ADVENTURE TOURISM   Entrepreneur and Small Business Workshop
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP             Welcome



                                    Randy Rose
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Agenda
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ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP



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Entrepreneur and Small Business Workshop
ADVENTURE TOURISM                     Our Sponsors




                    Buchan...
ADVENTURE TOURISM   Special Guests
Regional Tourism Development Update
                       •   Heartwood – Todd Christensen, SWHCC Director
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Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission
ADVENTURE TOURISM




                     Todd Christensen
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ADVENTURE TOURISM      Crooked Road




                    Jonathan Romeo
                     The Crooked Road
ADVENTURE TOURISM      Round the Mountain




                    Diana B. Blackburn
                      ‘Round the Moun...
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP          Our Sponsors


                             Virginia Department of Business
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ADVENTURE TOURISM     Virginia Coal Heritage Trail




                          Linda Tate
                    Virginia C...
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP




               People Inc.
                             Our Sponsors
ADVENTURE TOURISM     Wilderness Road




                       Joy Nihil
                    The Wilderness Road
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP        Our Sponsors


                             Lenowisco Planning District
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ADVENTURE TOURISM   Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority




                             Rita Surratt
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Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority




Established in 1993 by the General Assembly as a
Regional Tourism Development Au...
 Counties of: Dickenson, Lee, Scott, Buchanan, Russell,
  Tazewell, Wise and City of Norton in Southwest Virginia


  Eac...
Board of Directors 2010

 Rita Surratt, Chair, Dickenson County
 Stan Botts, Jr., Vice Chair, Wise County
 Linda Tate, ...
Heart of Appalachia Tourism
      Authority Office Location
 In 2008, the Heart of Appalachia Tourism
  Authority relocat...
Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority
          Projects 2008,2009,2010

 Virginia Coal Heritage Trail – HOATA has been
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Heart of Appalachia Projects

 2008, Contracted Jason Stidham from
  Appalachian Communications to update
  website.
 Co...
HOATA Projects continued:
 Developed Group Tour Itinerary Sheet for Blue
  Ridge Travel Association to insert in their
  ...
Profile Tour Itinerary Sheet
Sample of our Rack Card and Retractable Banner
Regional Agritourism Conference and
 Tour of Mountain Rose Vineyards
Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority
sponsored all the seven Coalfield Counties
and City of Norton with a $500 sponsorshi...
The Great Eastern Trail:

The Heart of Appalachia Board of Directors voted to help
with getting a portion “the Southern Lo...
Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority is working with the
following Organizations to help in the Marketing of
Southwest Vi...
Outdoor Adventure Tourism Business
    Opportunities in the HOA Region:
•Tour guides- fishing, kayaking, hiking, etc.
•Bik...
 Extensive Marketing Campaign to bring visitors to our region
       Ads in Magazines, VA Travel Guide, Crooked Road Tra...
Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority
16625 Russell Street
P.O. Box 186
St. Paul, Virginia 24283
Samantha Landingham,...
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP        Our Sponsors


                                 Cumberland Plateau
                     ...
Spearhead Trails
                    SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION
ADVENTURE TOURISM

                             AUTHORI...
ADVENTURE TOURISM          Spearhead Trails




                         Mark Caruso
                    Southwest Regiona...
Spearhead Trails
                           SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY
                                    Re...
Spearhead Trails
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ADVENTURE TOURISM                         Spearhead Trails


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ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP    Our Sponsors


                             Heart of Appalachia
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ADVENTURE TOURISM   Fish Virginia First




                    Randy Rose
                    Fish Virginia First
Fish Virginia First Marketing

•   Website (fishvirginiafirst.com)
•   Brochures
•   Advertising
•   Television Component
...
To Stay Updated:
Contact your Destination Marketing Organization
(DMO) or locality leadership. DMO contact
information for...
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP   Our Sponsors



              Wise County
ADVENTURE TOURISM   Break
ADVENTURE TOURISM   The Hatfield-McCoy Trail System




