Champion Placemaker Resources

Elkhart County is bursting with tales of history, innovation, creativity, risk-taking and just plain love for our communities. Our collaborative spirit allows us to come together as teams around our audiences raising our voices to a collective greater audience. Champion Placemakers have a critical role in telling Elkhart County's story by sharing their own unique stories.

Together, we’ll craft stories that lift up all of Elkhart County, elevating our prestige and esteem in the eyes of thousands, strengthening our economy, and building a foundation for the future that can not only take us even higher, but endure unforeseen downturns.

Content Planning

Content Planning Calendar

Fall 2021 Workshop Presentation

September 8, 2021 (PDF)
September 14, 2021 (PDF)
September 22, 2021 (PDF)

TwoSix Digital Workshop Presentation
Digital Campaigns Driven by Data & Coopetition

October 6, 2021
presented by Brian Matson, TwoSix Digital

The possibilities are endless when trying to market your business or organization! Hear about some of the latest tools and strategies that will help you and other organizations you work with reach the most motivated consumers to help fuel the local economy of Elkhart County.

Presentation Deck

Workshop Video 

Workshop Audio only


Partner Education

From May 2021
Social Marketing Tips and Strategies You Should Implement Now

presented by Brian Matson, TwoSix Digital

Brian has been a part of the travel and tourism industry since 2003 and was the long-time Marketing Director at the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau where he pioneered several digital and social media promotional programs that included various forms of content development and distribution.

Brian received the Explore Minnesota Travel Marketing Excellence Award and the North Dakota Governor’s Award for Tourism Marketing for his efforts. He’s a well-recognized speaker at state, regional, and national conferences and is known for his entertaining presentation style that makes his talking points stick with attendees. He’s a great asset to the development of any business or organization’s marketing initiatives due to his vast experience working directly with destinations, resorts, attractions, and small businesses along with his vast knowledge of digital marketing.

Partner Education Webinar

Partner Education Slides

Coffee Chat