The 3D Project

Destination Development is a long-range, tourism-based community planning program which enables Nevada’s rural communities to be more intentional about growing their visitor economies. Communities that are selected to participate in 3D will collaborate with Concept stakeholders, Travel Nevada staff and our team of consultants to create a Destination Development plan that will examine the intrinsic qualities of their destination and build an economic and marketing plan around those strengths. This project is intended to provide rural Nevada destinations with a multi-dimensional look at their tourism assets and a jump-start to realizing their destination development goals. Travel Nevada is excited to help our partners build thriving, authentic destinations that are great places to live and work.

Defining Destination Development

“Two things that remain eternally true and complement each other, in my view are: don’t snuff out your inspiration and power of imagination, don’t become a slave to the model; and, the other, take a model and study it, for otherwise your inspiration won’t take on material form.”

Vincent Van Gogh

3D Project Materials

Create your Submittable account to apply for the 3D Project

(Applications are open on Submittable Sept. 16 – Oct. 25, 2022 at 11:59 pm)

Missed the Sept. 9th Kickoff Welcome Zoom meeting? View it HERE! (The first couple minutes were unfortunately not recorded)

Download the 3D Kickoff Workshop PowerPoint Slide Deck

Watch a recording of the 3D Kickoff Workshop

Download the 3D Project Guidelines

Download the 3D Project Overview

Download the Economic Impact Estimation worksheet

Have a question?

Review the Destination Development 3D Project FAQ (We will continue to update this document as new questions are received).

Need help?

Sign up for Zoom Office Hours with our Destination Development Manager, Cortney. (Thursday afternoons, Sept. 22 – Oct. 20, 2022) *A Zoom link will be sent prior to your scheduled time to the email address you submitted at sign up*

Lincoln County Destination Development Plan (2021 pilot project)

Download the Lincoln County Destination Development Plan

**The Lincoln County plan is not the same as the 3D Project, but does represent our pilot destination development effort.