TDC/CVB Feb 8 meeting offered an in-depth look into the 2011 marketing strategies as well as an opportunity to check out the newest TV Commercials.
The Real. Fun. Beach commercials were created to hit specific markets and have two versions in rotation, aimed at targeting Couples and Families.
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Panama City Beach CVB to showcase its sunny weather and sugar-white sand beaches to national media via Skype!
CVB officials are hosting a video conference via Skype for national media in New York City, and the CVB wants YOU to join them!
Details Below, Time Sensitive (Event is TODAY at Noon)
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TDC/CVB will be meeting again on Tues, February 8.
Topics range from updates on Tourist Development Tax Collection, to the review of 2011 Television Commercials with Ms. Susan Estler, VP of Marketing.
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Jan 11th’s TDC meeting offered an eclectic mix of information.
Starting with the Vice-President of the Canadian Snowbirds, Nancy Hopcraft, who caught my attention with the mention of the ‘Birds working on a potential “Retiree Visa” allowing those who qualify an opportunity to spend more time in Panama City Beach (or anywhere in the Nation). It’s a wonderful idea, and one that’s sure to bring about an economic boost but we’re looking at least 2 years, before hearing any final words.
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TDC/CVB Combined Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. at Beach City Hall. The Board will be discussing Beach Nourishment Projects and Sustainable Beaches, as well as Spring Break Public Relations and the utilization of Social Media.
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At Tuesday’s TDC meeting, the big guns of Thunder Beach approached the board asking to move their Autumn Rally to Columbus Day Weekend.
Currently, the rally is held on the first weekend in October. Reason for wanting to change the date were stated as follows:
- Ability to confirm more Vendors presence
- More Vendors = more attendants
- More Attendants = boost in Panama City Beach’s economy
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The oil spill threat this summer took it’s toll on the opportunity for us to have a slammin’, jammin’ summer, but it wasn’t all bad. Our image was certainly tarnished, our tourism numbers were down a bit, but on the plus side, the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau received $2 million from BP to be used for marketing the beaches of Panama City Beach. This influx of marketing money has saved our CVB $750,000 from their regular marketing budget this year so far and has freed up some cash to use in other arenas.
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