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Register now for the 2018 Governor's Conference! Early Bird Rates Expire August 1
Don't miss the opportunity to join industry colleagues at the Florida Governor's Conference on Tourism. This two-day event is expected to welcome nearly 1,000 representatives from Florida destinations, attractions, hotels, resorts, parks, educational institutions, government entities, media outlets, advertising agencies and more. Explore the latest trends and opportunities for the industry as you accelerate your professional and personal development. With a wide array of valuable educational session topics, GC18 is sure to elevate your business to the next level. Click here to secure your spot. Registration includes admission to all sessions, networking functions, activities and the GC18 Marketplace.
VISIT FLORIDA Creates New Regional Co-op Program
VISIT FLORIDA's Regional Co-op Program supports Destination Marketing Organizations (DMO), Tourist Development Councils (TDC), Collaborative Marketing organizations or government entities as they market their geographic region in a collaborative multi-county effort. There are two Regional Co-ops available, Regional Marketing and Regional Brand Development. Regions may submit proposals for both co-ops, however a separate proposal must be submitted for each. VISIT FLORIDA will review and score each proposal based on certain criteria. Co-op funding level will be based on the total score of the proposal. Learn more and submit a proposal here.
Registration Deadline: August 7
The VISIT FLORIDA PR team is in need of press releases that highlight interesting or unique angles on the following topics. The information will be used to create a Florida press release that will be pitched domestically and internationally. If you would your destination showcased, please email press releases for each topic you would like to be featured under, along with at least one photo with the appropriate credit, to PR@VISITFLORIDA.org by Tuesday, August 7.
- LGBT Pride parades, events and vacation spots in Florida
- Summer getaway ideas - emphasis on RV travel
- The perfect Florida destinations for impulse and last-minute traveling
2019 TravelBrands Canada Co-op
Commitment Deadline: November 30
VISIT FLORIDA is partnering with TravelBrands, the largest independent travel company in Canada. TravelBrands is comprised of both specialized tour operator wholesale brands and unique retail brands. Its multi-channel distribution network is comprised of multiple brands and subsidiaries. This campaign is a unique and valuable opportunity that offers a turn-key solution to inspire travel to Florida while placing a large priority on developing a high-quality, high-impact marketing campaign.
Take Advantage of Partner-to-Partner Specials
Partner-to-Partner Specials are discounts offered by VISIT FLORIDA Marketing Partners to professionals in the tourism and hospitality industry. Currently, there are offers available from The Diplomat Beach Resort, Florida Hospitality Industry Association, Gas Station TV, Homes4uu, how to Do florida TV, Sailport Waterfront Suites and Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort. To submit a Partner-to-Partner special, email your offer to news@VISITFLORIDA.org.
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