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Visit Central Florida holds Vacation Rental Home Summit

A crowd gathered – both in person and via Zoom – at the Lake Eva Convention Center in Haines City to participate in Visit Central Florida’s Vacation Rental Home Summit. “This segment of the market has really taken a beating during the pandemic,” said Kris Keprios, the...

Polk’s got game

From volleyball to cross country, baseball to mountain bikes, Polk County sports venues have been full. “We’re in the sweet spot right now,” said Neal Duncan, “we’re enjoying a lot of business.” According to Duncan, the current success of the PCTSM sports sales staff...

Boys and ghouls descend on the Visitor Information Center

A large number of boys and ghouls – as well as a few bees, a couple of Captain Americas and a smattering of sorcerers – descended on the Visitor Information Center for its Ghosts, Goblins and Goodies event on Oct. 24. Activities included a judged pumpkin carving...

Harnessing the power of social media

From Bok Tower Gardens to the banks of Lake Shipp, the wilds of Circle B Ranch to the resort vibe of Balmoral Resort, Polk County is blessed with beauty. Nowhere is that beauty more on display than through social media. The challenge to every business is to figure out...

Best of ‘Geek Culture’ on display

For the second year, the Central Florida Comic Con will bring the best of geek culture to Lakeland. Not only will there be artists and actors on hand, but also an extensive exhibitor area featuring everything from comics and memorabilia to games and pop culture...