Building a Strong Economy, Together

A Tourism and Economic Development Celebration


Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021

Time: 5:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: AdventHealth Center Ice, Wesley Chapel

Cost: In-Person: $75   |   Virtual: $20

Pasco EDC and Experience Florida’s Sports Coast have teamed up for a special event! As the two marketing organizations charged with driving the success of Pasco’s economy, this event will blend the synergies of corporate businesses, entrepreneurs, hoteliers, attraction partners, and restaurateurs. The diversity which makes up our local economy is what positions us with a strong economic foundation for the future.

Dress Code: Business Attire

In-person attendance is limited, reserve your ticket NOW!


Become a Sponsor

Looking to become a part of the team? Consider teaming up through one of the many sponsorship opportunities available. Sponsorships are given on a first-come, first served basis. To view all available sponsorships and benefit packages, click the link below.


Event Programming

5:00-6:00pm Social Hour & Figure Skating Showcase

Enjoy cocktails while networking with other attendees in the Busch Gardens Arena with a live figure skating showcase by AdventHealth Center Ice professional skaters.


6:15-7:30pm Team Up! How We’re Building a Strong Economy, Together

Tourism and Economic Development Presentations

Plated Dinner

Experience Florida’s Sports Coast Update by Tourism Director, Adam Thomas

Pasco EDC Update by CEO Bill Cronin

Recognition & Award Celebration

Honoring those who have made a lasting impression on Pasco County’s diverse economy


7:30- 8:30pm Special Guest Mike Rayburn Presents “What If”

In his award-winning keynote, “What If…?” Mike uses amazing guitar skills and hilarious comedy to teach the three tools that took him from playing for seven people in a bar in Virginia to Carnegie Hall.


COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

Experience Florida’s Sports Coast and Pasco EDC are committed to the health and safety of our event attendees. In order to comply to CDC guidelines, four (4) people will be sat at each table to allow for social distancing, face coverings are to be worn unless eating, drinking or seated and social distancing of at least six feet is encouraged. Multiple hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the event spaces.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Keynote Speaker Sponsor


Figure Skating Showcase Sponsors