By Cameron Rasmusson
The Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce announced this week it received a $160,000 grant from the Idaho State Department of Commerce Tourism Division.
The latest grant in the Chamber’s 12-year relationship with the Idaho Department of Commerce, it will fund advertising campaigns by the Visit Sandpoint Council. The council, comprised of 13 regional, tourism-reliant businesses, focuses on bringing in tourists through advertising campaigns and other promotions targeting outside areas. The campaigns have encompassed a wide array of media, including print ads, digital media, the Visit Sandpoint website, event promotion and videos. The grant, which grew from an initial award of $50,000, also funds the annual visitor guide.
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