Signature Events

Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism
The Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism, one of VISIT FLORIDA’s annual signature events, brings together more than 1,100 attendees to learn more about Florida’s tourism industry. As the industry’s premier educational conference, representatives from DMOs, hotels, resorts, amusement parks, the legislature, advertising agencies and other suppliers experience two days of professional and personal development featuring engaging speakers, workshop sessions and networking opportunities.

Florida Encounter
Florida Encounter is the premier appointment-based trade show showcasing all that the Sunshine State has to offer for global and domestic meetings, conventions and incentive professionals. One of VISIT FLORIDA’s signature events, Florida Encounter provides a simple one-stop-shop solution for qualified meeting professionals to meet individually with many of Florida’s premier meetings suppliers, including CVBs, resorts, hotels, convention centers, DMCs and other service companies.

Florida Huddle
Florida Huddle is the premier appointment-based trade show that showcases all that Florida has to offer for domestic and international tour operators and wholesalers. One of VISIT FLORIDA’s signature events, Florida Huddle is perfectly timed for success and is a contracting cornerstone for hundreds of buyers. Every region of Florida is under one roof, with destinations, attractions, hotels and resorts prepared to network and conduct business. In a continuous effort to support the Sunshine State’s competitiveness through tourism, the goal of Florida Huddle is to connect international tour operators and wholesalers one-on-one with Florida suppliers and therefore provide a return on investment (ROI) to Florida by way of increased international travel and bookings in the state of Florida.

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