Tag Archives: Florida Sports Foundation

City of Plantation and Charlotte County win Excellence in Sport Tourism Awards

in Press Releases, Sport Tourism News

Sport and Recreation is a major contributor to Florida’s economy with activities providing over $57 billion in total economic output, creating over 580,000 jobs and attracting nearly 16 million non-resident visitors to Florida.  The contributions of Florida’s county and municipal Parks & Recreation Departments to Sport Tourism provide the maintenance and infrastructure to support numerous […]

Angela Adams Suggs named President of Florida Sports Foundation

in Press Releases, Sport Tourism News

The Florida Sports Foundation welcomes Angela Adams Suggs as its new President and Senior Vice President of Sports Development for Enterprise Florida beginning August 7.  She brings a wealth of experience and an excitement to lead the Tallahassee-based Florida Sports Foundation as it continues working to support Florida’s $57 billion sports industry. Suggs comes to […]

2017 FSF Sports Summit

in Sport Tourism News

May 24-25, 2017 Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa The 2017 FSF Sports Summit brings together representatives from Florida’s 27 Sports Commissions and Sports Events Rights Holders from around the country. More than 30 presenters from a variety of sports will share their information with Florida’s finest sports tourism promoters throughout the day on Thursday, May […]

2016 Florida’s Spring Training Reached Record High Per Game Attendance

in MLB Spring Training News, Sport Tourism News

Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s Spring Training Baseball reached a record high per game attendance this season. The average per game attendance of the 2016 Major League Baseball Spring Training Games was 7,096, marking the first time the number has topped 7,000 in over 100 years of Florida Grapefruit League games. Governor Rick Scott […]