The Official Tourism Marketing Agency for Broward County, Florida
The GFLCVB team is ready, willing and able to serve you. We can help you plan your vacation or your meeting. From your initial inquiry to dining and entertainment recommendations to the plane ride home, our experienced and professional staff is your concierge to the community.
For people with disabilities, communication aids or services are provided upon request at 954-765-4466 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our offices are located at 101 NE 3rd Ave, Suite 100 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 954-765-4466 • Fax: 954-765-4467
For a free vacation planning kit call 800-22-SUNNY.
Directions to our offices: The GFLCVB office is located at 101 NE 3rd Ave, just north of the Federal Courthouse. The GFLCVB office entrance is located on the east side of the building. Parking is available in the City Hall Garage, just west of the building. Directions from I-95: exit at Broward Boulevard and head east. Turn left at NE Third Ave. GFLCVB is on the corner of NE 3rd Ave and NW 1st St. Metered parking is available on the first floor of the City Hall Garage (entrance on NE 1st Street).
Created by the Board of Broward County Commissioners in 1987, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) is a governmental agency funded by a portion of the five percent (as of July 1, 1996) tax on hotel rooms. The 40-member staff of the GFLCVB promotes the Greater Fort Lauderdale area as a premier year-round leisure and meeting destination.
The Marketing Communications division oversees all interactive marketing, including the sunny.org website, social media integration; is responsible for the creation, production and placement of the destination's tourism advertising; and creates a range of publications including the Vacation Playbook, Visitors Map, Urban Guide, Superior Small Lodging Directory, Meetings Guide, CVBuzz e-newsletter, plus an extensive audio visual library. The department also handles community outreach emphasizing the importance of Broward County's hospitality industry.
The Media Relations division is responsible for elevating Greater Fort Lauderdale’s offerings and brand awareness through publicity. The department oversees individual media visits and media FAMs by qualified journalists and bloggers; increases positive local newspaper, radio, television, and online media coverage about the importance of tourism and the film industry in Greater Fort Lauderdale; organizes new editorial photography and video content for film and television as well social media; and promotes Broward County in all appropriate opportunities.
The LGBTQ Managing Director is responsible for developing and implementing short and long term strategic plans to increase meeting room nights and global travel and tourism.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Office of Film, Music & Entertainment promotes all areas of Broward County as a key destination for filming, music, entertainment and related events.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Sports Business Development office, with the support of the Florida Sports Foundation, is a one-stop shop to plan a professional, amateur or recreational sports event.
The convention sales department is responsible for booking city-wide meetings at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center and at individual hotels throughout Broward County. Click here for the Convention Sales Territory Map.
The Multicultural Business Development department is tasked to ensure that organizations and families of color select Greater Fort Lauderdale as the destination of choice for conferences and family reunions.
Strategic Client Services is a multi-purpose division responsible for providing visitor/partner services. Working as the "concierge to the community," we offer an array of services to city-wide conventions from hotel reservations to arranging planning sites. In addition, we assist with the SunSational Service program. Click for the SunSational Service Training Schedule.
The Tourism Sales Department sells Greater Fort Lauderdale to tour operators, wholesalers and retail travel agents in the domestic and international arena. We attend trade shows, arrange sales missions in major cities and design vacation package programs for tour operators.