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 1 - Sept 30       Summer Savings: 2-for-1 offers 
May 1 - Sept 30
Vacation Like a VIP 
Sept                Spatember - Spa Month
Crave GFL Restaurant Month
May 10, 2018 Tourism Appreciation Day Luncheon & SUNsational Service Courtesy Awards
Oct 4, 2018
2019 Marketing Plan Presentation Luncheon, Broward County Convention Center

tourist development council (tdc)

Commissioner Chip LaMarca, Chair

Broward County

Karen Chastain

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Heidi Dennis

Pelican Grand 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

Ed Walls

The Diplomat Beach Resort
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

*Thursday, November 1, 2018, 10am

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

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, 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

April 10, 2018 - CANCELLED
NEW DATE: May 1, 2018

August 7, 2018

October 16, 2018