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 Manager with Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina and Tampa Convention Center's National Sales Manager Stacy McGlinnen.  

Holiday Showcase is annual event sponsored by the Association Forum of Chicagoland.  This event took place on December 13, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.  It was attended with over 1,000 meeting planners.  Educational Workshops were offered in the morning with the trade show in the afternoon.

Tampa Bay & Company and Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater held a client luncheon at the Filini Restaurant & Bar located at the new Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel from 11am - 1pm.  A good time was had by all. Well that is it for now until next time.  Happy New Year!