Advertising and Promotions Commission
The City of Batesville’s Advertising & Promotions Commission exists to attract visitors to the community by supporting and promoting events, attractions, and tourism-related activities and enhancing the city's overall quality of life.
The A&P Commission determines the use of the city A&P funds generated by a 3% lodging tax for accommodations within the city limits of Batesville, Arkansas. The Batesville Advertising and Promotion Commission is the governing body for Experience Independence.
Advertising & Promotions Commissioners
Cathy Drew, Ozark Gateway Tourism (Chair)
Tommy Bryant, Batesville City Council
Beth Christian, The River Waterfront Steakhouse and Sand Bar
Julie Hinkle, Batesville City Council
Chintan Patel, US Pizza
Haley Stephens, at-large
April Strain, Hampton Inn