VISIT FLORIDA and Partners hosted a successful media breakfast and luncheon under the theme of VIVA Florida 500 at the Hazelton Hotel in downtown Toronto and Hôtel Gault in old/historic Montreal on May 8/9 respectively.
Both events were sold out with Partners from across Florida showcasing ‘What’s New for 2013’ plus highlights of VIVA 500 celebrations in their respective destinations.
Each Partner delivered individual showcase presentations to a packed room of media. The 12 Partners supplied newsworthy content to the 66 media attendees in Toronto and 38 French and English media in Montreal. The post event coverage was prolific covering mainstream, online, blogs and trade media outlets.
Participating Partners included: Experience Kissimmee, Florida Keys & Key West CVB, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, Greater Miami CVB, Hayworth Creative, Florida's Space Coast, Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB, Palm Coast & Flagler Beaches, SeaWorld Parks/Busch Gardens/Discovery Cove, Sonesta ES Suites Hotel Orlando, The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel, Visit Orlando, and Visit Sarasota County.
To see more photos from ‘Rise and SUNshine: Viva Florida 500’, visit our Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/95738690@N06/.