Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Yen for a Buck or a Loon?

Get ready for the 2009 McChord Air Force Rodeo July 20-24. More than 3,500 international visitors will attend from over 20 countries. These teams and observers bring tremendous business opportunities to Pierce County. Keep business in Pierce County by offering your local promotional coupon and discount incentives.

International competitors include: Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Malaysia, Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Spain, Turkey and United Arab Emirates

Observers include: Afghanistan, Argentina, Algeria, Bahrain, Botswana, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman and Vietnam

Please take this opportunity to offer your coupons to guest registrants. The resulting compilation of promotional flyers will be distributed directly to participating teams during the AMC Rodeo. Last year's teams and observers made many purchases during their stay.

Examples of last year’s anecdotal purchases by participating international team members:

2 Hummers
6 laptops
7 i-Phones
15 TV’s ranging from 32-50 inches
More than 12 bicycles
Countless digital cameras and electronics
Several hundreds of bottles of perfume
Many shopping trips to Nordstrom

A 10-room hotel bill with expenditures over $11,000

To participate please create 3,500 coupons to be distributed in each registration bag. Coupons must be printed in sizes 8.5 X 11 and can include a coupon within the text, delivered to the TRCVB.

Coupon/Discount Deadline: June 30, 2009

Want to participate? Send your participation notice to Andrea Mensink. Promotional flyers should be delivered to the Tacoma Regional CVB at 1119 Pacific Ave., Ste. 500, Tacoma. You are responsible for printing your promotional coupon/discount offer. The TRCVB nor the Chamber will print coupons.

The TRCVB is collaborating with the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, so if your business is a member of either/both organizations, your promotional flyer is in one booklet.

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