MUSCATINE, Iowa–The Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry has just announced three exciting opportunities including two Request for Proposals and an Event Grant Application.
“We are excited to help get new and creative events in Muscatine and to help showcase existing events”, says GMCCI’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Jodi Hansen. Hansen continues, “With more folks vaccinated, we know there will be an urge to travel and gather with friends and family. All of these opportunities are ways to showcase all of the wonderful things Muscatine has to offer.” “We also know there are very talented and creative video producers out there and we want to give these creative professionals an opportunity to help us tell our story with our video services RFP.”
GMCCI is seeking applications and respondents for the following opportunities:
• Requests a proposal from you/your organization to produce 2021 events geared towards attracting visitors. We are seeking events in the following areas: performing and visual arts events, food, wine and beer festivals, recreational events and other cultural events.
• GMCCI is seeking a video production company to shoot, edit and finalize video content which may include, but is not limited to the following: Production of a :30 second commercial uncovering the unique mix of offerings in Muscatine, emphasizing our surprising variety for a small river town. We want to showcase our vibrant community and capture the lifestyle of Muscatine.
• GMCCI is offering a $1,000 grant opportunity to be used for events or activities that will bring visitors to Muscatine. The #MakeItMuscatine Event Grant is offered to groups and organizations that undertake qualifying events which will maximize the exposure of our community by having positive experiences. The goal of this program is to increase overnight stays in area hotels and generate more tourism spending.
The RFP’s and Grant Application can be found here: https://muscatine.com/greater-muscatine-chamber-of-commerce-and-industry-announces-two-rfps-and-an-event-grant-opportunity/ and by visiting GMCCI’s website at: muscatine.com.
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