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Vinik’s Vision for Channelside

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Visit Tampa Bay welcomes Vinik’s vision for Channelside New hotel rooms, meeting space will boost region as a destination Visit Tampa Bay President & CEO Santiago Corrada welcomed Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik’s proposal for redeveloping the Channelside area of Tampa...

20 Years of MOSI’s Einstein Food & Wine

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The Museum of Science & Industry will host its 20th annual Einstein on Food & Wine on Jan. 17, 2015. This celebration of the senses highlights the delicious and diverse cuisine of Tampa Bay, alongside the palate pleasers of winemakers from around the country. The event is...

Startups and Building Tampa’s Innovation District

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On Thursday December 18th, Startup Grind Tampa Bay will host Mark Sharpe, former Chairman of the Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners and new Executive Director of the Tampa Innovation Alliance. Mark joins the ranks of over 150,000 entrepreneurs, educators and venture...

CEO Direct Program serves Tampa Bay Leaders

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The Tampa Bay Partnership CEO Direct Program engages Tampa Bay Leaders in the issues and opportunities affecting business growth and prosperity in the Tampa Bay region and serves as a launching pad for engagement with the Partnership. In fact, many past participants are currently...

City of Tampa Taxes And Financial Incentives

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Incentives In additional to a favorable business tax structure, the City of Tampa participates in a variety of financial incentive programs to help businesses with bottom line results. Whether you are considering a business start-up, relocation or expansion, Tampa’s...
Business in Tampa bay

Why you should do business in Tampa Bay

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Business in Tampa bay …. is booming.  Here are the Top 5 Reasons you should consider Tampa Bay: Business Friendly. Florida consistently ranks in the top 5 U.S. states as being the most business friendly. The recent elimination of  sales tax on manufacturing equipment and...
Hillsborough County Access to Capital Summit

Hillsborough County Economic Development to Host Access To Capital Summit in January

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Hillsborough County Economic Development will host their first-ever Access To Capital Summit on January 15, 2015 at the Sheraton Tampa East, 10221 Princess Palm Avenue in Tampa. The one-day event will bring together entrepreneurs, financial services senior executives and...

Two Excellence in Economic Development Awards for Tampa Bay Partnership

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Tampa Bay Economic Development The Tampa Bay Partnership, the economic development organization for the eight-county region, recently received two Silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council on Monday of this week. The...

USF’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator adds STEM Genesis to its partners to advance technology development

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STEM Genesis, LLC, has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida. “STEM Genesis identifies, develops, and commercializes early-stage technologies to help research make it past the university laboratory setting and into the...

Tampa Planning Commission releases Economic Indicators Report for 2014

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Tampa Planning Commission Local economic indicators say…  Have employment trends stabilized since the recession? Is employment going up or down?  Up! 589,954 people are employed in Hillsborough County Employment in the construction industry has risen 8.3% 68% live and work...