ST. PETE BEACH, Florida, March 18, 2019 – The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Tourism Luncheon Friday, May 10th, 2019. The luncheon will be held at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort (5500 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL).
This year’s luncheon will feature speaker Steven Paganelli, CDME | TripAdvisor. Steve spearheads innovative ways to connect Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) with 490 million monthly TripAdvisor travelers, supports a seasoned destination marketing team, and manages relationships with key industry organizations. With 30 years of Travel Industry experience, Paganelli will educate attendees on Reputation Management and New Tourism Trends. Also invited to speak, Dana Young, CEO, Visit Florida (Pending).
The 2019 Tourism Person of the Year to be awarded during the event and can be nominated. Past winners include John Morroni, Brian Aungst, Sr., Tony Satterfield, Tim Bogott, Clyde Smith, Keith Overton, Gregg Nicklaus, Steve Westphal, Frank Chivas, and the Nicklaus family.
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The event begins with check in, networking & business expo at 11:00am, followed by the program at noon. Cost is $45 per member or $55 per non-member.
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The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce promotes travel & tourism, educates businesses & individuals, provides a forum of collaboration to enhance the business environment & promote the quality of life for the communities we serve.
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