Visit Surfside, Miami’s uptown beachtown, is proud to announce the appointment of Lindsay Fast as Tourism Director for the culturally rich, pedestrian-friendly travel destination. Fast brings 10 years of travel marketing and management experience to the Town of Surfside, which is currently experiencing tremendous growth and redevelopment.
In her new role, Fast is responsible for all tourism initiatives from promoting Surfside through strategic advertising campaigns to fostering relationships with area hotels, restaurants and attractions, and stimulating economic development in Surfside.
“This is an exciting time for Surfside, and I’m proud to join the team and have the honor to represent my town to the world in this capacity. With all the new developments underway including the recent openings of the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, family-friendly Residence Inn, numerous restaurants, and more, our destination is brimming with activity. I look forward to working with the team on campaigns that will shine a spotlight on Surfside, while catering to our residents and area businesses, and continuing to attract visitors to the area,” said Fast.
Prior to joining Surfside, Fast lead numerous upscale marketing programs, promotions, and conducted substantial experiential marketing events. In her previous role as Trade Marketing Manager for Club Med USA, she successfully managed all B2B and B2B2C projects, conceptualized and executed yearly trade marketing plans, increased travel agent engagement and grew the trade Facebook group membership. During her time at Club Med, Fast also was the recipient of the company’s 5 Trident Award and was invited three years in a row to be a “Key GO” member, a development program consisting of special, cross-functional global projects.
Fast’s additional experience includes Office and Accounts Manager at Monaco Media International in Monte Carlo, where she helped organize bespoke marketing events at the Monaco Grand Prix. Before that, she served as Senior Account Executive at Hunter Hamersmith Advertising Agency in North Miami, and Consumer Advertising Account Executive at Celebrity Cruises.
A proud Surfside resident, Fast earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University and a Masters of Business Administration with a focus in marketing and management from the University of Miami.
About Visit Surfside
The Town of Surfside is a beautiful walkable beachfront community located in South Florida, between Miami Beach and Bal Harbour. Incorporated in 1935, the Town is home to approximately 5,800 residents and includes a tranquil and an attractive residential neighborhood, a unique downtown shopping district, exceptional hotels, pristine beaches and year-round activities. Surfside recently unveiled a new marketing campaign to capture the range of experiences offered within its limits. The campaign positions Surfside as “Miami’s Uptown Beachtown,” where the duality of luxury and laid-back lives collide. For more information, visit www.visitsurfsidefl.com. Follow @VisitSurfside on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.