Newsletter

Thespians coming to fieldhouse

After hosting sports championships and ESPN events, you’d think that the AdventHealth Fieldhouse and Conference Center would be running out of firsts. The upcoming 2021 Florida Theatre Conference will call Winter Haven home from Nov. 11-13, 2021, marking the first...

Golf enjoys pandemic renaissance

One of the positives coming out of the pandemic is that participation is outdoors sports has significantly increased. PTSM has followed the research and has heavily targeted several of these markets with great success. Blessed with seemingly countless good golf...

On the Road…Again

While few people enjoyed the pandemic lockdown conditions of the past year, Joni Allen wasn’t among them. So you can imagine her delight when travel expo opportunities resumed. “It’s glorious,” said Allen. Allen, Polk County’s Tourism Industry Sales Specialist, and Al...

Miss Florida Golf Classic held in Polk for the first time

Contestants, organizers and event supporters gathered Monday, April 26, to hold a successful Miss Florida Golf Classic scramble, which benefits the Miss Florida Scholarship Fund. It was the first time the golf event was held in Polk County. Thanks to our relationship...

Colombian based journalists explore Polk County

Journalists from Colombia-based Travesia TV and Radio recently completed a leg of their Florida press junket in Polk County. Travesia is the first Spanish tourism show to broadcast nationally on the Caracol network in its own country as well as throughout the world on...