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Partner Recognition

New Partners

Meet Visit Tampa Bay’s newest partners.

March

Allied Universal

Allied Universal, the largest contract security services company in North America, has the resources and expertise necessary to provide your site or event with a full range of short term security solutions. With more than 150,000 security professionals and 180 regional and district offices across the nation, Allied Universal has the manpower and resources to effectively deliver on any security officer staffing need. Allied Universal has Pioneered many security standards used to keep businesses and communities safe. We put our best practices to work to provide a seamless security solution to your convention facility, including: Expertise in a wide variety of industries, fully trained security officers, experienced local management, maintaining compliance with industry regulations, emergency response plans, specialized services and cost benefits. We see our work with event-based service clients as our opportunity to help you meet your security goals and provide a safe environment for your guests. We look forward to showing you how flexible and effective security can be.

 

Bulla Gastrobar

BULLA: [boo-ya]- the ability to create a stir; slang for chatter and what everyone is talking about. Simply put, a fun, casual gathering place inspired by the most popular tapas-style restaurants in Spain. Bulla’s architecture was designed by New York based Celano Studio, which has created a feeling reminiscent of famous gastrobars. Like those famous gastrobars in Spain, Bulla serves unique Spanish dishes created with the finest and freshest ingredients. While the bar and ambiance are the center of attraction, the emphasis is on quality gastronomic creations to stir the senses and your appetite.

 

Hampton by Hilton Tampa Downtown/Channel District

 

Home2 Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown/Channel District

 

La Quinta Inn & Suites

The newly renovated award winning 128 room LaQuinta Inn & Suites Brandon is centrally located to all area attractions, Downtown Tampa and much more. The hotel features a meeting room facility and includes free wireless internet, breakfast and fitness center.

 

LJ Creative Concepts LLC

Soul Stones by LJ are constructed with style, energy and healing properties of consideration in design. Soul Stone bracelets are made of 100% minerals varying in size, color, vibrancy and energy. My hope is that Soul Stones will complement each individual with its unique beauty and energy.

 

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, Tampa General is licensed for 1,010 beds, and with approximately 7,500 employees, is one of the region’s largest employers. Tampa General Hospital has been affiliated with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine since the school was created in the early 1970s. Tampa General is the primary teaching affiliate of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and over 300 residents are assigned to Tampa General Hospital for specialty training in areas ranging from general internal medicine to neurosurgery.
TGH is the area’s only level I trauma center and one of just three burn centers in Florida.
With four medical helicopters* we are able to transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. The hospital is home to one of the leading organ transplant centers in the country, having performed more than 6,000 adult solid organ transplants, including the state’s first successful heart transplant in 1985.
TGH is a nationally-designated comprehensive stroke center, and its 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit is the largest on the west coast of Florida. Other outstanding centers include internal medicine, cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children’s Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state.
As the region’s leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.

 

Teal Door Hosting LLC

We are a soon to be, husband and wife (we're engaged) team that hosts travelers from around the world who are seeking authentic experiences, inspiring spaces, and shareable moments in the Tampa Bay Area. After traveling all over the world ourselves and being hosted by so many incredible people, we have come up with something amazing. We have taken our experiences, good and bad, and have brought a unique way to stay! With over 12 years of naval service; I've (Jared) traveled the globe, learning exactly what it takes to deliver a true one of a kind guest experience. We took our experiences and combined authentic accommodations with unique 24/7 concierge services specifically with the guest experience in mind. We've hand selected unique homes and spaces that we'd love to share with you, if you find yourself in the Tampa Bay area.

February

Alligator Attraction

Florida is home to some of the most unique and interesting animal species, and Alligator Attraction is the ultimate destination to meet these species up close and personal. Our Hands-On Adventures create memories and photo opportunities that will last a lifetime. Have you ever Kissed A Gator? Probably not, but you can as a part of some of the amazing adventures we have to offer. Not only do we have Gators, we also have a variety of animals including Tortoises, Fish, Frogs, Lizards from around the world, Stingrays and so much more! So please come join us in beautiful John’s Pass for this unique encounter.

 

Boones's Pro Events, LLC

Boone’s Professional Events is the Premier DJ and Photo Booth Company serving Orlando &Tampa Bay Area Market. At Boone’s Professional Events our clients are Priority #1 We take pride in creating amazing memories for our clients! What that means is we take the worries away so that you won’t have to! We specialize in DJ, Emcee, Photo Booth and Lighting. With over 11 years of experience in the Corporate and Wedding industry you can rest easy that we will provide the perfect solution for your special day! Give us a call and we will help make your next event an amazing Experience! Contact us today!

