We here at Tampa Bay & Company are pleased to welcome the meetings and conventions that are being held in Tampa Bay from Saturday, Sept. 18 through Friday, Sept. 24. In all, over 3,600 delegates will attend these meetings and events, which will produce more than 6,560 hotel room nights to create an estimated delegate spending of $2.5 million.

One example of these meetings and conventions is the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration's Annual Convention. This meeting will welcome 1,100 delegates to Tampa Bay, producing over 3,600 hotel room nights for an estimated delegate spending of $1.3 million.

The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) of the American Hospital Association is the nation's only membership organization exclusively dedicated to meeting the professional needs of human resources leaders in health care.

Founded in 1964, ASHHRA represents more than 3,350 human resources professionals across the nation. ASHHRA is governed by a 13-member board of directors, four standing committees, and more than 45 affiliated chapters who are all committed to enhancing the profession and moving forward toward one common goal - excellence in health care human resources. For more information, visit www.ashhra.org.

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