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.

We look forward to your participation in our tourism marketing initiatives.
Click here for a listing of major upcoming GFLCVB activities.

May 1-Oct 15       Summer Savings: 2-for-1 offers 
May 1-Oct 15
Vacation Like a VIP 
Sept 1-30                Lauderdale Spa Chic
Sept 1-30
Dine Out Lauderdale 
May 10
National Tourism Appreciation Day & SUNsational Service Courtesy Awards Luncheon at Gulfstream Park. Click here to RSVP.

tourist development council (tdc)

Mayor Barbara Sharief, Chair

Broward County

Dan Adkins

Mardi Gras Casino

Karen Chastain

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Natasha Hampton-Clayton

City of Miramar

Andreas Ioannou

Orchestra Hotels & Resorts

Mayor Josh Levy

City of Hollywood

Ramola Motwani

Merrimac Ventures

Tim Schiavone

The Parrot

Mayor Jack Seiler

City of Fort Lauderdale

Commissioner Kenneth Thurston

City of Lauderhill

Ed Walls

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

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 9:30am

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 9:30am

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 9:30am

*Thursday, October 5, 2017, 10am
Broward County Convention Center
Meeting held in conjunction with 
GFLCVB 2018 Marketing Plan Presentation

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

John Allan, GM
Fort Lauderdale Hilton Beach Resort

Steve Belleme, Business Manager   
Broward County Aviation Department 

Jim Curtis, Dir Sales & Marketing
The Diplomat Beach Resort

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

Wayne Gales, Director of Sales & Marketing
Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Resort



Andreas Ioannou, MAC Chair
Orchestra Hotels

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

Scott Rivelli, Executive Director
Superior Small Lodgings

Bobby Rodriguez
Bobby Rodriguez Productions

Michael Solomon, President
USA Transportation Services

Christina Soverns Schwartzman, CBO
Sawgrass Recreation Park

Courtney Stanford, President
LBTS Chamber of Commerce

Raelin Storey, Director
City of Hollywood

Jeremy Weinstein, VP of Marketing
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Workshop Meeting
*Location Change: CVB Offices*

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017