licvb.jpgHauppauge, NY – Use your imagination and skill to produce a 30-second promotional video highlighting the best of Suffolk County and you could win a great prize in the Suffolk County Film Commission “Scene in Suffolk” contest. Create a 30-second promotional film spot that emphasizes the positive aspects of filming in Suffolk County- friendly people, businesses, local government and incredible locations. Focus on unique attributes such as: Rural and Small Towns, Arts and Cultural sites, Beaches and Islands, Culinary sites, Ecological features, Recreational and Sports sites, Museums and Parks, Pop Culture, Attractions, Wine Country, Farm Country, Lighthouses, Historical Sites, Mansions and Buildings. The purpose of the contest is to promote awareness of Suffolk County’s amazing attributes. Be sure to be creative and original with your entry. If selected, your 30-second spot may be broadcast on television. The contest begins runs through 5:00 pm Eastern Time on September 25, 2009. For entry details, prizes and official rules and regulations, visit “Even as summer winds down, this contest provides an opportunity to showcase the many scenic locations throughout our beautiful county that can be explored and captured on film all year round,” said Suffolk Executive Steve Levy. For more information on interesting points in Suffolk County, go to the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau official website, About the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission  The Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) was established in 1979 as the official tourism promotion agency for the destination’s travel and tourism industry. Based on Long Island in Hauppauge, NY, the LICVB&SC contributes to the economic development and quality of life on Long Island by promoting the region as a world-class destination for tourism, meetings and conventions, trade shows, sporting events, and related activities. For more information about Long Island, please contact the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission by calling 1-877-386-6654 or visit ###


Kristen Matejka

Director of Marketing and Communications, LICVB&SC

(631) 951-3900 xt.317