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Red Bull Wake Open Returns to Tampa!
The best wake boarders in the world are coming to the Tampa Convention Center for the second annual Red Bull Wake Open this weekend, July 5-6. Thirty-six riders from seven countries will compete in Boat, Big Air and Park disciplines. Watch the event live from viewing locations around the Channel including the Tampa Convention Center and Knights Point at Harbour Island.  The onsite spectator event times are Friday from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from noon – 6:00 p.m. Don’t forget to stick around for fireworks on Friday evening in the channel! For those that can’t make it, the Red Bull Wake Open will also be televised live on Saturday,...
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Meetings Industry Council (MIC) Conference & Tradeshow Recap

Linda Mummert here with more exciting Convention Sales news...The 13th annual Meetings Industry Council (MIC) of Colorado Educational Conference and Trade Show was held at the Colorado Convention Center on March 27, 2013 with record attendance and a visit from Mayor Hancock. Over 900 professionals...

Sail Pavilion Unleashes “Yappy Hour” for International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

This “Yappy Hour” approved by Fido! This Saturday, Feb. 23 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. head over to the Sail Pavilion, located on Tampa’s busy RiverWalk, adjacent to the Tampa Convention center for some well-deserved “treats” for you and your furry friend. The Sail Pavilion will be hosting a special...

Tampa Welcomed The 2013 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show

Linda Mummert here with some exciting news.  On February 6-9, 2013 at the Tampa Convention Center we welcomed over 5,600 delegates to the Annual National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.   There were 250 exhibitors on the floor with various agricultural wares on site, live calves, all makes and models...

Everything you need to know to survive Gasparilla!

Whether you are an Old Salt (experienced sailor) or a first time Seadog, this weekend in Tampa Bay is going to be a ton of fun!  Having fun means being an expert on the rules… parade details…. and knowing the scene on Gasparilla day. Below you will find some important information that will make your...

Tampa Bay & Company Sales Managers Attended SGMP Central Florida Education Day

Linda Mummert here reporting on our Convention Sales Managers, Lisa Chamberlain, CMP and Holly Coger who attended the SGMP Central Florida 2013 Education Day in Gainesville, FL on Thursday, January 17th. There were 75 attendees (half suppliers and half planners from the Gainesville area).  The...

Another Successful Site Visit with the National Baptist Convention USA!

Linda Mummert reporting on another exciting convention sales event.  Sherri Brown, National Sales Manager had an important site visit with the National Baptist Convention USA group on December 20th.  In attendance were Marsha DuPont, Director of Conventions, Meetings & Planning, Dr. George W....

Holiday Showcase 2012!

Linda Mummert here reporting on another successful tradeshow attended by Tampa Bay & Company associates and partners which included Alex Kaptzan, VP of Convention Sales & Services, Amy Trautman, National Sales Manager and Jeff Gassaway, Regional Account Executive along with Denise Allegra, Sales...