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The Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association is pleased to offer co-op opportunities in the 2018 Lodging Directory so that your property can be included in a full-color display ad! Ad size depends on the number of participants, with the goal of one or two full pages.  By purchasing a co-op ad you will receive:

  • 50 words of text and a color photo.
  • An affordable chance to further promote your property to 175,000 travelers.
  • Inclusion in a full-color professionally designed ad with your listing information.
  • Ad placement in a premier position.

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As a WH&LA member you are already part of the 2018 Wisconsin Lodging Directory, but you can do more to enhance your listing! Add a photo to your listing and stand out to travelers searching for lodging properties. Again this year, listing photos are even bigger.

For just $299 your picture can be included. Just fill out this simple online form - https://www.tfaforms.com/4646421

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2018 Wisconsin Lodging Directory Cover Contest

Showcase the excitement and beauty that Wisconsin lodging has to offer as the featured property on the cover of the 2018 Wisconsin Lodging Directory!

Gain exposure across the Midwest and beyond when your property graces the cover of 175,000 copies of this annual directory. The Wisconsin Lodging Directory Cover Contest allows properties to submit photos for judging, and compete in an online quest for the most votes from a group of 12 finalist photos. Engage your Twitter followers, Facebook fans, newsletter subscribers and loyal guests to help get out the vote!

THE CALL FOR ENTRIES ENDS - Friday, April 14 @ 11:59 pm CDT.

Details

WH&LA lodging member properties may submit up to two photos featuring indoor or outdoor locations at their Wisconsin lodging property. No identifying signage is allowed. Web-resolution photos may be submitted for judging, but a high-resolution, print-quality version must be available. No exceptions.

Photos must be e-mailed to Michelle in the WH&LA office by FRIDAY, APRIL 14 at 11:59 PM CDT. Photos received after the deadline will not be considered. Hard-copy photos may be mailed to the WH&LA office if digital copies are not available: Lodging Directory Cover Contest, 1025 S. Moorland Road, Ste. 200, Brookfield, WI 53005 and must be received by the deadline.

All photo entries will be submitted to a third-party for first-round judging, where 12 Cover Finalists will be chosen with no more than one finalist image from any one property. Each of the 12 member properties chosen as a Cover Finalists will be charged a $300 promotion fee for the added visibility outlined below. The past three years of cover contest winners (2017, 2016 and 2015) are not eligible to participate in the 2018 contest. No additional fees will be charged to the Cover Contest winner.     

Promotion  

The 12 Cover Finalists will each have a 2018 Lodging Directory cover designed and displayed at WisconsinLodging.org/covercontest from Wednesday, April 19 through Wednesday, May 17. The traveling public will be able to vote for their favorite cover on the page. Each finalist will also be featured in a special edition of the WisconsINN Getaways email newsletter in April, sent to more than 8,000 subscribers. Additionally, finalists will be promoted via WH&LA’s Facebook and Twitter accounts throughout the voting period, and finalists are encouraged to promote the contest through their own social media channels. The winner of the cover contest will be announced on Friday, May 26.

The Fine Print

By submitting photos to the Cover Contest, you are agreeing to pay the $300 promotional fee if you are selected as a finalist. WH&LA member property Cover Finalists will be notified and billed the $300 promotional fee on or around April 19, 2017. If payment is not received by May 17, 2017, the property’s image will be disqualified. The Cover Finalist that is chosen as winner must renew its WH&LA membership on or before June 30, 2017 (or on or before the date of membership-year expiration), to be eligible to be featured on the cover. The winner must also continue or expand its Lodging Directory advertising commitment from 2017. If a property wins the cover contest but chooses not to renew membership, it will be disqualified and the second-place finalist will be named the winner. WH&LA reserves the right to refuse any photo submission for any reason.

Questions? Contact Michelle in the WH&LA office via email at communication@wisconsinlodging.org or call 262/782-2851.