                             Bill Reed
                      SAM E...
Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion
                    Shawn Hash - Tangent Outfitters (River / Biking / Outfitte...
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP          Our Sponsors


                             The Virginia Tourism Corporation
Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion
                        Linda Hayes - The Inn at River Bend (Lodging)
ADVENTUR...
Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion
                        Tom Horsh (Biking / Shuttle / Outfitters, Lodging)
ADV...
ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP   Our Sponsors


                             Spearhead Trails
Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion
                    Donnie Turner – Carroll County & Blue Cat on the New (Rive...
Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion
                             Mountain Creek Mountain Rustic Resort
ADVENTURE T...
Entrepreneur and Small Business Workshop
ADVENTURE TOURISM              Thanks again to our Sponsors




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ADVENTURE TOURISM   Lunch
Adventuretourismentrepreneurandsmallbusinessworkshop Bill Copy Draft 2 Short Version
Adventuretourismentrepreneurandsmallbusinessworkshop Bill Copy Draft 2 Short Version
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  1. 1. ADVENTURE TOURISM Entrepreneur and Small Business Workshop
  2. 2. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Welcome Randy Rose The Virginia Tourism Corporation
  3. 3. Agenda Agenda ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Registration Welcome Dignitary Comments Regional Tourism Development Updates Break Hatfield McCoy Trail System Update Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion Roundtable Lunch Business in the Commonwealth How to Start and Operate a Business Growing your Business Break Marketing Strategies Financing/Managing Resources Tourism Start up Financing Other Available resources Upcoming Educational Opportunities Conclusion/Surveys
  4. 4. Entrepreneur and Small Business Workshop ADVENTURE TOURISM Our Sponsors Buchanan County Dickenson County Lee County Spearhead Russell County Scott County Tazewell County Trailblazers Wise County City of Norton Area Towns Community Leaders
  5. 5. ADVENTURE TOURISM Special Guests
  6. 6. Regional Tourism Development Update • Heartwood – Todd Christensen, SWHCC Director ADVENTURE TOURISM • Crooked Road – Jonathan Romeo, Interim Exec. Director • ‘Round the Mountain’ – Diana Blackburn, Exec. Director • Virginia Coal Heritage Trail – Linda Tate, Chair • Wilderness Road – Joy Nihil, DBWTA President • Heart of Appalachia – Rita Surratt, Chair • Spearhead Trails – Mark Caruso, SRRA Vice Chair • Fish Va. First – Randy Rose, VTC Dev. Specialist
  7. 7. Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission ADVENTURE TOURISM Todd Christensen HEARTWOOD
  8. 8. ADVENTURE TOURISM Crooked Road Jonathan Romeo The Crooked Road
  9. 9. ADVENTURE TOURISM Round the Mountain Diana B. Blackburn ‘Round the Mountain
  10. 10. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Our Sponsors Virginia Department of Business Assistance
  11. 11. ADVENTURE TOURISM Virginia Coal Heritage Trail Linda Tate Virginia Coal Heritage Trail
  12. 12. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP People Inc. Our Sponsors
  13. 13. ADVENTURE TOURISM Wilderness Road Joy Nihil The Wilderness Road
  14. 14. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Our Sponsors Lenowisco Planning District Commission
  15. 15. ADVENTURE TOURISM Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority Rita Surratt Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority
  16. 16. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority Established in 1993 by the General Assembly as a Regional Tourism Development Authority for the LENOWISCO and Cumberland Plateau Districts. The Code provides that the Authority(Heart of Appalachia) shall promote, expand and develop as a whole the tourism industries of the seven counties and one city within these Planning Districts
  17. 17.  Counties of: Dickenson, Lee, Scott, Buchanan, Russell, Tazewell, Wise and City of Norton in Southwest Virginia Each county/city in the Heart of Appalachia Region is unique. We have wonderful parks, beautiful scenic mountains, rivers and streams, hiking, biking, fishing, traditional mountain music, A cultural heritage full of interesting historical facts, not to mention all the talented artisans in our region. The Heart of Appalachia region is a great place for starting a Tourism related Business.
