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File #: 22-887   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: MOTION TO AUTHORIZE President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau ("GFLCVB") or designee to approve reductions to license and ancillary fees charged for the use of the Broward County Convention Center ("Convention Center") in amounts not to exceed $250,000 per agreement, and to authorize the County Administrator or designee to approve reductions in amounts not to exceed $500,000 per agreement, when deemed appropriate and in the best interest of the County based on competitive reasons, economic conditions, construction at the convention center, and/or other business needs, through the completion of construction at the Convention Center (currently expected in 2025).
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Stacy Ritter
Department: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO AUTHORIZE President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau ("GFLCVB") or designee to approve reductions to license and ancillary fees charged for the use of the Broward County Convention Center ("Convention Center") in amounts not to exceed $250,000 per agreement, and to authorize the County Administrator or designee to approve reductions in amounts not to exceed $500,000 per agreement, when deemed appropriate and in the best interest of the County based on competitive reasons, economic conditions, construction at the convention center, and/or other business needs, through the completion of construction at the Convention Center (currently expected in 2025).

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Why Action is Necessary
Board approval is required to authorize the GFLCVB President or County Administrator, to approve modifications to license and ancillary fees for the use of the Convention Center.

What Action Accomplishes
Authorizes the GFLCVB President and the County Administrator to approve reductions to the license and ancillary fees charged for the use of the Convention Center in the amounts specified through the completion of construction at the Convention Center, currently projected in 2025.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THIS ITEM.

The GFLCVB is responsible for implementing County policies regarding the marketing of Broward County as a desirable tourist and convention destination, and in overseeing the operation and marketing of the Broward County Convention Center.

ASM Global dba SMG currently operates the Broward County Convention Center pursuant to the Amended and Restated Agreement approved by the Board in 2018. Pursuant to ...

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