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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16


Subject
Grant Agreements with Florida Sports Foundation

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB  x5913

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Administrative Specialist, CVB  x5913



Action Requested
Authorization for the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director to execute two (2) Grant Agreements with Florida Sports Foundation.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

N/A



Background Discussion
  • The Florida Sports Foundation has awarded the Bradenton Area Sports Commission (a division of the Bradenton Area CVB) with a $20,000 grant for the Major League Football Training Camp & Pre-Season Games and $15,000 for the USA Field Hockey 2016 President's Day Showcase.
  • The Major League Football Training Camp & Pre-Season Games will be held February 15 - March 15, 2016, at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 15,000 room nights and approximately $4.3 million in economic impact.
  • The USA Field Hockey 2016 President's Day Showcase will be held February 13 - 15, 2016, at Premier Sports Campus and will generate approximately 9,200 room nights and approximately $3.1 million in economic impact.
  • The grant monies will off-set facility expenses.
  • The Florida Sports Foundation assists Florida Sports Commissions with grant monies to secure events that would otherwise be held in other states.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

Send signed originals to Monica Luff at CVB to forward to FSF to sign.

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff:  monica.luff@mymanatee.org

 



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
n/a

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
n/a


Attachment:  FSF Grant Agree - MLF Training Camp.pdf
Attachment:  FSF Grant Agree - USA Field Hockey.pdf