The Heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast is a mecca of sunshine and opportunity for all. Tampa Bay is known for its cultures and backgrounds that have shaped the city we know today and is displayed through the diverse groups and meetings that are held. Accessibility, afford­ability, and amenities are what make this stellar destination the perfect place to unlock the poten­tial of your next meeting. Our rich history is show­cased throughout the city as we continue to honor the past by breathing new life into the old. From the exquisite dining experiences to unique leisure and recreational activities and state-of-the-art venues, Tampa Bay invites you to meet brilliantly.



The Destination for Conventions

With its unique combination of accessibility, dining experiences, and venues like no other, Tampa Bay is the perfect place to unlock the potential of your next meeting. While Tampa Bay is a great place to do business – it is also a melting pot of different cultures, people, and traditions. Our destination is renowned for its warm and welcoming hospitality that extends to all visitors.




Discover Tampa Bay, where inclusivity and hospitality shine! Our dynamic destination is home to a community that celebrates everyone, and all are welcomed, appreciated, and respected for who they are, regardless of their unique backgrounds. Come as you are and experience hospitality as bright as our sunshine in Tampa Bay.





Tampa Bay’s diverse and welcoming community provides the facilities to host events of all sizes and cultures. Visit Tampa Bay is proud to have welcomed many multicultural groups to our destination. Join these organizations that have chosen Tampa Bay for their attendees. 



The National Pan-Hellenic Council, or the Divine Nine, plays a part in Tampa Bay’s diverse meetings. From local Black Greek chapter events to national conferences, Tampa Bay welcomes all.

  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.



Tampa Bay has become a hub for African American organizations that consistently bring their meetings and events to the destination. Each of these organizations’ events, whether happening once or consecutively, continues to bring the Tampa Bay community together.

  • Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
  • American Association of Blacks in Energy
  • National Association of Buffalo Soldiers & Troopers Motorcycle Club
  • National Association of Real Estate Brokers
  • Tampa’s United Bikerz Jamboree



The Asian community of Tampa has had a significant presence in the destination which includes residents from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and more. Our diverse Asian American population is represented through the distinctive AAPI groups and conferences hosted in Tampa Bay.

  • Telangana American Telugu Association
  • Florida Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
  • International India Film Academy - Bollywood



Tampa Bay’s Latin culture is displayed throughout the entire city. This continues to be showcased with gatherings and events hosted throughout the year.

  • Latin American Conference of Transformation
  • Latin American Motorcycle Association



The welcoming community of Tampa Bay provides facilities to host events of all sizes and faiths. Our cooperative spirit and support create a destination that all attendees will love to visit.

  • National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
  • Church of God In Christ Auxiliaries in Ministry
  • TD Jakes Ministries – Potters House


Tampa Bay Multicultural Meetings
Tampa Caribbean Carnival parade takes place in Perry Harvey Sr. Park
United Bikerz
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India Fest
Tampa Bay Multicultural Meetings
Lunar New Year


The many layers of Tampa Bay

From its earliest days, Tampa Bay has thrived on the diversity of its people. Cuban cigar rollers and African-American musicians helped lay the foundation for a modern metropolis that remains a magnet for fortune-seekers from across the country and around the world – newcomers who add their own unique flavors to the mix of local life. Wherever they come from, visitors easily find themselves reflected in the people they meet here. They also experience languages, rituals, and cultures they’ve never known. Simply put, its multicultural charm is Tampa Bay’s greatest treasure.



Sherri Brown, M.A.

Vice President of Multicultural Sales and Development

P: 813.342.4062


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