  18. 18. Board of Directors 2010  Rita Surratt, Chair, Dickenson County  Stan Botts, Jr., Vice Chair, Wise County  Linda Tate, Treasurer, Russell County  Joan Yates, Secretary, Tazewell County  Mary Belcher, Buchanan County  Marty Hagy, City of Norton  Sue Rosenbalm, Lee County  Shawn Becker, Scott County  Personnel: Samantha Landingham, Office Manager
  19. 19. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority Office Location  In 2008, the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority relocated to the Oxbow Center in St. Paul as a temporary location.  In 2008, Lou Wallace offered Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority Free Rental Space in her building on Russell Street in St. Paul.  The Authority relocated and is currently in the St. Paul location on 16625 Russell Street
  20. 20. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority Projects 2008,2009,2010  Virginia Coal Heritage Trail – HOATA has been the Lead Organization Partner since its beginning Designated by the Virginia General Assembly as the Virginia Coal Heritage Trail, An official Virginia Byway in July 2007. Presently Seeking National Byway Designation  VTC agreed to fund Corridor Management Plan  HOATA sponsored $500. for each locality to help with funding for the Corridor Management Plan
  21. 21. Heart of Appalachia Projects  2008, Contracted Jason Stidham from Appalachian Communications to update website.  Co-op ads with the Crooked Road and Round the Mountain in Virginia Travel Guide for 2009 and 2010  Full page ad in the new 2009/2010 Crooked Road Travel Guide  Contracted Jim Stallard’s Studio to design and print a new Heart of Appalachia Logo and Brochure for 2010.
  22. 22. HOATA Projects continued:  Developed Group Tour Itinerary Sheet for Blue Ridge Travel Association to insert in their marketing media.  Developed Retractable Banner for Heart of Appalachia in order to display at meetings, conferences, etc.  Developed Rack Card of Heart of Appalachia to be placed in visitor’s centers, Tourism destinations and sent out for requests until new brochure is developed.  Tear off map being designed and ready for print in 2010.
  23. 23. Profile Tour Itinerary Sheet
  24. 24. Sample of our Rack Card and Retractable Banner
  25. 25. Regional Agritourism Conference and Tour of Mountain Rose Vineyards
  26. 26. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority sponsored all the seven Coalfield Counties and City of Norton with a $500 sponsorship in order to be on this trail. Press Release: April 29,2009 Fish Virginia Fishing First Tourism Initiative Unveiled LIVE on ESPN Outdoors www.fishvirginiafirst.com
  27. 27. The Great Eastern Trail: The Heart of Appalachia Board of Directors voted to help with getting a portion “the Southern Loop” of the Great Eastern Trail into the counties of Dickenson, Buchanan and Tazewell. Spearhead Trails Heart of Appalachia has been involved from the initial stage in planning for development of an ATV Trail now called the Spearhead Trails in the Heart of Appalachia region. Several of our board members are on the Spearhead Trailblazers committee and meet periodically.
  28. 28. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority is working with the following Organizations to help in the Marketing of Southwest Virginia: •The Crooked Road “Virginia’s Music Trail” •Round the Mountain-Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Trails •Virginia Tourism Corporation •Great Eastern Trail •Virginia Coal Heritage Trail •Spearhead Trails •Wilderness Road •Fish Virginia First •Tourism Committees in Each County & City in Heart of Appalachia Region •Blue Ridge Travel Association •Heartwood- Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway
  29. 29. Outdoor Adventure Tourism Business Opportunities in the HOA Region: •Tour guides- fishing, kayaking, hiking, etc. •Bike Rentals- Bike Repair shops, Canoe , raft rentals, Sporting goods store •Sandwich/coffee shops •Ice Cream/Shaved Ice vendors •Bed and Breakfast or Cottage Rentals • Tour bus/van •Contact local Chambers of Commerce, Small Business Development Centers at local community colleges, Virginia Tourism Corporation and Virginia’s Department of Business Assistance for information.
