Elite Events are a major driver of tourism to the area for both locals and visitors, benefitting both Pinellas County and the event owners. To continue promoting tourism and funding events, the Pinellas County Board of County Commission developed this Elite Events Funding Program. Below find the timeline and supporting documents for the program.

FY19-20 Program Timeline

  • April 1 | Digital application opens on Partners.VisitStPeteClearwater.com
  • April 2 | Public information meeting at Visit St. Pete/Clearwater office
    • 1-3 p.m.
    • Directions (8200 Bryan Dairy Rd., Suite 200, Largo, FL 33777)
  • April 26 | Application closes at 4 p.m.
  • May 29 | TDC committee review meeting
    • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (half-hour for lunch)
    • Directions (14 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Fourth Floor, Clearwater, FL 33756)
  • July 17 | TDC meeting to review and approve committee funding recommendations
    • 9 a.m.
    • Directions (315 Court St., Fifth Floor, Clearwater, FL 33756)
  • August 20 | BCC meeting to review and approve TDC funding recommendations (to be confirmed)
    • 2 p.m.
    • Directions (315 Court St., Fifth Floor, Clearwater, FL 33756)

Timeline as of June 12, 2019, and can change. 


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