Sales and Services
The Sales and Services team have been busy promoting the community and bringing business to Pensacola. The team was successful in confirming 239 bookings for 27,430 delegates. This resulted in 35,339 booked room nights, a value of $35.3 million. We also partnered with the University of West Florida’s Global Hospitality Department for the development of the Visit Pensacola Certified Ambassador Program which is set to launch the beginning of 2018.
Our team attended IPW - International Pow Wow is the largest International Trade Show in the US. This trade show allowed for several appointments to discuss opportunity in our area.
Creation of VIC Community Events - open to visitors and residents the visitor center has held several events this year. Coffee with the Artist, Frank Brown International Songwriter Fest’s Songwriter Presentation, Shellabration, and Great Pumpkin Week are just a few of the events that have taken place at the visitor information centers.
Creation of Event Snap Shot – Every two weeks partners can print of a listing of events to keep on their front desks and share with guests. If you are not receiving that, please let us know so we can get you signed up.
Creation of the Sales and Services Committee – this committee meets every other month to discuss strategy and share ideas.
Our visitor information center gift shop is full of local products. With the holiday season approaching, be sure to stop in and pick up a few local favorites.
Worked with UWF to host NCUR site visit, presentation and reception. The winning bid will bring in this National Conference on Undergrad Research and approx. 3k-5k visitors in 2021.