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Event Retention FAQ

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