The Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission is the governing body for Experience Fayetteville.
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.
The Fayetteville A&P Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month at 2 p.m. at the Fayetteville Town Center.
The commission shall be composed of seven members. Four members shall be owners or managers of businesses in the tourism industry (at least 3 must be owners or managers of hotels, motels, or restaurants. Two members shall be members of the governing body of the bity 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.
Currently, the commission consists of:
Chairperson - Katherine Kinney, Graduate Fayetteville
Sarah Bunch, Fayetteville City Council
Todd Martin, Southern Food Company
Elvis Moya, Razorback Athletics
Chrissy Sanderson, Mockingbird Kitchen
Andrew Prysby, At-large
More information about the Advertising and Promotion Commission documents can be found by visiting the commission page on the City of Fayetteville website.
HMR Tax Collections
The City of Fayetteville currently has a 2% HMR (Hotel/Motel/Restaurant) tax on establishments engaged in the business of renting, leasing or otherwise furnishing hotel or motel accommodations, or selling prepared food or beverages for consumption on or off premises. Of the 2% HMR, 1% goes to Fayetteville Advertising and Commission while the other 1% goes to Fayetteville Parks and Recreation.
2022 Walmart UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships
In January 2022, Fayetteville hosted the Walmart UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, a global sporting event that put the city in the spotlight as a cycling destination. Download the report below to learn more about the event and how it impacted the city.