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Research provides critical information that shapes the strategic direction of the Fayetteville Area Convention
and Visitors Bureau, a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that manages the task of positioning
Fayetteville/Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, tournaments, and individual travel.

Everything Begins with a Visit…

  • Economic Impact of $504.19 million
  • 4,400 jobs with a $93.59 million payroll
  • State and Local Taxes of $37.80 million:

a $116.83 tax savings to each county resident.

Cumberland County Statistics
Statistics Provided by VisitNC.com

Year Expenditures
$(millions)
Change from previous Payroll
$(millions)
Employment
(thousands)
State Tax Receipts
$(millions)
Local Tax Receipts
$(millions)
Tax Savings
Per Resident
2016 $525.95 4.32% $98.55 4.55 $28.57 $11.09 $120.98
2015 $504.19 2.86% $93.59 4.40 $27.23 $10.61 $115.05
2014 $490.18 3.85% $89.15 4.29 $25.48 $10.22 $108.39
2013 $471.99 0.93% $84.94 4.22 $24.81 $9.73 $104.12
2012 $467.64 3.89% $83.51 4.25 $24.42 $9.53 $102.64
2011 $450.11 7.77% $80.97 4.20 $24.52 $9.44 $104.53
2010 $417.67 10.47% $77.91 4.13 $24.35 $9.21 $104.54
  • COMMITTEE MEETINGS

    Spring Lake United

    Mission: To unite Spring Lake, North Carolina hotels, attractions, economic development and related tourism parties for increased stays in Spring Lake.

    Goal: The goal is a dedicated effort to promote Spring Lake as a destination. Attendees include hotel staff from Spring Lake hotels and the Landmark Inn on Fort Bragg, Town of Spring Lake to include the Mayor, Town Manager and Recreation and Parks staff, Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce and local attractions to include Carvers Creek State Park, Clay Target Center and Fort Bragg Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff.

    January 2018 - SLU

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    May 2017 - SLU

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    Sales & Marketing

    The purpose of the Sales & Marketing Meeting is to communicate directly with our partners to assist in increasing hotel/motel occupancy by recruiting conferences, conventions, sporting events, meetings, and reunions to bolster the County’s economy. The Sales Department conducts 10 meetings per year to discuss issues such as pending business, trend reports, unfinished actions to close a piece of business, and introduce new products from the visitors bureau.

    June 2018 - Sales & Marketing Meeting

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    January 2017 - Sales & Marketing Meeting

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    Friends In Tourism

    Mission: To have a collaborative effort in Cumberland County tourism marketing, servicing and participation.

    Goal: The goal is to have attractions learn about what the Visitors Bureau is doing on their behalf when it comes to promotion, but to also learn what others are doing and offering so cross-promotion can happen between the attractions. Attendees include all attractions throughout Cumberland County to include Higher Education Institutions, theaters, museums, and spectator venues. 

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  • OCCUPANCY REPORTS

    Combined Occupancy Report by Year - Updated August 2018

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    September 2018 - Monthly Occupancy Report

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    August 2018 - Monthly Occupancy Report

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    July 2018 - Monthly Occupancy Report

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    June 2018 - Monthly Occupancy Report

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    January 2018 - Monthly Occupancy Report

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    November 2017 - Monthly Occupancy Report

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    December 2016 - Monthly Occupancy Report

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  • PROGRAM OF WORK/RESULTS

    Scorecards

    FY 2019 Scorecard Results (Updated September 2018)

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    FY 2019 Web Scorecard (Updated September 2018)

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    End FY 2018 Scorecard Results

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    Business Briefs

    September 2018 - Business Brief

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    July 2018 - Business Brief

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    April 2018 - Business Brief

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    March 2018 - Bureau Business Brief

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    January 2018 - Bureau Business Brief

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    February 2018 - Bureau Business Brief

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    November 2017 - Bureau Business Brief

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    October 2017 - Bureau Business Brief

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    September 2017 - Bureau Business Brief

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    May 2017 - Bureau Business Brief

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    March 2017 - Bureau Business Brief

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    Program of Work

    FY 2019 Program of Work

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    FY 2018 Program of Work

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  • VISITOR PROFILES

    The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) collects data from various sources to determine what the overall visitor profile is to Cumberland County. The FACVB collects data from:

    • Hotels
    • Attractions
    • Information Kiosks throughout the County
    • Online Users
    • Walk-ins to our Visitor Centers
    Attraction Reports

    February 2018

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    December 2017

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    November 2017

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    October 2017

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    September 2017

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    July 2017

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    Past Years

    End of FY 2017 Final Report

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    End of FY 2016 Final Report

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    End of FY 2015 Final Report

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    End of FY 2014 Final Report

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    End of FY 2013 Final Report

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    Visitor Profiles

    FY 2019 Visitor Profile (Updated September 2018)

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    FY2018 Visitor Profile

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    FY2017 Visitor Profile

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    FY2016 Visitor Profile

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    FY 2015 Visitor Profile

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    FY2014 Visitor Profile

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    FY2013 Visitor Profile

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  • RESEARCH REPORTS

    TravelTrakAmerica - Fayetteville NC Profiles

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    Profile of North Carolina Occupancy Taxes and Their Allocation

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    Cumberland County Comparison 2007 compared to 2016

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    Profile of the American Family Traveler 2016 Highlights

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    Multi-National Travel Trends in the Tourism Industry

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    Travel Trends 2017

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    FY 2018 FACVB Products - Updated November 15, 2017

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