Series on Free Enterprise: Miami Super Bowl Host Committee
By: Florida Chamber of Commerce
SERIES ON FREE ENTERPRISE
A Touchdown for Florida Tourism
When the Super Bowl comes to Miami in 2020, it will be the first time in 10 years it has been hosted in South Florida. In the latest Florida Chamber Series on Free Enterprise Podcast, Rodney Barreto, Chairman of the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee, shares the positive impacts hosting the Super Bowl in Miami will have on Florida’s tourism industry and on the growth of small and local businesses.
“We are a tourism state, especially down in South Florida, it is what we thrive on,” said Barreto.
When asked why the NFL keeps coming back to Florida for the Super Bowl, Barreto said the weather paired with a strong business climate and strong infrastructure are what keep Florida a main attraction.
Click below to listen to the full interview.
Florida Breaks Tourism Record for Eighth Year
During the Florida Chamber’s 2019 Legislative Fly-In, Dana Young, President and CEO, VISIT FLORIDA announced that Florida had once again broken a tourism record, with more than 126 million visitors coming to Florida in 2018. Help us continue breaking records and creating economic opportunity for Florida by signing our tourism petition today.