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A partnership with Visit Tallahassee offers you opportunities for promoting your business or event in one of Southern Living's Top 10 Cities in the South. Building strong relationships within our community helps us to achieve our mission – to enhance the region’s economic growth and quality of life by collaboratively inspiring the vitality of Tallahassee’s visitor economy.

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The Leon County Division of Tourism (Visit Tallahassee) is the official tourism marketing organization for Tallahassee and Leon County Florida, and operates as a department of Leon County Government. It promotes tourism to the area through direct sales, advertising, public relations, sports, film, product development and visitor services.

The Leon County Tourist Development Council (TDC) is one of Leon County’s Citizen Committees that serves in an advisory role to the County Commission. The TDC develops plans for tourist development, makes recommendations for operation of special projects or for uses of tax revenue and reviews expenditures of revenue from the development trust fund.

Tourist Development Council Meeting Materials

 

Tourist Development Council Members

Commissioner Bill Proctor
Leon County
301 S Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Commissioner
Curtis Richardson
City of Tallahassee
300 S. Adams St.
Tallahassee FL 32301

Michelle Personette, Director 
Challenger Learning Center
200 South Duval St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox
City of Tallahassee
300 S. Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Satish Patel, G.M. 
Sleep Inn Suites
816 South Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Matt Thompson, Owner
Madison Social
705 South Woodward Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Sharon Priester G.M.
Hilton Garden Inn/Hampton Inn
333 Thomasville Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Carolanne Savage
Hyatt House Tallahassee Capitol – University
1100 Railroad Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32310

Amanda Heidecker
Director Of Parks and Recreation
1907 S Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Kathleen Spehar
Director of COCA
816 South Martin Luther King Junior Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

 

Leon County Tourist Development Council
Phone: (850) 606-2300
Fax:  (850) 606-2304
Kerri L. Post, Executive Director-Leon County Division of Tourism

Visit Tallahassee Mission Statement

To enhance the region’s economic growth and quality of life by collaboratively inspiring the vitality of Tallahassee’s Visitor Economy.

Visit Tallahassee Vision Statement

The Tallahassee Region will be recognized and appreciated as one of the most diverse and vibrant destinations in the Southeast.

Staff Listing: Main Phone: (850) 606-2305; (800) 628-2866 | FAX: (850) 606-2301

Visit Tallahassee Strategic Plan

Tourism Strategic Plan

Administrative

Kerri L. Post
Executive Director
Kerri.Post@VisitTallahassee.com

Dionte Gavin
Senior Operations Director
Dionte.Gavin@VisitTallahassee.commailto:

Aundra Bryant
Administrative Assistant
Aundra.Bryant@VisitTallahassee.com

Marketing & PR

Katie Kole
Senior Director of Marketing
Katie.Kole@VisitTallahassee.com

Scott Lindeman
Marketing Communications Director
Scott.Lindeman@VisitTallahassee.com

Renee Jones
PR & Marketing Specialist
Renee.Jones@VisitTallahassee.com

Sports & Sales

Ryan Zornes
Senior Sales and Sports Director
Ryan.Zornes@VisitTallahassee.com

Joe Piotrowski
Director of Sports
Joe.Piotrowski@VisitTallahassee.com

Janet Roach
Meetings & Conventions Sales Director
Janet.Roach@VisitTallahassee.com

Taylor Walker
Group Sales and Business Development Director
Taylor.Walker@VisitTallahassee.com

Visitor Services

Visitor Services Director

Your partnership with the Leon County Division of Tourism/Visit Tallahassee helps maximize exposure to potential travelers and continues to grow our tourism economy. Take advantage of our co-op advertising plans, digital presence, social media audiences and brand recognition to drive more traffic to your business! Opportunities are offered on a first-come first-served basis so secure your spot in one (or all!) of these opportunities today by reaching out to Scott Lindeman at (850) 606-2322 or Scott.Lindeman@VisitTallahassee.com.


2022 Cooperative Advertising Opportunities

Take advantage of Visit Tallahassee’s annual advertising buy and bring more customers to your hotel, restaurant or attraction this year through our cooperative advertising program. These cost-effective options allow you to reach consumers in key markets.

>>> Click Here for General Co-op

The Arts Co-op is designed exclusively for arts, cultural and heritage organizations to leverage Visit Tallahassee’s annual advertising buy and bring more visitors to your attraction or event. These multi-channel opportunities provide very affordable, cost-effective means of reaching consumers in geographically targeted markets.

>>> Click Here for Arts Co-op


CUSTOM DEALS & OFFERS

We want to share your promotions to attract more visitors to Tallahassee. If you are running a special room rate, dinner specials or attraction promotions, please share them with us to promote on our website and social media pages. Need ideas? Reach out to our team for inspiration.

Deadline for participation – Ongoing


PROMOTE YOUR EVENT ON OUR WEBSITE AND MOBILE APP

Be sure to submit your event on VisitTallahassee.com and mobile app by clicking here. If you have Facebook event, invite Visit Tallahassee to act as a “Co-host” to increase your exposure to potential visitors.

Please allow 1-2 business days for your event to appear online.


CONSUMER, INDUSTRY EMAIL BLASTS

Every month, Visit Tallahassee sends emails to thousands of people promoting the destination. Space is limited so if you would like to have your business featured, please reach out to us for upcoming opportunities.

Deadline for participation is the 15th of the preceding month.


CUSTOMIZED BLOG & CONTENT ON OUR WEBSITE AND MOBILE APP

If you have a story that you want to share with visitors, our team would love to work with you to create customized content for the VisitTallahassee.com website and mobile app.

Deadline for participation – Ongoing


UTILIZE OUR IMAGES ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA

Our partners are welcome to utilize our growing photo database that is ideal for websites and social media #iHeartTally. To make a request for images, please click here.

Did you know that VISIT FLORIDA offers tourism partners FREE listings on their website? If you’re not listed– or need to update your current listing, please click the link below. Make your business viewable by thousands of potential travelers.

The listing includes an image, description, contact information, amenities, and interactive map.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Contact Contact

Kerri L. Post

Executive Director-Tourism Development
(850) 606-2300
Kerri.Post@VisitTallahassee.com

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