Bryan Durta

MTV Picks Cancun over Panama City Beach

February 23, 2009 • 14 comments

Considering that the TDC/CVB has been paying MTV Networks so much money to promote college spring break, I was surprised to see that MTV is filming the 22nd season of […]

by Bryan Durta

9/8/08 TDC/CVB: Strategic Plan Adopted & More!

September 9, 2008 • 4 comments

8 of the 9 board members were in attendance. Rick Russell was absent. Bed Tax Collections: Ms. Charlene Honnen, Tourist Development Tax Specialist, reported that while YTD collections were up […]

by Bryan Durta

9/2/08 TDC/CVB: Budget Approved Without Any Changes

September 3, 2008 • 5 comments

8 of the 9 board members were present for the special meeting that was called last Friday. Absent was Mike Nelson. Public attendance was probably the smallest it has been […]

by Bryan Durta

Comments on the TDC/CVB FY 2009 Budget

August 31, 2008 • 2 comments

As Jason posted, a special meeting of the TDC/CVB board has been called for Tuesday, September 2nd at 9:00 AM. Based on the Agenda and an August 29th letter from […]

by Bryan Durta

8/12/08 TDC-CVB: Sports Marketing, Upcoming Budget, Beach Safety

August 14, 2008 • 4 comments

6 of the 9 board members were present. Absent were Marty McDaniel, Yonnie Patronis, and Rick Russell. Sports Marketing Update Mr. Richard Sanders, Director of Sports Marketing, provided a report […]

by Bryan Durta

TDC/CVB Approves $60,000 October Festival Funding

July 1, 2008 • 4 comments

The CVB Board voted 5-0 on 7/1/08 to approve a request for $60,000.00 in funding for the Panama City Beach Seafood, Wine and Music Festival to be held October 10-12, […]

by Bryan Durta

6/10/08 TDC/CVB Meeting: Turtle Ordinance, Grand Lagoon National Tournament

June 12, 2008 • 11 comments

Surprisingly, 8 of the 9 board members were present. Absent was Yonnie Patronis. Board member attendance at the 8 meetings, including the 2 strategic planning sessions, held during the first […]

by Bryan Durta

5/13/08 TDC/CVB Meeting: Indian Summer Festival, College Spring Break

May 14, 2008 • 2 comments

Only 6 of the 9 Board members were present. Absent were Mike Nelson, Rick Russell, and Gary Walsingham. INDIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL UPDATE President Dan Rowe reported that things have not […]

by Bryan Durta

Exaggerated College Spring Break Numbers in the Media

May 7, 2008 • 9 comments

There is a problem with the College Spring Break economic impact figures that have been reported in the media this past season. I first noticed it when ABC affiliate, WMBB, […]

by Bryan Durta

4/18/08 CVB/TDC Marketing Committee Meeting – Smr 2008 Mrktng, Indian Summer Festival

April 21, 2008 • 0 comments

9 of the 11 committee members were present. Absent were Debi Knight and Russ Smith. President Dan Rowe and Peter Yesawich announced that Y Partnership has removed Barry Lott from […]

by Bryan Durta