Tourism Leaders to Gather in Tallahassee for 2016 Florida Tourism Day on Wednesday, Jan. 20

(Tallahassee, Fla.) –The Partnership for Florida’s Tourism is proud to present Florida Tourism Day on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in Tallahassee. Tourism and hospitality leaders from across the state will convene for a daylong event designed to educate the legislature, media and Floridians about the importance of Florida’s tourism industry. Eleven statewide organizations are participating in the effort and will be hosting a downtown celebration that evening.

Media interested in attending either the morning CEO Briefings and/or the Florida Tourism Day Street Party are asked to contact Christina Johnson at 850.391.5040 or via email at



Florida Tourism Day

CEO Briefings and Guest Speakers, Legislative Visits, and Downtown Street Party



Wednesday, January 20, 2016

CEO Briefings and Guest Speakers from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Legislative Visits at the Capitol from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Street Party from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.



CEO Briefings and Guest Speakers

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center Exhibit Hall

505 West Pensacola Street

Tallahassee, FL 32301


Street Party, Downtown Tallahassee

Corner of Adams Street and College Avenue



Attorney General Pam Bondi

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam

Department of Business and Professional Regulations Secretary Ken Lawson

*List as of 01.14.16



Film Florida

Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organizations

Florida Association of Museums

Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds

Florida Attractions Association

Florida Cattlemen’s Association

Florida Department of Agriculture / Fresh from Florida

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

Florida Sports Foundation

Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association



About the Partnership for Florida’s Tourism

The Partnership for Florida’s Tourism began in 2006 as a grassroots coalition designed to raise awareness of the importance of tourism and increase public funding of tourism marketing. Key stakeholders in the tourism industry have joined in this effort. The Partnership consists of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, Florida Attractions Association, Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organizations and VISIT FLORIDA. For additional information, please go to