Founded in 2018, The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission is responsible for the allocation of taxes collected from visitors who stay in hotels, motels, or bed and breakfasts within the city limits of Paragould.The tax is levied at 3% of the total costs of lodging for any given stay. The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission utilizes this tax money to fund activities, events, and advertisements/promotions that stimulate tourism into the city of Paragould.
The Commission holds meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month in the Paragould City Council Meeting room at City Hall.
The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission holds regular meetings to discuss and deliberate on allocation of funds to encourage tourism into the city of Paragould. Potential applicants for funding from the A&P Commission, may visit our 'Funded Programs' page. More information regarding funding is available on our FAQ page. If you have further inquiries, or would like to contact The Paragould Advertising & Promotion Commission please use our simple online contact form to reach out to us.
RECENTLY FUNDED PROGRAMS
The Promote Paragould Commission reviewed applicants for funding at the March 2021 meeting and 3 entities were chosen for funding.
Funding was provided for The Paragould Get Downtown Festival, Paragould Youth Baseball for the 2021 Southwest Regional Tournament, and The Greene County Soccer Association for the 2021 Regional Soccer Tournament.