Category - Convention News

Broward County, FL  – Meeting industry leaders from all over the world will be converging on Fort Lauderdale to find out how to “Empower the Experience” at the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) 2015 EduCon. The conference will be held at Broward County Convention Center, June 14-17, 2015.   This...
President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB), Nicki E. Grossman, announces the launch of a new Southeastern US office located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The office will be head up by Michele G. Bemis, CMP, National Convention Sales Manager for the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB. Her responsibilities will be...
Sometimes making a top ten list helps keep things simple. But with premier hotels, award-winning destination-wide convention services, a sparkling 600,000-square-foot convention center, 23 miles of Blue Wave Beaches, 300+ miles of navigable waterways, heralded attractions and an eclectic dining scene, cutting this one to ten wasn't very...
  1. MYTH: CVBs are only available to assist with citywide conventions. FACT: 50% of all meetings held are 200 people or less on the peak night!! Needless to say, the GFLCVB is there for you no matter what size meeting you are planning. Along with hotels, the GFLCVB represents restaurants, printers, speakers, transportation companies, and so...
  The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau gets down to business with the appointment of convention and sales executive Gilbert Villard as Convention Sales Manager. In his new position, Villard will be responsible for International group business, along with the southern United States including Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama,...
The Greater Fort Lauderdale/ Broward County Convention Center is proud to announce that it has been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED®) for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Gold certification from The Green Building Certification Institute ( GBCI ), an arm of the U.S. Green Building Council ( USGBC...
Hospitality Executive Carlos M. Molinet has been named Senior Vice President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.   In his new position, Molinet will report directly to Nicki E. Grossman, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, and have oversight responsibilities for CVB...