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Alison Gelbaugh


Tampa Downtown Partnership

Tampa Downtown Partnership is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization. It is a membership organization comprised of companies, organizations, and individuals with a common goal of advancing Downtown Tampa. Through an annual contract with the City of Tampa, Tampa Downtown Partnership administers the Special Services District. In addition to Tampa’s Downtown Guides and Clean Team, Tampa Downtown Partnership works to promote Downtown through marketing, communication, advocacy, marketplace development, planning, transportation coordination, beautification, and placemaking.

Shaun Drinkard
Interim President

Shaun Drinkard, LPM, serves as the Interim President with the Tampa Downtown Partnership. In Shaun’s previous role as Vice President of District Services, he lead district operations & public programming which includes the Downtown Ambassador and Clean Team program as well as all public space events/activations within the Special Services District (SSD).

Since 2010, Shaun has taken a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces. He has been instrumental in bringing monthly and annual programs to Downtown Tampa ranging from Rock the Park, a free monthly music series, to Winter Village, an eight-week holiday experience featuring waterfront dining, ice skating, and holiday shops in Tampa’s Downtown.

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