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


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

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

Criteria for evaluating New Event Accommodation Tax Funding Requests

Criteria Maximum Points Awarded
Number of room nights generated by event

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

Seasonality of event (slow, medium, busy) 20
Guest expenditures 5
Event continuation (# of years) 5
Events part of a broader event attraction strategy 5
Media exposure (local, provincial, national, international) 2.5
Community capacity / local hosting group 2.5
Maximum points   awarded 100