29 09, 2022

LdB Tourism Café: Municipal Funding Requests

By |2022-09-29T11:25:14-05:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: CDC Community Projects and Initiatives|Tags: , , |

Join us for the monthly LdB Tourism Café, hosted via ZOOM. Event organizers, community gems, tourism operators, and tourism supporters can meet to connect with like-minded people, share their latest news and collaborate on projects. On October 11, 2022, Sharalyn Reitlo, Community Futures Winnipeg River, & Cyndie Mitchell, LdB CDC, will be hosting a session all about prepping for Municipal Grant Funding Requests. Find out what you need to know before submitting your requests to the Town and RM of Lac du Bonnet, learn about preparing the required documents, and how to request in-kind services as part of [...]

16 08, 2022

LdB Tourism Café: Experiential Tourism

By |2022-08-16T16:50:23-05:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: CDC Community Projects and Initiatives, Meetings and Forums|Tags: , , |

Join us for the monthly LdB Tourism Café, hosted via ZOOM. Event organizers, community gems, tourism operators, and tourism supporters can meet to connect with like-minded people, share their latest news and collaborate on projects. On September 6, 2022, we'll be joined by Jenny Dupas, Executive Director of Eastman Tourism. During the session, Jenny will explain what Experiential Tourism Development is, how you can use this method to increase your revenue, and how to get involved with an Experiential Tourism Development Coach, as applications for coaching will be open on September 5 2022. Forum Agenda: Welcome and Brief [...]

8 08, 2022

Old Hickory Waterside Market

By |2022-08-08T12:58:00-05:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: CDC Community Projects and Initiatives|Tags: , , |

Old Hickory Waterside Markets Calling all artists, artisans, musicians, home-based businesses, and the like! The Lac du Bonnet CDC and our partners are pleased to announce that we are accepting vendor applications for our Old Hickory Waterside Markets! The LdB CDC, Old Hickory Buildings, the Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet, and the Manitoba Made Store, have come together with a vision of bringing LdB a new pop-up market series. This year, we want to test the theory and work with you, the vendors, to make this vision a reality. Old Hickory Buildings has donated two buildings for vendors [...]

25 05, 2022

LdB Tourism Café: June 14, 2022

By |2022-05-25T13:12:57-05:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: CDC Community Projects and Initiatives, Meetings and Forums|Tags: , , |

Join us for the monthly LdB Tourism Café, hosted via ZOOM. Event organizers, community gems, tourism operators, and tourism supporters can meet to connect with like-minded people, share their latest news and collaborate on projects. On June 14, 2022, we’ll be joined by Leslie Gaudry, Tourism Development Coordinator with CDEM, who will fill us in on the resources and partnerships we can find with Bonjour Manitoba and CDEM. Bonjour Manitoba works to develop and promote Francophone and Metis tourism in the Province of Manitoba. Bonjour Manitoba can also assist with Tourism Development and Marketing for businesses, and community [...]

27 04, 2022

LdB Tourism Café: May 17, 2022

By |2022-05-09T11:29:07-05:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: CDC Community Projects and Initiatives|Tags: , |

Join us for the monthly LdB Tourism Café, hosted via ZOOM. Event organizers, community gems, tourism operators, and tourism supporters can meet to connect with like-minded people, share their latest news and collaborate on projects. On May 17, 2022, we’ll be getting together with some Lions, Lac du Bonnet Lions to be precise. Members of the Canada Day Celebrations Team will fill us in on all the great things being planned for the return of our community’s most loved weekend! Join us to find out what’s happening from July 1 to 3, 2022 and how your organization or [...]

25 03, 2022

LdB Tourism Café: April 11, 2022

By |2022-04-27T14:14:57-05:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: CDC Community Projects and Initiatives, Meetings and Forums|Tags: , , |

Join us for the monthly LdB Tourism Café, hosted via ZOOM. Event organizers, community gems, tourism operators, and tourism supporters can meet to connect with like-minded people, share their latest news and collaborate on projects. On April 11, 2022, we’ll be getting together with a special guest, Tricia Woikin of Travel Manitoba! Tricia will provide a presentation on partnership opportunities with Travel Manitoba, including how we can engage and further our reach using free tools and services provided by Travel Manitoba. Forum Agenda: Welcome and Brief Introductions Presentation: Tricia Woikin of Travel Manitoba – Partnership Opportunities Roundtable Discussions: [...]

29 11, 2021

Request for Proposal: Event Marketing & Website Design

By |2021-11-29T14:28:06-06:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: CDC News|Tags: , |

Read Time: 3 Minutes REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Event Marketing and Website Design This request for proposal is for the design, development, and execution of an event marketing plan and website design for the Great Outdoors Expo taking place in Lac du Bonnet on April 30 and May 1, 2022. COMPANY BACKGROUND The Lac du Bonnet Community Development Corporation exists to foster social and economic development within the Town and Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet by diversifying and growing the local economy, creating employment opportunities, and improving infrastructure and services. PROJECT OVERVIEW The Lac du [...]

15 06, 2021

Get Better Results with Better Designs

By |2021-06-15T14:03:48-05:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Business News and Information, Marketing|Tags: , , |

Have you noticed the number of bad graphics used by small businesses and non-profits? From posters to social media posts - far too many people use poorly designed graphics to promote their businesses, events, and groups. The use of Clipart and Microsoft Word seems like a too-common go-to in 2021 considering there are easy-to-use tools that will help create fantastic graphics for advertising and promo.

24 02, 2021

Boost Your Bottom Line by Creating Customer Loyalty Programs

By |2021-02-24T14:30:39-06:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Business News and Information|Tags: , , , |

A business's top 10% of customers spend 3x more than the average customer. The top 1% of customers are spending 5x more than average.

3 09, 2020

Lac du Bonnet Event Park Planning Committee

By |2020-09-04T09:24:38-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: CDC Community Projects and Initiatives|Tags: , , |

INTRODUCTION The Lac du Bonnet Community Development Corporation is working with local businesses and organizations to examine the development of an Event Park. The park would act as a community hub to create a shared space for outdoor event organizers, increase tourism to Lac du Bonnet, provide opportunities for business development, and support the growth and development of the events and recreational opportunities operating in Lac du Bonnet. Our outdoor event organizers sparked our desire to bring everyone together to examine the opportunities that a shared space can provide. As such, we invited outdoor event planners to a Forum [...]

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