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Showcase the excitement and beauty that Wisconsin lodging has to offer as the featured property on the cover of the 2016 Wisconsin Lodging Directory!

   

Gain exposure across the Midwest and beyond when your property graces the cover of 175,000 copies of this annual directory. The Wisconsin Lodging Directory Cover Contest allows properties to submit photos for judging, and compete in an online quest for the most votes from a group of 12 finalist photos. Engage your Twitter followers, Facebook fans, newsletter subscribers and loyal guests to help get out the vote!

THE CALL FOR ENTRIES ENDS
THURSDAY, APRIL 9 @ 11:59 pm CDT.
Submit your images to  communication@wisconsinlodging.org 

Details
WH&LA member properties may submit up to two photos featuring indoor or outdoor locations at their Wisconsin lodging property. No identifying signage is allowed. Web-resolution photos may be submitted for judging, but a high-resolution, print-quality version must be available. No exceptions.

Photos must be e-mailed to Michelle in the WH&LA office by THURSDAY, APRIL 9 at 11:59 PM CDT. Photos received after the deadline will not be considered. Hard-copy photos may be mailed to WH&LA Lodging Directory Cover Contest, 1025 S. Moorland Road, Ste. 200, Brookfield, WI 53005 and must be received by the deadline.

All photo entries will be submitted to a third-party for first-round judging, where 12 Cover Finalists will be chosen with no more than one finalist image from any one property. Each of the 12 member properties chosen as a Cover Finalists will be charged a $300 promotion fee for the added visibility outlined below. The past three years of cover contest winners (2015, 2014 and 2013) are not eligible to participate in the 2016 contest. No additional fees will be charged to the Cover Contest winner.     

Promotion
The 12 Cover Finalists will each have a 2016 Lodging Directory cover designed and displayed at WisconsinLodging.org/covercontest from Monday, April 13 through Friday, May 1. The traveling public will be able to vote for their favorite cover on the page. Each finalist will also be featured in a special edition of the WisconsINN Getaways email newsletter in April (click to see 2015 issue), sent to more than 8,000 subscribers. Additionally, finalists will be promoted via WH&LA’s Facebook and Twitter accounts throughout the voting period, and finalists are encouraged to promote the contest through their own social media channels. The winner of the cover contest will be announced on Friday, May 8.

Terms
WH&LA member property Cover Finalists will be notified and billed the $300 promotional fee on or around April 10, 2015. If payment is not received by May 1, 2015, the property’s image will be disqualified. The Cover Finalist that is chosen as winner must renew its WH&LA membership on or before June 30, 2015, to be eligible to be featured on the cover. The winner must also continue or expand its Lodging Directory advertising commitment from 2015. If a property wins the cover contest but chooses not to renew membership, it will be disqualified and the second-place finalist will be named the winner. By submitting photo(s) to the Cover Contest, entrant agrees to outlined terms. WH&LA reserves the right to refuse any photo submission for any reason.

 Questions? Contact Michelle in the WH&LA office via email at communication@wisconsinlodging.org or call 262/782-2851.

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Congratulations to Heidel House Resort & Spa, Green Lake, winner of the 2014 Wisconsin Lodging Directory Cover Contest! See this great photo gracing the cover of the directory starting in January 2014!

Thanks to all 12 exceptional finalists and the more than 2,600 people who cast a vote!

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We’ve got 12 exceptional finalists in the 2014 Wisconsin Lodging Directory Cover Contest! Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 6, and the contest winner will be announced on Friday, May 10.

View the 2014 contest finalists and cast your vote here!

Please only vote once for one cover. A valid email address must be entered for your vote to be counted and any duplicate votes from one email address or votes for multiple covers from the same address will be disqualified. **Employees and owners of finalist properties are not eligible to vote.**

Finalist properties include:

Beachfront Inn, Baileys Harbor
Candlewood Suites, Appleton
Heidel House Resort & Spa, Green Lake
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown
Hotel Metro, Milwaukee
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells
Lake Ripley Lodge, Cambridge
The Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake
Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West, Wauwatosa
Sundara Inn & Spa, Wisconsin Dells
Waterbury Inn, Ephriam
Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort, Sturgeon Bay

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Want to get great exposure across the Midwest as the featured property on the cover of the 2014 Wisconsin Lodging Directory? Then enter the Lodging Directory Cover Contest!

