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Chamber Scene

The Inn at Birch Wilds 1 Year Anniversary Celebration & Ribbon Cutting

Senior Helpers Lehighton Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

2017 Carbon County Cabbage Festival, Weatherly, PA

Bossards Board Works Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

2018 MCT Economic Outlook Breakfast

Hair on Delaware Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

2017 Carbon County Oktoberfest at Blue Mountain Resort

2017 CCEDC "Sturm Cup" Golf Outing- Jack Frost National Golf Club- Sept. 15, 2017

2017-2018 Leadership Carbon KickOff Celebration - Sept. 6, 2017

Carbon Adventure Race 2017

Dollar Tree Lehighton- Grand Opening

Leadership Carbon Class of 2017 Graduation- May 2017

2017 Administrative Luncheon & Fashion Show

Greenleaf Gallery Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting- March 25, 2017

CCEDC Annual Dinner 2016

West Penn Grand Opening- Ribbon Cutting

LGBT Mixer at Harry Packer Mansion

Split Rock Resort- Lake View Tavern Mixer 2016

Everything Nice Ribbon Cutting

Bear Mountain Butterflies Mixer

Carbon Adventure Race 2015

Pocono Whitewater Outing

Home Solutions Mixer 2015

Miscellaneous Events

Carbon County Hotel Tax Grant


Next Deadlines for Submission are February 28th & September 30th.


Room Tax Allocation Committee (RTAC) 
As Authorized by: The Office of the Carbon County Commissioners


The Carbon County Commissioners have delegated to the RTAC certain responsibilities concerning the solicitation, evaluation and recommendation of tourism-related projects to be funded in part by proceeds from the Hotel Room Tax imposed throughout the County.

This Committee has developed and submitted to the Office of the County of Commissioners a protocol that include: general guidelines, guidelines, application criteria and an evaluation procedure.

General Guidelines


1. Twice annually, the RTAC will provide releases to the media and place advertisements informing eligible non-profit organizations in Carbon County of the availability of grants for tourism-related projects (that primarily bring tourists into Carbon County and encourage overnight stays) and soliciting their inquiries.

2. The RTAC will provide an application to interested organizations together with a timetable of deadlines for submission.

3. Following each deadline, the RTAC will convene to evaluate all applications that have been received and will record its recommendations for funding. 

4.The RTAC will send the report to the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, Inc. (PMVB) for final approval per ACT 18.

5. Invoices from vendors for marketing expenditures will be sent directly to PMVB for payment up to the amount approved by the RTAC.

6. Funding recipients will be required to submit a summary of all expenditures and pertinent project information to the RTAC within 12 months of the conclusion of the funded project.

7. PMVB Branding guidelines will be provided. Branding materials should be added to print/digital advertising including, but not limited to, websites, billboards and brochures. Any questions should be directed to Brian Bossuyt, Director of Marketing (PMVB) bbossuyt@poconos.org 570-421-5791 x 3120.

8. Upon approval of funding, marketing invoices should be sent to Staci Barkalow, CFO (PMVB) staci@poconos.org for payment.

Please be sure to indicate the organizations name along with your contact information on each marketing invoice.