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Tourism Promotion Area
About the Program
The Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) program is funded through a special fee on lodging provided by certain hotels throughout Pierce County. Funds are used to promote tourism and increase overnight stays at lodging facilities.

Application for TPA funding

Applications for funding through the TPA program are accepted once per year, with applications for 2015 funding due by April 25, 2014.
  • TPA Commission Application Schedule

For more information, contact Kathy Sorgenfrei at (253) 798-6906.

Meeting Notice
The following meetings of the Tourism Promotion Area Hotel Commission have been scheduled:

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10 a.m.
    **Meeting location @ Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center for this meeting only**
       1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10 a.m. 

All meetings will be held at:
  • Courtyard by Marriott
    1515 Commerce St.
    Tacoma, WA 98402

Any changes to the schedule or meeting place, including cancellations or special meetings, will be posted on this page and will be prominently displayed at the Pierce County Economic Development Department office at 950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 720, in Tacoma.

Contact Us

Economic Development Department

950 Pacific Ave.
Suite 720
Tacoma, WA 98402

Ph: (253) 798-6150
Fx: (253) 798-6389

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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