In addition to the general FAQs found here (General FAQ), the following apply to Event Retention funding applications.


Q. What criteria are used to determine how much Accommodation Tax funding I will receive?

A. Applications will be evaluated using Event Retention criteria set forth in the table below.

This category is typically suitable for an event that has a history of being hosted in Brandon but is in jeopardy of no longer being hosted in Brandon or being shortened as a result of a variety of reasons, including but not limited to finances or a competitive bid from another community.

Criteria Maximum Points Awarded
Competitive bid or Event Viability 50

Number of room nights generated by event

(limited to hotel/motel rooms, Brandon University, B&B rooms)

Seasonality of event (slow, medium, busy) 10
Maximum Points Awarded 100