February 12 – 14, 2020 – The 17th International Marketing Conference & 60th Annual Membership Meeting

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Optional Tours and Events

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Tuesday, February 11

Ybor City Walking Tour

1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Ybor City was the cigar capital of the world in the late 1800’s. On this walking tour, visit the casitas, the original cigar worker’s homes, the Cuban Club Social Club, Mr. Ybor’s original factory and the only Cuban- owned land in the U.S.  before touring a working cigar factory.

Cost: $30 per person
Tour includes: Round trip transportation, guided tour and water.

Thursday, February 13

The Candle Pour

9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
The Candle Pour is a custom candle- making experience in Hyde Village Park. Create your own candle from your choice of more than 100 different fragrance oils. Candles will be delivered back to the hotel for pick- up.

Cost: $70 per person
Tour includes: Round trip transportation, candle supplies and lunch.

Thursday, February 13

Yacht StarShip Cruise- Offsite Event

6 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Join us a short walk from the hotel for a Yacht StarShip cruise. Our boat will dock for an hour near the convention center before sailing by million dollar mansions ad Florida’s largest seaport, en route to beautiful Tampa Bay.

Cost: $120 per person for guests; included with attendee registration.
Includes: Dinner, entertainment and cruise around Tampa harbor.

Friday, February 14

The Florida Aquarium

1:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
The Florida Aquarium enables you to get up close to many of Florida’s aquatic and terrestrial animals and ecosystems, as well as others from around the world. Enjoy time in the aquarium before embarking on a private wild dolphin cruise

Cost: $70 per person
Tour includes: Round trip transportation, entrance into the aquarium and private wild dolphin tour.