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Committee & Meetings

Central Florida’s Polk County Tourist Development Council’s primary objective is to increase overnight stays in Polk County accommodations and enhance the county’s economic climate.

Tourist Development Council (TDC) Marketing Committee meets six times per year, or as needed, to advise and assist staff in developing the marketing plan, identify and analyze potential target markets, marketing strategies and tactics.

Marketing Committee Members

  • TBD, Committee Chair
  • Desiree Howell, Vice Chair, Courtyard by Marriott Winter Haven
  • Victoria King, Florida Southern College
  • Meri Mass, Polk Arts Alliance
  • Stephan Rice, TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lakeland
  • Erica Smith, Bok Tower Gardens
  • Julie Townsend, Lakeland Downtown Development Authority
  • Katie Worthington, Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce
  • Tim Corkhill, Senior Brand Manager, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
  • Alexa Russo, Cabana Club RV Resort
  • Brandt Merritt, Summit Consulting

MC Meeting Dates

Meetings are generally held on the 2nd Thursday, every other month at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted in red, at 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Rd., Auburndale, FL

  • New Date: November 09, 2021 (Nov. 11 is Veterans Day)
  • January 13, 2022
  • March 10, 2022
  • May 12, 2022
  • July 14, 2022
  • September 8, 2022
  • November 8, 2022
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