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Incentives - HOT Grant Program

If you have already received approval for your event, you may access the contract by clicking here.

How it Works

Now more than ever, planners need to get the most out of their meetings and events, and Bryan College Station is here to help. With a great location, world class attractions, nationally recognized Texas A&M University, and endless varieties of hotels & restaurants, we are inviting you to experience our community! Through the Hotel Occupancy Tax Grant Program qualified events are now able to apply for funds from Bryan College Station. Imagine the ways you could grow your event!

Applications are now available for new and returning meetings and events with a minimum of 250 room nights or groups that fill a need time in our community.

View the HOT Grant Overview Packet now!

You may access and start the application by clicking here.

All applications must be submitted through the above portal.

Official Rules and Regulations

The applicant must present reasonable evidence that the expenditures or event will directly promote tourism AND impact the hotel/convention business in Brazos County. Experience Bryan College Station and the HOT Funds Review Panel recommends these funds focus on targeting visitors outside a 60-150 mile radius of Bryan College Station. All applications must be submitted through the grant website and must go through panel review no less than 3 months prior to the event date.

Important Dates and Deadlines:

The 2018 HOT Grant Seminars will be held September 12th at 9AM and 2PM and September 13th at 10AM and 1PM. These will be held at the Experience Bryan College Station office (please only choose one session to attend). 

The Fall 2018 HOT Grant Application will close on October 15th at Midnight. Apply here

The Spring 2019 HOT Grant Application will close on March 15th at Midnight.

If you have any questions about the application process please contact:

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Sydney Murrell

Director of Servicing & Events