Tampa Bay Blog

Category - Meetings & Conventions
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    March 21, 2012
    From March 6 – 8th, Tampa Bay & Company representatives and its partners embarked upon another successful sales mission in Washington DC, one of its top feeder markets. Four Tampa Bay & Company partners joined Regional Account Executive Dori Laack and National Sales Manager Tammy Lamm for three client event functions. The purpose of this mid-year team Tampa Bay sales mission was to engage existing clients and build a rapport with some new clients in a fun, casual and relaxing...
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    March 20, 2012
    Tampa will welcome the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) this week for the 2012 AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition , taking place at the Tampa Convention Center from March 21-24. The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) are both divisions of the IADR. The event will mark the 41st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the AADR and the 36th Annual Meeting of the CADR. Approximately 3,000 delegates will gather in
  • Thespians Have Arrived in Tampa Bay
    March 19, 2012
    J ulia here again with some great news about a convention in town. The Florida State Thespian Society (FSTS) arrived in Tampa on Tuesday and will be here until Sunday for their 2012 Annual Festival which is taking place at the Tampa Convention Center. The FSTS Annual Festival has been held here in Tampa for over 10 years. is considered one of the largest theater festivals in the country. Approximately 2,500 thespians will participate in the Festival, producing over 6,200 hotel room nights and
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    March 15, 2012
    Good eventing folks! Wanted to drop by and tell you a little about one of the most awesome meeting and event spaces in the Tampa Bay area! Located in downtown St. Petersburg, NOVA 535 is modern art gallery meets swanky lounge and world-class event venue. It is a meticulously renovated building with original 1920 red clay block and brick walls. This venue is an awesome place to hold your next event! NOVA 535 features the Main Gallery, upstairs VIP areas, antique brick courtyard with bamboo
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    February 28, 2012
    This is Linda Mummert here with some exciting news from our Convention Sales Department. Our own National Sales Manager Sherri Brown has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Black and Latino CEOs and Corporate Executives in the Tampa Bay region! The Power Broker magazine, the Small Business Development Center and others have teamed up to publish the exclusive Top 50 magazine highlighting the honorees. This is the first time in bay area history that the African-American and Latino communities
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    February 17, 2012
    Tampa welcomes the American Trucking Associations (ATA) next week for its annual Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Expo, taking place Feb. 20-23 at the Tampa Convention Center. Approximately 3,000 delegates will gather in downtown Tampa for the annual event, producing over 7,400 hotel room nights and $2.2 million in delegate spending. 2012 marks the third consecutive annual meeting and expo that Tampa has hosted for the ATA. The purpose of the