 

Courtyard Tampa North I-75 Fletcher

Conveniently located off of I-75, and just around the corner from all of the popular local attractions like USF, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island Water Park, the Museum of Science and Industry, and the Sun Dome. Guests will enjoy free high speed Internet, business center, fitness center, The Market, and outdoor heated pool. We have dining options for breakfast and dinner.  Marriott Rewards and Rewarding Event Points for meeting planners. Florida Green Lodge certified

 

Home2Suites Tampa Brandon

Home2 Suites by Hilton Brandon Tampa is conveniently set off I-75, just 10 minutes from Downtown Tampa and Ybor City. Shop and dine at the Westfield Brandon mall and check out family-friendly attractions such as Topgolf, the Florida State Fairgrounds, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and the Florida Aquarium. Perfect for business and family travel, our spacious suites are pet-friendly with home comforts like free WiFi and complimentary breakfast

 

Jazz Tyme Productions, LLC

Tampa's premier promoter of Smooth Jazz.

 

John's Pass Village

At John’s Pass Village you can hang out with your friends at a bar, listen to some music and just chill out. Hungry? Good John’s Pass has dozens of great places to eat. Love shopping? John’s Pass offers over 100 unique shops within a short walk to the beach.Our village offers many activities; Have you ever Kissed A Gator? Been a Pirate? Or maybe you want to get on the water, rent some wave runners, go fishing, boating, dolphin watch or take a stroll on our boardwalk.

 

Mike Bosch Productions

Mike Bosch Videography is a Tampa-based video production company that blends compelling narrative with stunning special effects to produce high quality commercials, coverage of corporate events, and online business messaging that excites and inspires. Mike’s passion for film and his knack for conducting journalistic-style interviews intensify his ability to captivate viewers. Samples of his work, including a riveting documentary on the opioid epidemic, “High-jacked * Killer Pain”, are located at YouTube – Mike Bosch under “Portfolio.” Mike operates two DSLR HD video cameras with high quality Scarlett external microphones, a DJI Mavic Pro drone with 4K footage and a full recording studio where high quality voice-overs and special effect sounds are brought to life.

 

Sweet Tomatoes Brandon

At Sweet Tomatoes our food is made from scratch every day! Unlimited selection of fresh salads, soups, hot pastas, handcrafted muffins & focaccia breads, and delicious indulgences to complete your one-of-a-kind unique meal.

 

Sweet Tomatoes South Tampa

At Sweet Tomatoes our food is made from scratch every day! Unlimited selection of fresh salads, soups, hot pastas, handcrafted muffins & focaccia breads, and delicious indulgences to complete your one-of-a-kind unique meal.

 

The Kaizen Collaborative

The Kaizen Collaborative is flexible, unique space located in the heart of the Westshore District. One block from the airport and the major interstates, and next door to major hotels, Kaizen offers convenience for meetings of all sizes. Several smaller meeting rooms equipped with monitors, whiteboards, and more can accommodate up to 150. Professional stage features op quality audio (8 lines in), wired and wireless mics, podium, and 4 55" monitors. Large event space can be arranged with round tables for luncheons, theatre style, or left open with a dance floor. All rentals include free wifi, parking, coffee/tea/water, advertising on our social media, and more. For after hours, Kaizen can also host lip sync, karaoke, dance and other fun events (disco ball included!). Kaizen is available 7 days a week with advanced notice. Please visit our website at www.thekaizencollaborative.com for more information.

 

Wingate by Wyndham Tampa USF

Our spacious guest rooms and suites are 100% smoke-free and are furnished with ergonomic workspaces, flat screen televisions, microwaves, coffee makers and refrigerators, creating the perfect atmosphere to rest up and recharge for the busy day ahead.  Our high speed WiFi can be accessed from anywhere in the hotel allowing you to stay connected with any and all of your devices! Now with Google Chromecast, stream your favorite TV shows, movies, and music directly to your room’s flat-screen TV at select Wingate locations. 

January

Comfort Suites Tampa Airport North

This North Tampa Airport hotel is located near Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Convention Center, Westshore and Downtown Tampa. Our Airport shuttle runs daily from 5:15am to midnight and our rooms always include a Hot Breakfast Buffet, Outdoor Pool, Whirlpool, Fitness Room, 24 hour Business Center and Free Wi-Fi. Our non-smoking suites, friendly and caring staff and here to make you night the best it can. Whether for Business or Leisure Travel come on in and enjoy the Suite life.

