News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
The NY Amish Trail is currently accepting new member applications for 2015.
In order to be eligible applicants must meet the Tourism Business Criteria. Which includes businesses that provide overnight accommodations (B&B, hotels, etc.), restaurants, entertainment, roadside stands & farmer markets, gift shops, and souvenir marketplaces or other venues targeting travels and local tourists?
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently requesting proposals for the printing of an Underground Railroad Brochure.
The brochure will have an original size of 24x18, and include text and graphics on both sides, using four color processing. It will need to be folded accordion size vertically, then in half horizontally, reducing to a final size of 4x9. Please provide quotes for the quantities of 3,000, 3,500 and 4,000.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism announced today the creation of a Community Revitalization Fund (CRF) to provide up to $5,000 to support a variety of local community improvement activities. Crystal Abers, Director of the Department stated, “The County is interested in working with communities that recognize and value the importance of improving and preserving their unique rural heritage and aesthetic character, but lack ample or sufficient capacity to act on it.”
Residents, businesses and other organizations take note! Cattaraugus County DOES NOT publish, sponsor or endorse the Relocation Guide produced by Skyline Publishing or Loyalty Publishing of Peoria, Illinois.
Businesses in Cattaraugus County have received phone calls and/or placed ads in publications claiming to represent Cattaraugus County, including Skyline. If you have been solicited by someone claiming to represent a Cattaraugus County publication, please contact Cattaraugus County Tourism by phone at 1-800-331-0543 or email at info [at] EnchantedMountains [dot] com
The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is in the process of collecting information on all operating agriculture businesses in the County. The County wishes to better promote the County’s agricultural businesses and products by developing a County Agriculture Trail.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is now accepting applications for the 2015 Cattaraugus County Group B Tourism Promotion Grant Program.
Preparations for the 2015 Cattaraugus County Activities Guide have already begun. We will be creating a guide that accentuates our major assets and the attractions and events that make Cattaraugus County an exciting place to visit and showcases the total four-season experience you can have here in The Enchanted Mountains. There will be production of about 125,000 copies. All advertising must be for tourism-related businesses and events that are family-friendly.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development is in preparations for the 2nd Annual WILMA buy local event being held October 25 - 26, 2014 in the Corporate Building on the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, NY.