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InterContinental Tampa Appoints New Executive Meeting Manager

Matthew Kido Joins InterContinental Team

WHO:  InterContinental Tampa is nestled in the city’s Tampa’s thriving Westshore business and shopping district. Located just 3 miles from Tampa International Airport and 5 miles from downtown, the hotel  offers  17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space to accommodate groups of 5 to 700.   InterContinental Meeting Managers provide expert support to help you organize a flawless an memorable meeting or conference-from planning through execution.

WHAT:  The InterContinental Tampa recently named Matt Kido as the new executive meeting manager. In this position, Kido is responsible for all groups with 20 or less rooms. Kido works with the groups from start to finish managing all aspects of the meeting from reservations and pre-planning to execution and completion. Kido worked most recently as a convention service manager at the Crowne Plaza Tampa East. Prior to that, Kido worked for six years for the Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey in a variety of capacities ranging from food and beverage to sales. Kido, a Pennsylvania native, graduated with a bachelor of science in marketing from Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania.

WHERE:  Boasting 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space for a total of 17 rooms embodying the spirit of Tampa’s heritage through their namesakes and decor, the options at InterContinental Tampa are limitless. Poised in the midst of the bustling Westshore business district, Tampa’s contemporary, yet comfortable, InterContinental Tampa, is a mecca of amenities for business travelers. Melding both form and function, the hotel is on the cutting edge of the meetings industry offering endless space, fine dining, and sophisticated guests rooms.

HOW:  For more information on planning your next social event at InterContinental Tampa, please call (866) 915-1558 or visit

-InterContinental Tampa-


Kelly Prieto, APR

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(813) 318-9611

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