[Tampa, Fla] At the Impact of Sports Tourism luncheon on March 24, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) Hillsborough Chapter and Tampa Bay Sports Commission will highlight the significant economic impact of upcoming sport events in Tampa and the surrounding areas.
“With iconic sporting events like the 36th WrestleMania in April 2020 and Super Bowl LV in February 2021, Tampa Bay is set to see tourism numbers increase,” said FRLA Hillsborough Chapter Regional Director Dannette Lynch. “This luncheon will give local industry leaders a sneak peek into hosting such events and how they’re expected to impact the local tourism industry.”
Joining FRLA will be guest speaker, Jason Aughey, Senior Vice President of Sports Tourism with The Tampa Bay Sports Commission. He will detail the hosting efforts for these large events. The luncheon will take place at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Tickets to the luncheon cost $24-29 and are available to purchase here: https://frla.org/event/hillsborough-the-impact-of-sports/
For more information about the event, contact FRLA Regional Director, Dannette Lynch at 727-643-3404 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Founded in 1946 as the Florida Restaurant Association, FRLA merged with the Florida Hotel and Motel Association in 2006. FRLA’s more than 10,000 members include independent hoteliers and restaurateurs, household name franchises, theme parks and suppliers. The association’s mission is to protect, educate and promote Florida’s $111.7 billion hospitality industry which represents 1.4 million employees. Dedicated to safeguarding the needs of its membership, FRLA provides legislative advocacy to ensure the voices of its members are heard and their interests are protected. The association offers regulatory compliance and food safety training through SafeStaff® and FRLA’s subsidiary, RCS Training. The FRLA Educational Foundation provides industry-developed, career-building high school programs throughout the state.