Funding designed to help local and regional tourism entities attract more visitors by leveraging limited local marketing dollars through a local match of state grant funds.
Economic Development News
Arlington Economic Development took home numerous honors at this year’s International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 2020 Excellence Awards, which were announced earlier today at the organization’s annual conference, which was held virtually.
BizLaunch, Arlington Economic Development’s small business assistance program, is celebrating the County’s inclusive business community in coordination with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) with its first ever SWaMmy Honors.
Arlington has led Virginia counties in visitor spending for 12 consecutive years, with local tourism in 2019 generating $97.8 million in local tax receipts that benefit Arlington County programs and services for the community.
With plenty of space, great fall deals and packages, and an array of enhanced health and safety programs, Arlington’s 44 hotels can offer the “spare bedroom” for your visitors this fall.
The Arlington Convention and Visitors Service (ACVS) will receive $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) WanderLove Recovery Grant Program.
The Arlington County Board approved WETA’s headquarters expansion and took other key actions at its July Board Meeting.
The Arlington County Board will adopt the Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Improvement Plan and act on dozens of other items at its July meeting.
The GRANT provides immediate financial assistance to Arlington’s small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arlington County board Chair Libby Garvey will deliver the annual State of the County speech on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.