as the visitor information center for Emporia with additional print information about the surrounding area and the State of Kansas. www.visitemporia.com

Media Contact
Kelly Mayer
(620) 342-1600
[email protected]

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Visit Emporia welcomes travelers and meeting planners, and serves as the visitor information center for Emporia, Kansas and surrounding area.



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