Funding the Mission

Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association (FLWCTMA) is a 501(c) 6 organization incorporated in the State of New York.  The association is lead by a president and three full-time employees.  The president reports monthly to the association's seventeen member board of directors.  The mission of FLWCTMA is to promote economic development in Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, and Yates Counties in the State of New York, and to improve the quality of life in those counties, by supporting and improving the tourism industry.  The mission is achieved by a regional tourism marketing campaign supported by both the private and public sectors.

FLWCTMA represents every tourism business within Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, and Yaties Counties through the annual funding from these four counties.  The public money is matched dollar to dollar yearly through an economic development contribution by Corning Enterprises.  The remaining funding comes from individual private tourism sector organizations and businesses within the Finger Lakes region.  Additional revenues are generated through cooperative advertising programs.  FLWCTMA works in full partnership with its four funding county partners.

Annual Public Sector Funders to FLWCTMA (1/3 of our funding)

Steuben County (administered through the Steuben County Conference and Visitors Bureau, TPA*)
Chemung County (administered through the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, TPA*)
Schuyler County (administered through the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce, TPA*)
Yates County (adminstered through the Yates County Chamber of Commerce, TPA*)

*Tourism Promotion Agency as designated by each county's legislature.

Economic Development Match to FLWCTMA (1/3 of our funding)

Corning Enterprises

Past and Present Annual Private Sector Funders to FLWCTMA (1/3 funding)

Arnot Mall
Atwater Estate Vineyards
Best Western PLUS Vineyard Inn & Suites
Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
CK Cellars
Corning Museum of Glass
Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars
Finger Lakes Premier Properties
Fox Run Vineyards
Fulkerson Winery
Glenora Wine Cellars
Hampton Inn Horseheads
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Heron Hill Winery
Hilton Garden Inn
Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview
Holiday Inn Express Horseheads
Hunt Country Vineyards
Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars
Lucas Vineyards
Radisson Hotel Corning
Ravines Wine Cellars
Red Newt Cellars & Bistro
Rockwell Museum
Rooster Hill Vineyards
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Standing Stone Vineyards
Swedish Hill Vineyards
The Savannah House
Three Brothers Wineries & Estates
Wagner Vineyards
Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
Watkins Glen International

Cooperative Advertising Partners 

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Watkins Glen International
Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
The Corning Museum of Glass
Holiday Inn Express Horseheads
Rockwell Museum of Western Art
Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars
Wagner Vineyards
Fox Run Vineyards
Rooster Hill Vineyards
Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel