dates to know

Welcome to a section designed just for our Greater Fort Lauderdale hospitality partners.

Click here for Tourist Development Council (TDC) info.
Click here for Marketing Advisory Committee (MAC) info.

May- Sept

Summer Savings: 2-for-1 offers 


Vacation Like a VIP 


Spatember Spa Month


Crave GFL Restaurant Month


May 2019

Tourism Appreciation Day Luncheon & SUNsational Service Courtesy Awards, Broward County Convention Center

Oct 2019

2020 Marketing Plan Presentation Luncheon, Broward County Convention Center.

Tourist Development Council (TDC)

Commissioner Chip LaMarca, Chair

Broward County

Dan Adkins

Big Easy Casino

Camasha Cevieux

Miramar Cultural Center

Karen Chastain

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Heidi Dennis

Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Cate Farmer

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

Mayor Josh Levy

City of Hollywood

Ramola Motwani

Merrimac Ventures

Tim Schiavone

The Parrot

Commissioner Kenneth Thurston

City of Lauderhill

Mayor Dean Trantalis

City of Fort Lauderdale

TDC Meetings
Located at the CVB office:
101 NE 3rd Avenue, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:30am

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 10am

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 2-5pm

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10am

*Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 8am
Emergency Special Meeting

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 10am

*Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9:30am-4pm
Broward County Convention Center, Rm 220-221

Marketing Advisory Committee (MAC)

Carmen Ackerman, Project Manager
Riverwalk A&E District

Pamela Adams, CEO
Adams Consulting Group, Inc.

Susan Aichele-Sanders, Director of Sales
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa

Steve Belleme, Business Manager   
Broward County Aviation Department 

Chris Bielski, Dir of Sales & Marketing
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Keith Blackburn, President/CEO
Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce

John Boutin, Owner
Windjammer Resort

Joellyn Fellmeth, Director of Marketing
The Mills – A Simon Group

Arianne Glassman, President
rAv Communications

Amanda Harris, Sr Director PR & Marketing
The Diplomat Beach Resort

Robert Keesler, General Manager
Gallery One - A Doubletree Suites by Hilton

Ellen Kennedy, Public Information Officer
Port Everglades Authority

Ina Lee, President
Travel Host Magazine

Meredith McCleary, Travel Consultant
Ebony Heritage Travel

Melissa Milroy, Marketing Director  
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale

James Pancallo, GM
Lago Mar Beach Resort & Spa

Tim Petrillo, President
The Restaurant People

Michael Pouey, Area Director of Sales
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina

Bobby Rodriguez
Bobby Rodriguez Productions

Michael Solomon, President
USA Transportation Services

Elizabeth Rizzuto Sommerfeld, Marketing Director
Xtreme Action Park

Christina Soverns Schwartzman, CBO
Sawgrass Recreation Park

Raelin Storey, Director 
City of Hollywood

MAC Meetings
Located at the CVB office:
101 NE 3rd Avenue, Suite 100, Fort Lauderdale

January 23, 2018 - NEW DATE

May 1, 2018

August 7, 2018

October 16, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Broward County Convention Center, Rm 220-221