Online registration is now open for the 2014 Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, “Minarets to Mid-Century Modern: Preservation in Tampa Bay.” The conference will be held May 15-17 in Tampa and will offer noted speakers and experts presenting a variety of tours, workshops and special events in the historical Tampa downtown, Ybor City, historical neighborhoods and sites.
Noted author, academic and PBS “History Detectives” television personality Gwen Wright will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, May 15, at the annual meeting luncheon. Winners of the 2014 Preservation Awards, along with the prestigious Evelyn Fortune Bartlett and Carl Weinhardt Awards, will be named in the Awards Ceremony on Friday evening.
To register today, please visit the Florida Trust Website www.floridatrust.org under the Conferences tab. There you will find the registration form as well as a downloadable text guide which fully describe all workshops and activities.
The Hilton Tampa Downtown is the conference hotel, located right in the heart of downtown Tampa. Make your room reservations today by calling 813-204-3000. Be sure to identify yourself with the FTHP Conference for our special room rates. The Trust website also has details on all room rates and configurations for the hotel. Reservations must be made by 4/19/14. Rooms are limited.