2021 Headliners: Tourism - It's All About Diversification
The Bradenton area’s tourism industry has experienced an unprecedented last few years. Despite a global pandemic, tropical weather, and red tide, our area has still managed to see consistent and significant growth in visitation.
Tourism has a strong affect on the success of many of our local businesses. Join us to hear how the BACVB’s efforts in diversifying its consumer base have allowed the community to sustain tourism during adversarial occurrences… and what to expect in the future!
About Elliott Falcione: A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Elliott spent the first six years of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Club. Since then, he has spent over 28 years working for Manatee County Government—13 of those as the Executive Director of the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau—serving a community that he dearly loves.