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The Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) promotes tourism to Manatee County and the communities of Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch through domestic and international advertising, public relations and marketing efforts. The CVB is funded by the collection of a tourist development tax paid by lodging guests for stays less than six months within Manatee County.

Our Staff

Elliott Falcione, Executive Director

Monica Luff, Executive Assistant

Eva Galler, Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Stewart, Marketing Manager

Kelly Clark, Director of Communications

Anastasia Taylor, Travel Trade & PR Coordinator

Emily Knight, Digital Communications Coordinator

Aimee Blenker, Cultural Marketing Executive and Destination Sales, CMP

Vanessa Zigich, Destination Sales Manager

Anna Pohl, General Manager of the Bradenton Area Convention Center & the Powel Crosley Estate

Sean Walter, Director of Sports

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Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

You can also contact us at the following numbers or locations:


In the US and Canada:

Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

P.O. Box 1000

Bradenton, Florida 34206-1000

Telephone: (941) 729-9177, ext. 3980

Fax: (941) 729-1820


In the United Kingdom and Europe:

Hannah Mulvey

Gosh PR Ltd

Europoint Centre

5-11 Lavington Street

London SE1 0NZ

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7871 2915



For media/press information contact:

Kelly Clark

Director of Communications

Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (941) 729-9177 ext. 3946



Anastasia Taylor

Travel Trade & PR Coordinator

Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (941) 729-9177 ext. 3975