You’re invited! Bizco is hosting a free “Tech on Tap” BizNet event at Sekushi on March 14 (today) from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Please bring a colleague or prospect to listen in on security tips from Sonicwall and mingle with professionals from all around Pinellas and Hillsborough county. Email ITFL@Bizco.com if you’d like a calendar invite with more details.
2019 Legislative Session began March 5!

Click HERE to review the bills we're following!
Upcoming Public Meetings
Click on links below for meeting agenda and location details.

Government Affairs Committee Meeting
Tuesday March 19 - 7:45 am

Presentation by Kelly Hammer Levy from Pinellas County Environmental Management, on Red Tide Mitigation, Prevention, and Messaging.

Presentation by Tracie Hill from United Way of the Suncoast, on the ALICE Report  (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed)

Transportation Committee Meeting
Tuesday March 19 - 9:00 am

Discussion of the interesting reactions we received in Tallahassee during our conversations around Regional Transit and Transportation!

Update on Regional BRT, Westshore Interchange, and Howard Frankland Bridge projects.

Location:
St. Petersburg College
Clearwater Campus
2465 Drew Street, Clearwater
ES Building - Room 105

Questions?

Call: 727.461.0011 ext. 222
CONGRATULATIONS CLEARWATER BEACH!!
PGA TOUR comes to Tampa Bay for the 2019 Valspar Championship
Watch your favorite golf pros play each spring as the PGA TOUR's  Tampa Bay Valspar Championship  comes to Palm Harbor. The tournament takes place at the renowned  Copperhead Course  at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor. This full-fledged FedEx Cup event always promises an exciting field. The tournament includes 144 PGA TOUR golfers and benefits many local area charities

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Volunteers Needed
Sign up for a minimum of 10 shifts and receive 17 days of on-site logo recognition, social media mention, free ferry ride, official volunteer shirt and meal
SPRING BREAK TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS
FREE HUMAN TRAFFICKING TRAINING
March 28 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association is offering a free human trafficking awareness training course & certification.

Details HERE
Legislative Watch Points related to tourism
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Presentation about Red Tide Recovery and Mitigation
Ocean Allies Presentation
AFFILIATE PARTNER UPDATES
In the US, an estimated 210,000 cancer patients travel more than 40 miles to their treatment each year. Find out how you can assist in reducing the financial burden to these patients
Details HERE
Spring Training in Full Swing
The Phillies 2019 Spring Training schedule features 16 home games at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., including matchups against the Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros.

OPENING DAY MARCH 28, 2019
Warm wishes,
Kristina Alspaw
Vice President of Tourism

600 Cleveland St. Suite 204
Clearwater, Florida 33755
O – 727 461-0011 ext. 233
Division Partners
Kind Regards,
Jeni Borrow
Vice President of Membership
727.461.0011 ext 226
jborrow@clearwaterflorida.org


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