Visit Florida Governor's Conference
The annual Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism took place from September 6 - 8. Visit Pensacola team members Darien Schaefer, Nicole Stacey, Kaya Man, Wandy Samuel, Lindsey Steck-Jackson, Melissa Bailey, and Tia Robbins traveled to Tampa FL for the conference. 🏖️
Visit Pensacola was honored by VISIT FLORIDA with a Flagler Award at the recent 2023 Florida Governor's Conference on Tourism in Orlando. Named for Henry Flagler, the Flagler Awards were established in 2000 to recognize outstanding tourism marketing in Florida.
Visit Pensacola took home the coveted Henry Award, the top award given in each category, for the special event category for its work on the 2022 Sun Belt Basketball Championship Promotion. The campaign garnered over 29,000 attendees, nearly 7,000 room nights, $2.8 million in visitor spending, and $2.4 million in economic impact.