Join us for the 8th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast


This year, Central Florida’s Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing Director, Mark Jackson will share insights into Polk County tourism and the impact of COVID-19 on local tourism. What were some of the lessons learned from 2020? Discover some “best practices” moving forward. SUN ‘n FUN President and CEO, John Leenhouts, will highlight plans for the upcoming SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, scheduled for April 13 – 18, 2021.

Hear the latest news from the Aerospace Center for Excellence, including the 2021 opening of Project SkyLab – the expansion of the Florida Air Museum, the focus on STEM and aerospace programs, along with an update on the construction project. Proceeds from SUN ’n FUN’s annual event provides educational support to the aerospace industry.

The event will be spaced out in the Skylight Hangar to allow for social distancing and we will be following the City of Lakeland COVID-19 guidelines and CDC recommendations. Masks are required.

Breakfast will be provided by Frescos. Attendees at the breakfast will have the opportunity to win a flight or simulator ride with the Lakeland Aero Club students or a SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo ticket package.

Individual tickets are $20. Reserved tables of 6 are $150 per-table.

Please register and get your tickets online by Monday, March 1, 2021. We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:00 to 8:55 AM.

Warm Regards,
Bill Mutz, Mayor – City of Lakeland, FL




4175 Medulla Rd. • Lakeland, FL 33811










Support The Mission

The mission of the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) is to “Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo and dozens of other events year-round produce the majority of the revenue that goes into supporting this mission. By attending our events, you are helping us deliver top-quality, industry-leading STEM education and scholarship programs to thousands of young men and women each year. The opportunities that ACE provides give young people a competitive edge as they navigate their educational journey that can ultimately lead to a rewarding career in the world’s incredibly diverse and rapidly growing aerospace industry. You can help! Please click the links below to explore how you can share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer in over 3500 available positions, become a patron of the Florida Air Museum, or donate to assist us financially. Regardless of how you assist, whether by attending our events, visiting the museum or donating financially, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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