Benefits of Membership and the Investment schedule are discussed. In addition a simple application form is included. We look forward to attracting additional partners to become a part of our exciting programs to build tourism in Mercer County. If you have questions on membership please contact Peggy or Carmen at 724-346-3771.
Under this program, two or more properties can jointly market and VisitMercerCountyPA will provide matching funds to assist with the campaign. Advertising is something we all must do to stay competitive, so this is a great opportunity to partner and make your advertising dollar go further to promote your property and Mercer County. $100,000.00 has been set aside for cooperative advertising for fiscal year 2021/2022.
The Tourism Attraction Development Grant (TAG) provides financial assistance for the development and expansion of tourism attractions in Mercer County. $100,000.00 has been set aside for this program for the 2021/2022 fiscal year.
The Major Projects Grant targets eligible attractions that drive significant overnight stays at local accommodations and helps Mercer County to become an all season destination.
The agency pays 1/2 of the cost of local billboards up to $1,000.00. VisitMercerCountyPA.com must be shown prominently on the billboard (mobile or stationary). No formal application is needed but artwork must be pre-approved by the president/CEO of VisitMercerCountyPA.