Save the Date!

August 14, 2019

Request for Proposals
Issued by:
Maryland Tourism Coalition

4th Annual Summer Soiree – 2019

Background:
For over 50 years, the Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) has represented and united varied segments of tourism and travel, bringing together the entire industry to enhance business growth and to promote the development of Maryland. MTC strives to create the most productive statewide tourism climate possible. We promote business, offer professional development activities, and enhance our economic impact for the benefit of all Marylanders.

MTC coordinates the Summer Soiree in Ocean City in partnership with Maryland Destination Marketing Organization (MDMO) and industry sponsors during Maryland Association of Counties (MACo). The property selected will have a unique opportunity to showcase itself to the tourism industry and state political leaders.

2019 Summer Soiree:
Summer Soiree will be Wednesday, August 14th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. The selection will be made by a committee who will evaluate the proposals based on:
Meeting criteria and space requirements;
Commitment to providing additional benefits and value, as per proposal;
The general image, reputation, and quality of property;
If a hotel, provide a group rate for attendee rooms (MACo Rate is acceptable);
Opportunity to provide added value with entertainment, décor and/or signature drink;
Willingness to become an MTC member if not already a member.

Space needs:
The following spaces are required for the host site (room fees to be waived):
One room capable of holding 100 with a few cocktail tables, registration table and 2 sample tables from a local brewing company. Space can be either outside or inside

Food & Beverage:
Proposals should include sample menus with costs, liquor prices, bartender fees, and service charges. Budget is $3,000 with all fees, tax and gratuity.

Food       Hors d’oeuvres for     100

Beverage      Two Drink Tickets for beer & wine
Cash Bar available

Proposals:
The deadline for proposals is June 3, 2019.

Proposals should be sent to MTC Executive Director, Ruth Toomey

Email is preferred, but mail is also acceptable.
ruth@mdtourism.org

Ruth Toomey
Maryland Tourism Coalition
626 C Admiral Drive #311
Crownsville, MD 21401

2018 Summer Soiree was
Sponsored By: