Tampa Bay Buzz
15
April
2013
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 from the meeting and event planning industry were in attendance for a day of eduLcation with breakout sessions, workshops and lunch with renowned Keynote Speaker Dan Thurmon.  Our own National Sales Manager, Amy Trautman was in attendance along with our hotel partner Denise Allegra with the Tampa Marriott Waterside & Marina Hotel.   Tampa Bay &...
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What Happens in Vegas Doesn't Always Stay in Vegas!!!

Linda Mummert here reporting on another successful trade show.  Our Sales Team comprised of Alex Kaptzan, VP of Convention Sales & Services, Jennifer Friday, National Sales Manager for the Northeast/Southeast/Canada and Amy Trautman, National Sales Manager for the Midwest/West ...

Expedition Florida500 (XF500)

Please join me in supporting Mother Ocean and Expedition Florida 500 (XF500) this weekend to support Tampa Bay’s waterways and coastline by attending one of their upcoming events (see attached).  XF500 is a modern-day exploration of Florida’s coastline, waterways, and aquatic ecosystem as seen...

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...

The Westin Tampa Bay is #1...Again!!!

The Westin Tampa Bay was recently named the #1 Hotel in Tampa Bay by  U.S. News, as they just released their 2013 Best Hotels listing. For the second year in a row The Westin Tampa Bay has been the recipient of this honor and it proves the theory that excellence is a habit! The doors opened back...

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel ranked one of the "Best Hotels in the USA"

Join us in congratulating one of our Tampa Bay & Company Partners, The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel which continues to rank among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels in the U.S. The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel continues to rate among the top luxury hotels...

Monster Jam Truck Fans.... want to meet the drivers this Friday?

Moster Jam is back!!! Monster Jam Truck Fans can now experience these enormous trucks up-close and personal in various locations around the Tampa Bay area.  Take photos, meet the drivers at these locations on Friday, Feb. 1 before the big show Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium. ...

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...