  30. 30.  Extensive Marketing Campaign to bring visitors to our region Ads in Magazines, VA Travel Guide, Crooked Road Travel Guide Developing new Brochure showcasing Heart of Appalachia Region Developing Tear Off Map to be distributed regionally Social Media Promotion Building New Website Partnering with other Organizations to market region: Virginia Tourism Corporation, Blue Ridge Travel Association, Chambers of Commerce, Heartwood, Crooked Road, Round the Mountain, etc. Educational Workshops such as Customer Service Training, Business Start-up, Social Media, Agri-tourism Encouraging Visitors to come to our region, stay a few days, spend a a lot of money at your business! We want to see you succeed in your business!
  31. 31. Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority 16625 Russell Street P.O. Box 186 St. Paul, Virginia 24283 Samantha Landingham, Office Manager/Tourism Coordinator (276) 762-0011 www.heartofappalachia.com Email: info@heartofappalachia.com Presentation by: Rita Surratt, Chair, Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority
  32. 32. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Our Sponsors Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commission
  33. 33. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION ADVENTURE TOURISM AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! Multi-Use Trails for Adventure Tourism and Economic Development
  34. 34. ADVENTURE TOURISM Spearhead Trails Mark Caruso Southwest Regional Recreation Authority
  35. 35. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM 15.2-6016. Southwest Regional Recreation Authority established. We are created by statute to establish, operate, and maintain public, multiple use, recreational trails and related facilities that are part of the Southwest Regional Recreation Area, also known as the Spearhead Trails. We are governed by a board of directors that includes appointed representatives of the following jurisdictions in Southwest Virginia:
  36. 36. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Tazewell Dickenson City of Buchanan Wise Co. Russell Co. Scott Co. Lee Co. Co. Co. Norton Co. Appointed SRRA Non-Voting Board Board Members Spearhead Trails Executive Director TRAILBLAZERS Steering Committee Equestrian Biking Motorized Hiking Fishing Waterway
  37. 37. ADVENTURE TOURISM Spearhead Trails SRRA Board Executive Director (FT) Chief Trail Operations Marketing Office and HR Director Director Director Public Safety (FT) (FT) (FT) (FT) Admin Asst. Rangers Field Tech. HEO Interns (PT) (FT/PT) (PT) (PT) Marketing Retail Sales Asst. Manager (PT) (PT)
  38. 38. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Feasibility Study & Comprehensive Plan In April 2009, through grants from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Revitalization Commission and the Motorcycle Industry Council/Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, the Southwest Regional Recreation Authority (SRRA) hired "We Make Things Happen" (WMTH) Corporation to complete a feasibility study and develop a comprehensive plan for the Spearhead Trails initiative. Summit Engineering developed maps and provided assistance.
  39. 39. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM 1. Facilitate recreational trails development that will Create economic opportunities for local businesses. 2. We will seek cooperative easements on tracts of private land to create public use trails. 3. We will work with public land holders to assist in the development of trails on public lands that have economic potential for local communities.
  40. 40. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Near Perfect Existing Land Owner / Topographic Patterns We have hundreds of miles of coal, gas, and timber roads; yet we do not have one mile of trails for public motorized recreation
  41. 41. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Three Regional Initiatives
  42. 42. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Economic Impact: Horseback Riding Knott County KY Annual Trail Ride 10,000 people and 7,000 riders this year! Economic Impact on the Region: 0ver $2.3 million This could be happening in SW Virginia
  43. 43. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Economic Impact: Canoeing & Boating The Meramec River in Missouri attracts over 8,000 people on a given weekend This could be happening along the Clinch River in Scott, Russell and Wise counties and along the Powell River in the southern portion of Lee County.
  44. 44. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Economic Impact: Birding & Wildlife Virginia has the best and most complete Wildlife & Birding Trail System! A small town in Texas marketed bird watching which resulted in 160 new jobs and a 28% increase in sales tax! SW Virginia could include wildlife viewing as part of all their trails and set themselves apart from others.
