VSPC Organization and Departments

Whatever your objectives, our dedicated staff of travel professionals and area experts will help you every step of the way, providing unparalleled service and valuable insight into all that the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area has to offer.

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Administration Department

The St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is a department of Pinellas County Government and is the official tourism marketing and managment organization for the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area.

Advertising and Media & Interactive

The Advertising and Media & Interactive departments oversee the CVB's marketing communications and overall brand management. We support all departments with advertising, sales material, online promotion and website presence to facilitate business objectives.

Community & Partnerships

In collaboration with our industry partners the Community & Partnerships Department is dedicated to maintaining the highest level of professionalism for the hospitality industry. This department serves as a liasion between VSPC and the 14 Chambers of Commerce throughout Pinellas County. It also maintains partnerships between industry organizations and businesses. 

Leisure Travel

With two internationally based field offices, representation in Brazil & Argentina, as well as a team of sales professionals in Pinellas County, the Leisure Travel department is positioned to market the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area worldwide. More

Media & Interactive

The Media & Interactive department offers assistance to print and electronic consumer and travel trade media. More

Latin American

The Latin American Sales department offers assistance to the Latin American markets with the intent to significantly increase the amount of Portuguese and Spanish-language marketplace.

Meetings, Conventions and Event Services

The Meetings, Conventions and Event Services department provides meeting planners with extensive, reliable and dedicated assistance to help them put together the perfect meeting from start to finish. More

Sports & Events

The Visit St. Pete Clearwater Sports & Events Department is the official Sports Programming and Event Management organization for the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. The department oversees all Marketing Activations for VSPC-supported Elite Events, Sports Programs and Special Events.

Film Commission

Every year over 200 feature films, commercials, TV series, and digital media projects film in St. Petersburg Clearwater, Florida. The Film Commission's (Film SPC) cash incentive program helps attract Studio Features like Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, independent features and more.

The film commission participates in direct marketing and trade missions at major film markets, festivals and tradeshows in North America and Internationally.  Film SPC supports local signature events like the Sunscreen Film Festival. These events showcase the area to out-of-town producers and filmmakers helping to bring new production to the area. Additionally these events are a major tourism draw for the St. Pete Clearwater area. 

Film SPC fosters industry development with free workshops, an online production guide and location database.  The Film Commission is focused on creating Branded Digital Media Content and Industry Development of in-Destination Digital Media Content for YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu, Amazon, and other digital platforms.

All productions needing a permit can easily apply online at our website.  Film SPC helps productions find locations, crew and all needed support services.