Tampa, FL (February 19, 2021) – Alfred Goldberg, President of Absolute Marketing Solutions, was recently elected president of Tampa Sister Cities. Mr. Goldberg will oversee the Board of Directors and interact with city hall and affiliate cities in this role.
Established in 1967, Tampa Sister Cities works with over ten international cities to establish mutual exchange projects and programs with Tampa. Such cities include Lanzhou, China, Le Havre, France, Oviedo, Spain, and Izmir, Turkey.
Their vision is to create a world where all individuals engage in person-to-person interactions that result in greater understanding between people and cultures.
In 2012, Goldberg traveled with Tampa’s past mayor, Bob Buckhorn, to Colombia, visiting Tampa’s sister city, Barranquilla.
In 2013, the Honorable Mayor Bob Buckhorn asked Mr. Goldberg to represent Tampa for a new sister city agreement with Porto Alegre Brazil.
In 2015, Mr. Goldberg delivered a lecture series on Mobile Marketing in sister city Cordoba, Argentina.
In 2016, Mr. Goldberg joined a delegation from Tampa that included representatives of USF Health to sign a new sister cities agreement with Lanzhou, China.
In 2019, Mr. Goldberg served as president for the first time. During his presidency, the city of Tampa formed a new sister cities relationship with Heraklion, Greece.
“As we begin to come out of the pandemic, there are still many travel restrictions and hesitancy towards traveling,” said Mr. Goldberg. “We need to find innovative new ways to bring cities together when the world feels so far apart.”
This year, Mr. Goldberg strives to continue strengthening long-term relationships with Tampa’s sister cities and expanding the organization’s participants.
About Tampa Sister Cities:
Tampa Sister Cities Committee, Inc. is affiliated with Sister Cities International, formed during President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration. The purpose of Sister Cities was, and still is, to involve people and organizations at all levels of our society in personal diplomacy. Incorporated as a non-profit corporation and defined in its articles of incorporation as a membership organization to foster better international understanding and cooperation through Sister City relationships. For more information, visit https://tampasistercities.org/ or https://sistercities.org/.
About Alfred Goldberg:
Co-founder and President of American Operations at Absolute Marketing Solutions. Alfred Goldberg has over 15 years of experience as a small business owner. He is one of two individuals in Florida to hold the distinction of being a Mobile Marketing Association Certified Mobile Marketer. In addition, he is a recognized and sought-after public speaker, bringing a wealth of knowledge and a high level of enthusiasm. For more information about Goldberg’s work at Absolute Marketing Solutions, visit https://absolutemarketingsolutions.com/.