  45. 45. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Black Mountain Trails in East Kentucky The Evarts Trail Head has seen 5 ATV shops open up, 14 new log cabins built, 2 new RV/camps, 31 rental homes and apartments, 3 new restaurants, 2 new car washes, 2 new restaurants, and 61.5 new jobs created.
  46. 46. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Economic Impact: Off-Road Vehicles Hatfield-McCoy ATV Trail System is bringing $$’s and creating jobs in West Virginia! Southwest Regional Recreation Authority (SRRA) could potentially generate over a $ million in permit fees and $ millions $ in economic output for the local communities
  47. 47. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM This could be happening in SW Virginia
  48. 48. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM Southwest Virginia has tremendous potential to become “A Trail Destination” for OHV riders horseback riders, bikers, hikers, canoeists, naturalists and others.
  49. 49. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM The Spearhead Trail System could bring an additional $30 million to local economies at a time when economic growth is desperately needed.
  50. 50. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM The Spearhead Trail System has the potential to bring 200,000 visitors to the region and to create 300 to 500 new jobs!
  51. 51. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM  Acquire Operational and Capital Start up Funds  Establish Spearhead Trails Executive Director Position  Establish Landowner Agreements (Cooperative Easements)  100-300 miles  Conduct entrepreneur workshops throughout the region for Adventure Tourism :  Conduct Hands On Trail Building workshops  Develop Spearhead Trails Operational Policies and Business Plan  Facilitate Business Development in SWVA
  52. 52. Spearhead Trails SOUTHWEST REGIONAL RECREATION AUTHORITY Ready for the next Step! ADVENTURE TOURISM  Hire Key Spearhead Trails Staff  Develop and Implement a Marketing Plan  Open Multiuse Trails Throughout the Region  Work with Public Land Holders to Restore or Create New Trails
  53. 53. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Our Sponsors Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority
  54. 54. ADVENTURE TOURISM Fish Virginia First Randy Rose Fish Virginia First
  55. 55. Fish Virginia First Marketing • Website (fishvirginiafirst.com) • Brochures • Advertising • Television Component • Tournament Sponsorship • Public Relations • Trade Shows
  56. 56. To Stay Updated: Contact your Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) or locality leadership. DMO contact information for Virginia can be found on: www.vatc.org (website) http://www.vatc.org/csir/dmolist.asp (direct link)
  57. 57. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Our Sponsors Wise County
  58. 58. ADVENTURE TOURISM Break
  59. 59. ADVENTURE TOURISM The Hatfield-McCoy Trail System Bill Reed SAM Events and Lodging
  60. 60. Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion Shawn Hash - Tangent Outfitters (River / Biking / Outfitter – Guide) ADVENTURE TOURISM Shawn Hash Tangent Outfitters
  61. 61. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Our Sponsors The Virginia Tourism Corporation
  62. 62. Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion Linda Hayes - The Inn at River Bend (Lodging) ADVENTURE TOURISM Linda Hayes The Inn at River Bend
  63. 63. Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion Tom Horsh (Biking / Shuttle / Outfitters, Lodging) ADVENTURE TOURISM Tom Horsh Bike/Shuttle/Outfitter
  64. 64. ADVENTURE TOURISM WORKSHOP Our Sponsors Spearhead Trails
  65. 65. Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion Donnie Turner – Carroll County & Blue Cat on the New (River / Biking Outfitter / Guide) ADVENTURE TOURISM Donnie Turner Blue Cat on the New
  66. 66. Adventure Tourism Business Panel Discussion Mountain Creek Mountain Rustic Resort ADVENTURE TOURISM Diane Phillips Meadow Creek Mountain Rustic Resort
  67. 67. Entrepreneur and Small Business Workshop ADVENTURE TOURISM Thanks again to our Sponsors Buchanan County Dickenson County Lee County Spearhead Russell County Scott County Tazewell County Trailblazers Wise County City of Norton Area Towns Community Leaders
  68. 68. ADVENTURE TOURISM Lunch

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