Visit Panama City Beach would like to congratulate Patrick Stewart for completing the Certified Sports Event Certification (CSEE). Patrick Stewart has been with Visit Panama City Beach since January 2015 as the Sports and Events Operations Manager.
SportsETA is the leader in the sport tourism industry when it comes to providing educational opportunities to its members. The CSEE takes multiple years to complete and is the most recognized professional designation in the sports tourism industry. He joins Visit PCB staff veterans Richard Sanders and Chris O'Brien in becoming certified. Courses offered at the Annual Symposium and online classes hosted by Ohio University and University of Florida have focused on such sports tourism and sales topics such as Media Relations, Contract Negotiations, Strategic Planning, Crisis Management, Economic Impact of Sports Tourism, Marketing and Promotion, Risk Management, RFPs and the Bidding Process, and Social Media.