THE HISTORY OF TAMPA
Florida has been a mecca of sunshine and opportunity for an array of cultures since the 16th century, when the first Spanish explorers landed on our shores. Tampa Bay has its own distinctive history of settlers whose influence is reflected in a modern populace that is rich in diversity and honors the past while remaining firmly rooted in the present.
With its combination of accessibility, affordability and amenities, Tampa Bay is the perfect place to unlock the potential of your next meeting. With a host of unique dining experiences, leisure and recreational choices and venues like no other, there is much to discover. We invite you to come explore our city; in fact, invasions are welcome!