Karn’s extensive experience in destination management makes her uniquely qualified to guide you through your group’s planning. She is a certified meeting planner which means she also has a solid understanding of your concerns and needs.


  • Experienced – Over 25 years in the Destination Management business. Karn is an expert in event management and logistics. She also possesses extensive knowledge of the venues, activities, as well as history of the Tampa Bay region.
  • Collaborative – Karn has made it her mission to make her client’s lives easier. Because of her vast experience and knowledge of the local contractors and venues, Karn’s clients save valuable time and money when planning their conference or meeting. No more working with unknown or untested contractors.
  • Certified – Karn became a certified meeting planner in 1998. This certification means she has a solid understanding of her client’s concerns and needs.
  • Accomplished – In addition to her vast experience and certification, Karn is an active member of the local chapter of Meeting Planners International, is a past board member of Tampa Bay and Company, and is a member of the HCC Hospitality Advisory Board.

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Leslie has the knowledge and experience to help you create top-rated incentives ensuring your honorees feel appreciated and special.


  • Experienced – Over 20 years of hospitality experience, Leslie O’Neill has worked in all facets of the meetings business.
  • Detail oriented – From hotel & catering sales/service to transportation services & logistics, as well as excursion selection, planning & execution, Leslie has the knowledge and a knack for details normally lost in the shuffle of planning.
  • Specialized expertise – Primary expertise resides in all aspects of Incentive Programs.
    –Conceived, planned and executed Incentives in North America, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Canada and Mexico
    –Knowledge and experience to assist you in pulling off a top-rated incentive ensuring your winners feel appreciated and special.
  • Accomplished – Has a BBA in Management as well as an MBA from Texas A&M University.

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BayArea Destination Management Inc.
Covering the Tampa Bay region including: Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tarpon Springs, Wesley Chapel, and Sarasota

Contact us today: (813) 962-5888 •