Tampa Bay Buzz
6
July
2013
Break a Sweat in Tampa Bay this weekend!
If you’re looking to have some fun as well as get your heart pumping this weekend, keep reading! Sunday, July 7 at 8 a.m., Al Lopez Park is hosting "Run Thru Hell," which sure tells it like it is. This 5k race will send participants through mud and bushes in Florida’s grueling summer heat. Hard work doesn’t go unrewarded though! After the race, snacks, drinks and hotdogs will be provided to participants. The best part? Runners are helping in the battle against breast cancer. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 on race day. 813.274.8184 for details. Biking more your thing? Grab your helmet and get pedaling! The Davis Islands Bicycle Ride is taking...
Tampa Bay Meetings

Visit Tampa Bay hosts an East Tampa Partner Meeting

Linda Mummert here with some convention sales updates.  Visit Tampa Bay held an East Tampa Hotel Partner Meeting at the Sheraton Tampa East Hotel on June 13th.  We had over 10 hotel representatives in attendance and one attendee from the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Adam DePiro, Director of Sales...

Calling all Front Line Staff!

  Calling all Front Line Staff! Visit Tampa Bay has launched their first front line Customer Service and Destination training program, GET Tampa Bay (Gust Experience Training). This 2.5 hour training program was developed by renowned speaker & author Ruby Newell Legner.  Legner, has helped elevate...

Mother's Day Deals around the Tampa Bay Area!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and Tampa is working hard to make sure there are plenty of opportunities to make Mom feel special. Here are a few ideas on how to make this Mother’s Day unforgettable! Boing! - Let Mom be a kid again at Tampa’s Boing! trampoline center! This Sunday, May 12, Moms...

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...

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...