Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber Best in State

Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce President Robin Sollie has seen a complete transformation in her organization and Florida’s Chamber Association took notice, awarding them with the state’s highest honors. The TBB Chamber earned the 2012 Chamber of the Year … Continue reading

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VSPC Meetings Team Notches Award, Again

For the fifth consecutive year, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater’s Meetings & Conventions department took home the Gold Service Award from one of the industry’s top publications. Meetings & Conventions magazine recently announced the winners of its annual award, which recognizes top … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Industry Announcement Under Wraps

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater’s pending announcement scheduled for its Annual Marketing Meeting on Oct. 8 is causing much speculation in the local tourism community, from rumors of an alleged new trademark to alleged relocation of its Clearwater office to an abandoned … Continue reading

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Tourist Development Council Seeking to Fill Four Vacancies

Tourist Development Council seeking to fill vacancies Applications are now being accepted for four-year appointments to Pinellas County’s Tourist Development Council. The Tourist Development Council and staff of Visit St. Petersburg-Clearwater are responsible for making recommendations to the Board of … Continue reading

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Showcase St. Pete/Clearwater with Your Best Prize Packages

Visit Florida needs your help showcasing why Florida has been the world’s destination of choice for 500 years. Every week in 2013, it will give away a vacation from a different part of the Sunshine State to celebrate its 500th … Continue reading

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VSPC’s TV Ads Named Best in State

VSPC took home three awards at the 45th Annual Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism last week in Orlando, including a “Henry”—the top award presented—for television Advertising with its ‘Promises’ and ‘Play ’ TV commercials. VSPC also won a silver award … Continue reading

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St. Pete Beach Lands First American Guy Harvey Outpost

The first Guy Harvey Outpost in the United States opened on St. Pete Beach last week, and some 400 guests were on hand to mark the occasion with sunset toasts, beach fireworks and a visit from Guy Harvey himself. The … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Announcement Set for Annual Marketing Meeting

Join us for the 2013 Marketing Kickoff Event to learn about upcoming marketing outreaches and partner opportunities—including the announcement of a dynamic new media partnership. The kick-off presentation will take place Monday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton … Continue reading

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Almost 300,000 Entries for ‘100 Days of Summer’ Sweepstakes

Local accommodations who participated in this year’s “100 Days of Summer” promotion got more than their money’s worth when entries and participation skyrocketed this summer. Almost 300,000 entries poured in for the 14-week promotion as Visit St. Pete/Clearwater encouraged visitors … Continue reading

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Research: Bridging Digital Divide Key to Tourism Industry Success

Do you know what more than two-thirds of American adults admit to doing on a daily basis? Find out that answer and learn a host of other useful business insights from Pew Research’s presentation on the “Digital Divide” at this year’s Governor’s … Continue reading

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