Advertising & Promotion Commission

Regular Meetings
  • 2:00 PM
  • Third Monday of each month
  • Fayetteville Town Center
    15 W. Mountain Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
The Advertising and Promotion Commission was created on March 1, 1977 with Ordinance 2310 pursuant to the provisions of  A.C.A 26-75-605, by the City Board to administer the Advertising and Promotion Fund. The Advertising and Promotion Fund can be used for the advertisement and promotion of the City and its environs, and/or construction, reconstruction, repair, maintenance, improvement, equipping and operation of public recreation facilities. The Commission may contract with agencies and incur such administrative costs that it deems necessary to conduct its business.   
One percent of all revenues generated by the local Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant (HMR) Tax shall be credited to the Advertising and Promotion Fund and made available for purposes determined by the Advertising and Promotion Commission. The funds shall be used for the promotion and encouragement of tourism and conventions, while not allowing such special revenues to be utilized for expenditures that are normally paid from general revenues of the City.


Staggered four year terms, ending March 31st.
The Commission shall be composed of seven members as follows:
  • Four members shall be owners or managers of businesses in the tourism industry (at least 3 must be owners or managers of hotels, motels, restaurants, or other establishments engaged in the business of selling food for consumption on premises)
  • Two members shall be members of the governing body of the city and selected by the governing body and shall serve at the will of the governing body
  • One Member shall be from the public-at-large.

Vacancies on the Commission, whether resulting from expiration of a regular term or otherwise, in any of the 4 tourism industry positions or the at-large position shall be filled by appointment made by the remaining members of the Commission, with the approval of the governing body of the City.

Public Notification
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer which is distributed to the press and posted on the home page.

More Information
Visit the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors Bureau website.


  • Matt Behrend
    1251 N Shiloh
    Fayetteville, AR 72704
    04/01/13 thru 03/31/15
  • Tim Freeman
    1254 N Maxwell Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    10/01/13 thru 03/31/20
  • Ching Mong
    1550 East Zion Road
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    09/18/12 thru 03/31/18
  • Hannah Withers
    116 N Block Avenue
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/13 thru 03/31/17



  • Robert K. Rhoads
    2791 Shadybrook Cove
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    07/07/15 thru 03/31/17


  • Adella Gray
    1681 N Starr Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    01/06/15 thru Indef.
  • Matthew Petty
    113 West Mountain
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    01/03/13 thru Indef.