Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #16

Symphony on the Sand


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB (Presenter) x5913

Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec, CVB (Contact Person) x5913

Action Requested
Authorization for County Administrator to execute Reimbursement Agreement with Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce for CVB to sponsor Symphony on the Sand event.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Code of Laws 2-29-25 Tourist Development Plan

F.S.S. 125.0104 Authorized uses of Resort Tax Funds

Background Discussion
  • Symphony on the Sand is an event established to drive tourists to the Bradenton Area during a non-peak season. This will be the initial annual event with the expectation that it will grow over time as a regional event.
  • The event will be held on November 9, 2013, on Coquina Beach.
  • Event is being promoted and marketed in the region.
  • CVB will sponsor the Symphony (up to $8,900) and the production company MoJo (up to $16,800), for a total reimbursement to the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce of up to $25,700 post-event.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

1 original agreement to CVB.

Copy of approved agenda memo to Monica Luff, CVB(monica.luff@mymanatee.org)

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
1030002202548000 CVB Promotions - Promotional Activities

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
up to $27,500.00

Attachment:  Symphony-on-Sand-Agreement-2013.pdf