Events Marketing Support Program

Destination Tamworth Regional Events Marketing Support Program


The 2017/18 Destination Tamworth Regional Events Marketing Support Program is now open for applications.

The program provides financial and/or marketing support for marketing activity for events and festivals held in the Tamworth region.   Any organisation wishing to apply for event support from Destination Tamworth (Tamworth Regional Council) is required to complete a Regional Events Marketing Support Program application in full including any requested supporting documentation.

This year we have simplified the application process to appeal to a wider audience. This allows us to assist even more great events that are happening in our region during the 2017/18 financial year.

Below are the key points relating to the Program:



In order to qualify for funding, an event must exhibit and be able to report back on three key focus areas:

  • the economic benefit of the event to the Tamworth region;

  • an increase in visitation to the Tamworth region, and

  • event sustainability for new events, or for existing events – demonstrate how the event will grow.


Who can apply?

Applicants eligible to apply for assistance as part of the Support Program include:

  • ·non-profit organisations;

  • incorporated community based organisations;

  • co-operative Regional Groups or similar, and

  • incorporated Associations

An applicant/event can only make 1 application to the Support Program per financial year.

The Funding Tiers

There are 4 tiers of funding available, up to a maximum of $5,000. Depending on the level you are applying for will depend on the amount of information that is required with your application:

  1. $100 - $750                                                                         

  2. $750 - $2,000

  3. $2,00 - $5,000


Critical Timelines

  • Applications open Monday 10 July 2017

  • The funding is for events being held now until 30 June, 2018

  • Applications are open for 6 weeks only

  • Applications for funding support close Friday 18 August, 2017


To assist you with your submission, you can download the following documents here:



Destination Tamworth understands that some community groups may need assistance in preparing their submissions – especially if you are a new or start-up event. Please call our Marketing Team on (02) 6767 5442 or email should you have any queries.


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