Destination Marketing Organizations from around the State Gather for Hurricane Michael Relief
What: At this year's FADMO Annual Meeting, Visit Pensacola along with meeting attendees will participate with Clean the World to create 1,500 hygiene kits for Gulf and Bay County, two counties severely impacted by Hurricane Michael.
Who: Visit Pensacola in partnership with the Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (FADMO) and Clean the World Global
When: Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 ,at 9:30 a.m.
Where: The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach, 400 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach, Fla. 32561
Why: “We knew we had to do something to help our friends to the east, President of Visit Pensacola Steve Hayes said. “Destinations around the state of Florida are a community, and in this industry, you help your community.” Clean the World leads a global hygiene revolution to distribute recycled soap and hygiene products from more than 5,000+ hotel and resort partners. The organization is working to build and ship over 100,000 kits into the panhandle in relief support of Hurricane Michael.
Note: We invite the media to join us as participants build the kits to help our friends in the impacted areas.
About Visit Pensacola
Visit Pensacola is the destination management organization for Escambia County which includes Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key. With over 450 years of rich history and 18 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordered by the emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, visitors from all over the world are lured to our pristine shores every year. Visit Pensacola supports the community vision of tourism by serving as the central body responsible for building tourism as an economic engine for our community through leadership, connection, collaboration and communication.