Monday Morning Memo

Monday, December 28, 2020

Happy New Year from the Tampa Downtown Partnership!

The Tampa Downtown Partnership wishes you a happy and safe New Year! Our offices will be closed at 12pm on New Year’s Eve and on New Year’s Day to welcome in 2021.

2021 Urban Excellence Awards Nominations Close Soon! Nominate Your Favorites Today!

The Urban Excellence Awards celebrate businesses, organizations, individuals, events, and projects that have made a lasting, positive impact on Downtown Tampa. This is your chance to recognize those that helped make 2020 better for our Downtown and all that experience it!


Submit your nomination by clicking here!

Tampa Bay Cities Were 2020’s Busiest Travel Destination

Forbes reported that Tampa and St. Petersburg had the highest average hotel occupancy rate of any major U.S. travel market in 2020. During the Covid-19 pandemic, visitors preferred smaller cities and warmer climates that are more conducive to social distancing.


To learn more, click here!

Do you work in Downtown Tampa? We need your feedback, even if you are working remotely

Do you work or live in Downtown Tampa? Even if you are currently working remotely during this unique time, we would love to gather your feedback via our brief online survey below. This survey is instrumental to shaping the future of our Downtown. Once you take it, you can enter for a chance to win a custom Downtown mask, and one lucky participant will win a Downtown staycation!


Take the survey now by clicking here!

JW Marriott Opens in Tampa's Downtown After Three Years of Construction

The new hotel boasts 519 guest rooms along with two restaurants and a variety of other features, such as a floating-glass meeting room, rooftop bar, pools, and large event spaces.


The hotel temporarily converted it’s fourth-floor ballrooms into custom training spaces for the visiting Toronto Raptors NBA team to practice for games at neighboring Amalie Arena.


To learn more, click here.

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