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Cooperative Marketing Program (CMP)

Through the Cooperative Marketing Program (CMP), the Louisiana Office of Tourism supports the promotion of tourism in Louisiana by providing grants to Louisiana-based convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs), tourist commissions, and other eligible entities for the placement of qualifying advertisements in eligible media outlets.

FY 2019 applications are closed.  Application deadline will be March/April 2019.

Louisiana Office of Tourism
CMP Program - c/o Peter Chol 
P.O. Box 94291
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9291
  FY2019 Cooperative Marketing Program Form
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Louisiana Historical Marker Program

The Louisiana Historical Marker program commemorates facts, persons, events, and places prominently identified with the history of the nation, state, or region. Historical markers are privately sponsored and funded by sponsors. Any individual or group may nominate a location or occasion of historical interest for historical marker commemoration.

Louisiana Historical Marker Program Application Deadline is  May TBD, 2019. All applications must be postmarked by the day of the deadline. No application postmarked after the deadline will be accepted. If you have questions, please contact Lynne Coxwell at 225.342.2876.
Louisiana Office of Tourism
Louisiana Historical Marker Program
Attn: Lynne Coxwell
P.O. Box 94291
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Historical Markers Application
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Louisiana Feed Your Soul LogoFYS Logo

Recipients of Cooperative Marketing Program and Competitive Grant Program for Marketing funding are required to use the "Feed Your Soul /" logo in publicity efforts for their Sponsorship funded event. All other uses of the logo require permission from the Louisiana Office of Tourism. Copies of the trademarked Louisiana Feed Your Soul logo can be found by clicking the link below.

click here to visit DCRT's Document Archive webpage
for the Feed Your Soul Brand Style Guide.

Welcome Center Programs

Louisiana's Welcome Centers are a great means to spread the word about your travel and tourism related region, business, event or attraction. Find out more about how to arrange a Travel Counselor FAM Tour or participate in the Welcome Center Brochure Distribution Program.

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