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35th Annual Small Business of the Year Awards

Posted Tuesday, February 17, 2015 By tampachamber

CONGRATULATIONS!Small business is the backbone of today’s economy. Twenty-two million small businesses employ half of the country’s workforce. They create two of every three new jobs, generate a majority of American innovations and will ...

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Is An Unsigned Contract Enforceable?

Posted Friday, February 13, 2015 By Beatriz Sanchez

By: Beatriz Sanchez, Associate - Englander Fischer Attorneys Most people think all hope is lost if a signature is missing from a contract, but that is not always the case. Contracts play a big role in business, and it is important to know that you ...

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Hiring Employees with Disabilities

Posted Friday, February 13, 2015 By tampachamber

The Learning Academy Employment Services at USF Employers know that staff turnover is very expensive. From hiring time, to retraining, to supervising new employees, employers spend countless hours and dollars sustaining their workforce. ...

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Member Highlights: February 15 - 21, 2015

Posted Thursday, February 12, 2015 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member HighlightsMember News Florida Hospital Centra Care Carrollwood Grand Opening Celebration! M.E. Wilson Celebrates 95th Anniversary Chamber Member Companies Now Hiring Englander Fischer LLP Seeking Rainmaker/Complementary Law ...

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Member Highlights: February 8 - 14, 2015

Posted Tuesday, February 10, 2015 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member HighlightsMember News Hill Ward Henderson Proud Sponsor of Gasparilla Festival of the Arts Adam Scott and Matt Kuchar Join Valspar Championship Tournament Bush Ross, P.A. President to be Featured Speaker at 39th Annual ...

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Startup Scholars Profile: No Mo Nausea Band

Posted Tuesday, February 10, 2015 By tampachamber

During the birth of her second child, Jacqueline Darna experienced severe problems with nausea. “I kept vomiting in the operating room and post-operatively. I couldn’t enjoy my beautiful baby girl because I felt so miserable,” she ...

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Leadership Tampa Class of 2015 Health Sciences Day

Posted Wednesday, February 4, 2015 By tampachamber

By: Jeremy Daniel, Regenerative Medicine SolutionsLT ’15 enjoyed a great day last Wednesday on Health Sciences Day as the class was introduced to a few of the leading medical facilities that make Tampa such a unique and innovative medical ...

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Member Highlights: February 1 - 7, 2015

Posted Monday, February 2, 2015 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member HighlightsMember News NOW HIRING: Ashley Furniture Seeks Business Systems Analyst Valspar Championship Presented by BB&T PGA Tour Tickets now available, click for discount codeMember Events Feb. 6 - 9: International ...

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Ambassador of the Quarter: Terry R. Kuhn, CPA

Posted Thursday, January 29, 2015 By tampachamber

Congratulations to Terry R. Kuhn, a certified public accountant with Brimmer, Burek & Keelan, LLP, for being our Ambassador of the Quarter! Terry’s love for his hometown and the community he grew up in sparked his interest in becoming more ...

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Startup Scholars Profile: LilyPad Solutions

Posted Wednesday, January 28, 2015 By tampachamber

While working as the Executive Vice President of Actsoft, a Tampa-based technology company, Eric Rabinovitz and his team uncovered a trend that would spark the initial idea for LilyPad Solutions.“Sales teams were implementing Actsoft’s ...

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Member Highlights: January 25 - 31, 2015

Posted Monday, January 26, 2015 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member HighlightsMember News Port Tampa Bay Emphasizes Focus on Future at Successful 2015 State of the Port Event January 29 Performance of Stageworks Theatre's Birds of a Feather to Benefit Metro Wellness County Commissioner ...

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Prestigious Parke Wright, III Recognition Awarded to Renée Vaughn

Posted Thursday, January 22, 2015 By tampachamber

Leadership Tampa Alumni today announced that Renée Vaughn has been recognized as the 2014 Parke Wright, III Award winner at its annual meeting. Vaughn, president of Williams Consulting Group, has been in the Tampa Bay area for more than 30 ...

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Startup Scholars Profile: Hannah's Shoebox

Posted Thursday, January 22, 2015 By tampachamber

When Colette Glover-Hannah couldn’t find cute kids’ shoes to fit her 6-year-old daughter, the idea of Hannah’s Shoebox was born.“After years of frustration in finding age-appropriate shoes for my daughter whose shoe size has ...

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Member Highlights: January 18 - 24, 2015

Posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member HighlightsMember News Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to Recognize Citizens’ Environmental Commitment Copa Airlines Promotional Fares to Panama and Beyond Intensive Code School, The Iron Yard, Offers $500 Scholarship for ...

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Open Position at the Tampa Chamber: Events Manager

Posted Thursday, January 15, 2015 By tampachamber

We are hiring! The Chamber is currently accepting resumes for the following position:Events ManagerPlease click on the above link to download the detailed job description and required qualifications. To apply for the Events Manager position, please ...

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Member Highlights: January 11 - 17, 2015

Posted Tuesday, January 13, 2015 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member HighlightsMember News Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital Announce West Florida Health, a New Jointly Owned Not-for-Profit Health Care Company Port Tampa Bay Partners With Florida-Based Business Continuity ...

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Member Highlights: December 14 - 20, 2014

Posted Thursday, December 18, 2014 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member Highlights:Member News All Children's Hospital Reminder to Parents: New Child Restraint Law Takes Effect January 1 Laser Spine Institute Breaks Ground on $56 Million Headquarters Hancock Bank Regional President Eric Obeck ...

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Leadership Tampa: #LTMediaDay

Posted Wednesday, December 17, 2014 By tampachamber

By Laura Crouch, TECO Energy Laura Crouch On December 3, the Ybor City office of ChappellRoberts was buzzing as the Leadership Tampa Class made their way in to collect name tags, bus buddy assignments and a quick coffee as we prepared for another ...

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Member Highlights: December 7 - 13, 2014

Posted Thursday, December 4, 2014 By tampachamber

Inside this Week's Member HighlightsMember News Valspar Championship Presented By BB&T Community Drivers Program Continues With the First Tee of Clearwater Redesigned Contract Furniture Website Launched by Bayshore Solutions All Children’s ...

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Leadership Tampa: Education Day

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2014 By Stephanie Russell Krebs

By: Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D., The University of Tampa Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D. My Leadership Tampa Education Day started like a typical day (just a tad earlier). I got up bright and early and went into my 8-year-old daughter’s ...

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Chamber Transportation Survey Results

Posted Wednesday, November 12, 2014 By tampachamber

By: Michael Maurino, Government Relations Coordinator, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce completed a survey of more than 2,500 people on transportation issues, and found that respondents seek an improved ...

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Diploma-See 2014

Posted Tuesday, November 11, 2014 By Stephanie Newton

By: Stephanie Newton, Community Outreach Committee Am I relatable? Will they think I’m a phony? Is the ONE bag of candy enough to appease them? These were just a few of the questions racing through my mind as our group of Junior Achievement ...

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Ambassador of the Quarter: Jonathan Browy

Posted Wednesday, November 5, 2014 By tampachamber

Congratulations to Jonathan Browy, a commercial banker with Synovus Bank, for being our Ambassador of the Quarter! Jonathan has been a commercial banker for over 20 years. He returned to the Tampa Bay area in 2000, after five years in New York. ...

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Facebook Small Business Boost Comes to Town

Posted Tuesday, October 28, 2014 By Pat Huston

By: Pat Huston, Business Consultant - SBDC Hillsborough County Just in case you missed it……here are a few of their suggested tips. For your Facebook page: Cover photo: NO text please. This is your biggest piece of real ...

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