Marketing local events can be a considerable challenge for small businesses, organizations and community groups—especially with a limited budget and staff to help you do so. To increase attendance at your planned events for 2018, you need to start marketing now—and Tourism Brantford can help you!
Brantford residents, organizations and visitors come to Tourism Brantford for information about local community events and festivals. Our social media, e-newsletters and blog posts highlight the wonderful things to do in Brantford, County of Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River, and each has it's own established following. The platforms mentioned below are great free advertising opportunities for local businesses, organizations and community groups, but also for residents to check out online to keep up-to-date with things to do in Brantford and surrounding areas.
What's On is an annual brochure that promotes local events and comes out in February of each year, promoting events from the beginning of March to the end of February. We distribute thousands of these across the city each year, so it's a great way to gain exposure quickly for your upcoming event. To have your events or festivals featured in the What's On brochure, you must submit your events to Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31, 2017.
Tourism Brantford is actively engaged on Facebook and Twitter, posting the latest community updates and news. Send us a private message, tag us @TourismBrantford on Facebook or @VisitBrantford on Twitter to get your event shared through our social media acccounts. Upon request, Tourism Brantford can also include your local event in an upcoming blog feature or e-newsletter. We currently publish anywhere from 2-4 blogs a week covering local trends and events on the Discover Brantford Website. In addition, Tourism Brantford releases four e-newsletters a month: Discover Brantford, Arts & Culture, Industry Updates, and Sports Update. Subscribe to our e-newsletter here.
For social media coverage, blogs, e-newsletters, more information or for paid advertising opportunities, please contact Kara at email@example.com.