Submit your images to communication@wisconsinlodging.org

Details
WH&LA member properties may submit up to two photos featuring indoor and/or outdoor locations at their Wisconsin lodging property. No identifying signage is allowed. Web-resolution photos may be submitted for judging, but a high-resolution, print-quality version must be available should your photo be chosen as the winner. No exceptions.

Photos must be e-mailed to Michelle in the WH&LA office by FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013, at NOON CDT. Photos received after the deadline will not be considered. Hard-copy photos may be mailed to WH&LA Lodging Directory Cover Contest, 1025 S. Moorland Road, Suite 200 Brookfield, WI 53005 and must be received (not postmarked) by the deadline.

All photo entries will be submitted to a third-party for first-round judging, where 12 Cover Finalists will be chosen with no more than one finalist image from any one property. Each of the 12 Cover Finalists will be charged a $300 promotion fee due to the great added visibility outlined below. The past three years of cover contest winners (2013, 2012 and 2011) are not eligible to participate in the 2014 contest. 

The 12 Cover Finalists will each have a 2014 Lodging Directory cover designed and displayed at a special page at wisconsinlodging.org from Monday, April 22 through Monday, May 6. The traveling public will be able to vote for their favorite cover on the page. Each finalist will also be featured in a special edition of the WisconsINN Getaways email newsletter, sent to more than 9,000 subscribers. Additionally, finalists will be promoted via WH&LA’s Facebook and Twitter accounts throughout the voting period, and finalists are encouraged to promote the contest through their own social media channels. The winner of the cover contest will be announced on Friday, May 10.

The Fine Print
Cover Finalists will be notified and billed the $300 promotional fee on or around April 22, 2013. If payment is not received by May 1, 2013, the property’s image will be disqualified. Only properties that have paid by the deadline will be featured in the promotional email. The Cover Finalist that is chosen as winner must renew its WH&LA membership on or before June 30, 2013, to be eligible to be featured on the cover. The winner must also continue or expand its Lodging Directory advertising commitment from 2013. If a property wins the cover contest but chooses not to renew membership, it will be disqualified and the second-place finalist will be named the winner. WH&LA reserves the right to refuse any photo submission for any reason.

Questions? Contact Michelle in the WH&LA office via e-mail at communication@wisconsinlodging.org or call 262/782-2851.

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Help WH&LA provide the most accurate information to travelers in the 2013 Wisconsin Lodging Directory by returning your listing form!

The lodging directory listing form was mailed out to properties in August – make sure that the form is returned by September 26 at 5:00PM to make sure that your property is listed correctly!

Should you need another copy of the listing proof, please send an email to design@wisconsinlodging.org, or by calling us at (62/782-2851. Should we not receive an updated listing form from you by that time, we will list the information that we currently have on file for your property.

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Be sure to watch the mail for your 2013 Wisconsin Lodging Directory listing form! This form is a proof of the information that will be displayed for your property in the lodging directory – please review the form carefully! Any adjustments, changes or additions can be made directly on the form and returned to Dustin in the WH&LA office by email or faxed to 262/782-2851.

If you haven’t already purchased a listing photo to go with your Lodging Directory listing, don’t miss out! Contact Brad in the WH&LA office to order your photo. Cost is only $275! Photo at left not shown to scale.

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Congratulations to Newport Resort, Egg Harbor, winner of the 2013 Wisconsin Lodging Directory Cover Contest! See this great photo gracing the cover of the directory starting in January 2013!

Thanks to all 11 exceptional finalists, as well as the 2,500+ people who cast a vote!

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