 

Diamond View

Diamond View is an Emmy award-winning video production company headquartered in Tampa, Florida.  They are best known for their national commercial work with clients such as Gatorade, Corona and Purina. Today the company's core focus is on short form emotionally driven video. In addition to video, the firm is a major advocate for the economic development of North Tampa's Innovation Place and a contributor to the Arts Community.  Diamond View has been recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay" and was awarded the "Coolest Office Space in Tampa Bay" by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Their clients include a list of fortune 500 companies as well as many local Florida companies.

 

FIVE Labs & Conference Center

New and innovative facility designed to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals and to foster creativity for the development of technologies for health care's biggest challenges. Our team of professionals provide concierge-level service to ensure seamless and successful events. Lecture hall, flexible multi-function space, board room, hospitality suite, surgical skills lab.

 

Help Us Gather - HUG

Help Us Gather is an easy, no-cost way to find or share events in the Tampa Bay area for individuals with disabilities. HUG is an online calendar of fun things like dances, game nights, classes and special events for you and your family to enjoy. There is something for everyone! HUG caters to people of all ages and abilities. Check out www.HUGTampaBay.org to find fun events and activities all around town.

 

Small Group Team Building

Our team building and team bonding are effective, affordable and fun. We offer several programs, designed by team building professionals that will get your group working together and improve communication, all while having fun! What’s more, our programs are turn-key and we come to you! Our events are designed for groups of 6, or more.

 

Splashboards

SPLASHBOARDS is the Emerald Coast’s ONLY floating digital billboard. Cruising approximately 750 feet offshore, it’s a proven concept that is now making a splash here. It’s the ONLY effective way to reach tourists and locals, day or night with your message

 

Tampa Bay WaterSports (Website only partner)

Tampa Bay WaterSports offers sightseeing boat tours, sunset cruise, dolphin watching cruises, kayak tours, kayak and paddle board rentals.

 

The Dessert Spot at Toffee To Go

The Dessert Spot at Toffee to Go is now open! After 15 years, Toffee to Go wants you to stay! Get ready to sit down and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee, pastries, cakes, cookies, ice cream, pies and other mouth-watering treats!

 

The Villages Polo Club

The Villages Polo Club is a unique facility in central Florida that hosts world class polo. Enjoy polo in the spring and fall on Friday and Sunday afternoons. Watch the excitement of live polo from the pavilion or from the tailgating section! Group bookings are available for scheduled matches. Customized Polo events may be arranged by our professional staff. We offer an immaculate facility with exceptional customer service. On-premise catering and bar service available. • Facility Rentals• Corporate and Social events• Team Building• Concerts• Weddings• Fundraisers• Sporting Events. The Pavilion features a spacious outdoor covered facility, showcasing expansive views of our scenic location. Our grounds offer magnificent Oak Tree wedding sites with picturesque surroundings available for large tented events.  Ample parking available.   Come visit The Villages Polo Club for a totally distinctive experience! The Villages Polo Club is located approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes from Tampa.

 

Partner Anniversaries

 

Thank you to our partners who have reached a milestone for their years of partnership with Visit Tampa Bay. We appreciate your continued support.

April

30 years

  • Dali Museum

25 years

  • TPC Tampa Bay
  • Dorene Colliers Event Show Productions

15 years

  • Yacht StarShip
  • Tampa Improv Comedy Theater &  Restaurant
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Tampa/Brandon

10 Years

  • Williams Photography
  • The Westin Tampa Bay
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites -Busch Gardens/USF

5 Years

  • The Refinery
  • The Capital Grill
  • Staybridge Suites Tampa East-Brandon
  • Coopers Hawk Winery & Restaurant

March

30 Years

  • Donatello Italian Restaurant

25 Years

  • Tampa Downtown Partnership

10 Years

  • AirTran Airways

5 Years

  • The Crafted Plate
  • Tampa Bay Food Truck Rally
  • Little Harbor Resort
  • Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

February

30 Years

  • Tampa Bay Downs

25 Years

  • Aerial Innovations

20 Years

  • Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi

10 Years

  • JetBlue Airways
  • ExecuCar Business Class

5 Years

  • Urban Kai Stand Up Paddleboarding