DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will continue with its series of Community Tourism Listening Sessions on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. at the CVB’s offices, 126 East Orange Avenue, Daytona Beach. 

The Daytona Beach Area CVB is hosting these listening sessions with area residents, sharing information on how the CVB markets the destination and the importance of the tourism industry in the community. Residents are encouraged to provide their input and learn how they can participate and get involved.

“The residents of the Daytona Beach area are truly our greatest ambassadors in promoting the destination,” said Lori Campbell Baker, Executive Director of the Daytona Beach Area CVB. “We are looking forward to a lively discussion in this upcoming Community Tourism Listening session with our residents and seeing how we can work together to promote the destination.”

A light lunch will be provided to attendees.

Space is limited to attend the Community Tourism Listening Sessions. Attendees should RSVP no later than Monday, Feb. 20 to or by calling (386) 255-0415, extension 110. Those unable to attend the session are encouraged to email their input directly to the Executive Director, Lori Campbell Baker, at or call (386) 255-0415, extension 120.

Communications Specialist named

The Daytona Beach Area CVB, as part of its Community Outreach program, has named Sharon Harlow as its new Communications Specialist. Harlow’s background in the tourism industry began in New England where she worked 25 years as a Tour Director for Sugar Tours, Inc., a Vermont based operator providing tours of New England, New York, and Pennsylvania to clients from all over the country.   

Since moving to Florida, she has continued in the tourism industry providing administrative support for Tee Times USA, Inc., a tour agency in Flagler Beach and Music USA Festivals, a non-profit organization in West Deland.   She joined the CVB last March with the sales department and is ready to share her passion for tourism and its importance to our community.