Annual Tourism Luncheon Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber 5-10-19 Highlights

May 11, 02:25 PM

Marketing panel discussion. #VSPC VP Leroy Bridges and presentation of the "Tourism Person of The Year" award

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Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce Tourism Person of the Year

St. Pete Beach, FL - The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce celebrated its Annual Tourism Luncheon last Friday at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort. Here, Dannette Lynch was announced as the 2019 Tourism Person of the Year!

Dannette is the Director of Membership for the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and has worked with FRLA for twelve years. Prior to her position with FRLA, she served as the Hospitality Education Director at the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for eight years where she developed training and hospitality programs for the tourism industry throughout Pinellas County.

The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce is happy to have worked with Dannette on tourism efforts and is honored to give her this year’s award.

Previous Tourism Person of the Year Award Winners include:

Commissioner John Morroni, Brian Aungst, Sr., Tony Satterfield, Tim Bogott, Clyde Smith, Keith Overton, Gregg Nicklaus, Steve Westphal, Frank Chivas, Nicklaus Family and Maryann Ferenc.

For more information, please contact Jessica Morrow at or visit

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