S. Fla. Super Bowl Committee To Meet Tuesday With NFL Executives
MIAMI (CBS4) – Members of the South Florida Super Bowl Committee will meet in New York Monday night to go over their game plan for Tuesday meetings with NFL Executives.
In those meetings, they will be going over the bid presentation Miami will be making to NFL Owners in Boston on May 21.
NFL Executives will advise on what should be “tweaked” to increase Miami’s chances for landing the big game.
After their meetings with the NFL Executives in New York Tuesday, the South Florida Super Bowl Committee “may choose to modify, enhance, or do whatever needs to be done to close a deal,” said committee member Nicki Grossman.
On Monday, Miami’s competition for Super Bowl 50, San Francisco, has their meeting with the NFL Executives to review their bid package, estimated to be valued at about $25 million dollars.
South Florida’s package is said to be worth about $20 million dollars, with most of the planned events taking place “along the Biscayne Blvd corridor in Downtown Miami,” according to Super Bowl Host Committee Chairman Rodney Barreto.
“San Francisco has only hosted a Super Bowl five times,” said Grossman. “ We’ve done it ten times. We know how to do it,” she added.
Barreto told CBS4 he plans to fly up Monday morning, with the bulk of the meetings with NFL officials set for Tuesday.
The NFL is expected to award Super Bowls 50 and 51 during its May 21st meeting in Boston.
Whichever city does not get 50, will go up against Houston to host Super Bowl 51.
Miami-Dade County will vote May 14th on whether to accept a deal that requires Miami to be awarded a Super Bowl, in order for a proposed tax on mainland hotel rooms to be used to finance part of the Sun Life Stadium modernization that Dolphins agreed to with Mayor Carlos Gimenez earlier this month.