Tampa Bay & Company is pleased to welcome the meetings and Tampa Bay conventions that are being held in Tampa Bay from Saturday, April 24 through Friday, April 30. In all, more than 4,200 delegates will attend these meetings and Tampa Bay area events, which will produce nearly 8,400 hotel room nights to create an estimated delegate spending of over $4.4 million.

One example of these meetings and conventions is the Association of Clinical Research Professionals' Annual Conference & Exposition, being held at the Tampa Convention Center. This conference will welcome 3,000 attendees, producing over 5,700 hotel room nights for an estimated delegate spending of over $3.4 million.

The Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) is the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, and those in hospital, academic medical centers and physician office settings. ACRP was founded in 1976 to address the distinct educational and networking needs of research nurses and others who supported the work of clinical investigations. To learn more, visit www.acrpnet.org.

Please join us in welcoming this group, as well as all meetings and conventions, to the Tampa Bay area!