Acting on the recommendation of the Economic Development Committee, Macoupin County Board voted Tuesday to join the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Previously, Macoupin County was one of only three counties in the state that was not a member of a CVB. Being a member will help the county promote tourism of the area.
The action came in the form of a resolution of support for the CVB, and is done at no cost to the county; it was explained that the county would only have related expenses if they decided to have a brochure printed or do something else above and beyond the CVB’s typical promotional efforts.
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