Economic Development, Business and Corporate Committee Meeting Outcomes – December 2017

Dubbo Regional Council held a meeting of the Economic Development, Business and Corporate Committee on Monday 11 December 2017.

Committee recommendations will be formally considered in reports at Council’s ordinary meeting next Monday 18 December 2017 in Dubbo. Full Committee and Council agendas are available on Council’s website www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au

The meeting was chaired by Councillor Greg Mohr.

2017/2018 Event Development Fund and Major Event Sponsor Program-Stream 2

A report from the Director Economic Development and Business outlining the activity of the 2017/2018 Event Development Fund and Major Event Sponsor Program were noted.

“The Event Development Fund (EDF) aims to assist events across the region grow, develop and become sustainable and the 2016/2017 Major Events Sponsor Program (MESP) was introduced to help secure and retain events that directly stimulate the region’s economy,” Clr Mohr said.

“Stream 2 of the EDF and the MESP attracted 15 applications totalling $128,130 from not-for-profit events scheduled to be held in the LGA in 2018,” Clr Mohr said.

“The events receiving funding will return a combined economic benefit to the LGA in excess of $4M in 2018,” he said.

Media Contact:

Councillor Greg Mohr Phone 0429 477 919
Council’s Corporate Communications Phone 6801 400

Last Edited: 12 Dec 2017

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