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 and Services conducted the informal meeting introducing our new brand video and introducing our Sales Team.  A brief summary from each Sales Manager describing their deployment and incentives being offred by Visit Tampa Bay.

Our ongoing Get Tampa Bay program was discussed in detail by Maria Watson which is offered free of charge to any hospitality professional.  To take advantage of this program, please email  At the close of the meeting,  we had a question and answer session.

Our next hotel partner meeting will take place on August 6th at the Embassy Suites USF Hotel for the North hotels.