The Tualatin Valley at Work
Read the latest articles from our industry newsletter, from news you can use to information about how we can work together as industry partners. If you’d like to subscribe to our industry newsletter, please send us an email with your name, title, place of business and email address.
Travel Oregon Announces New Grant Opportunity
Travel Oregon is partnering with Oregon Film, Danner Boots and Portland Film Office to fund a new competitive grant, the Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant (OAFG). The OAFG will enable the selected applicant to create a short film that specifically showcases the spirit, passion, and excitement of the outdoor-adventure, or action sports film genres in the state of Oregon. Filmmakers from diverse Oregon communities are encouraged to apply. Learn more >>>
The Economic Impact of the Arts
Tualatin Valley Creates (formerly the Westside Cultural Alliance) recently participated in a national study commissioned by the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5. The study found that more than 360,000 people attended arts and culture events in Washington County in 2015, spending an average of $20 per person, per event outside the cost of admission. Almost 1/3 of those attendees lived outside of Washington County. Read more >>>
Portland Region Cooperative Tourism Plan
During the summer, Oregon’s seven regions, as recognized by Travel Oregon, submitted cooperative regional plan proposals for the use of the transient lodging taxes collected by the state. Each plan aligns with Travel Oregon’s Strategic Plan. As part of the Portland Region, the WCVA and our regional partners collaborated to devise a plan that will enhance our region’s awareness and diverse tourism offering. Read the Portland Region plan >>>
What’s New in Tualatin Valley?
The Tualatin Valley experienced tremendous growth in 2017, and the pace is expected to continue. From new hotel openings to new attractions, these are the newest tourism-related products to open this year. Read more >>>
WCVA Announces New VP of Sales and Tourism Development
Josh Sanders recently joined the WCVA as Vice President of Sales and Tourism Development. Josh has 20 years of experience in the hotel industry in management and sales. Most recently, he was the general manager of the Aloft Hotel in Hillsboro, and also served a general manager of some of the Tualatin Valley’s premier hotel properties. Josh earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Oregon and a Master of Business Administration from George Fox University.
Send Us Your Brochures and Rack Cards
Our visitor information center, located in the lobby in the Beaverton Building at The Round,carries a wealth of tourism information about the area. Please send us your brochures, rack cards and any additional information that will be useful to visitors. If you have 8×11 or 11×17 posters of upcoming events, please send those our way, too. For more information, please contact us by email.
Link to Us!
Please consider adding a link to our new website. If you already link to our website, please update it with our new URL, tualatinvalley.org. The website is the preeminent resource for tourism information and garners 500,000+ unique visitors annually. We include links to lodging properties, wineries, breweries, attractions, chambers of commerce, and other tourism partners. Questions? Please contact us via email.