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TPD presents Chamber with Business Partnership of the Year Award

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014 By tampachamber

The Tampa Police Department presented the 2014 Business Partnership Award to the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO Bob Rohrlack and the Leadership Tampa and Leadership Tampa Alumni programs on May 1, 2014.The GTCC has personalized ...

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New World Economy: LT '14 Economic Development Day

Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014 By tampachamber

By Jill Witecki, Tampa Theatre A generation or two ago, Economic Development looked like steam and soot, steel and ships. But today’s economic engine is powered not by sweat equity, but by information and ingenuity. This “New World ...

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FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum in Tampa

Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014 By tampachamber

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Narayan Murthy, Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri and Shabana Azmi along with Indian CEO delegation to participate in FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum in Tampa6th April, 2014 - The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) ...

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Our Experience at Leadership Tampa's Tallahassee Retreat

Posted Wednesday, April 9, 2014 By tampachamber

Brian CummingsAttorney – Greenspoon Marder, P.A.Leadership Tampa Class of 2014Leadership Tampa’s Class of 2014 solidified its legacy as the Best Class Ever during the recent Tallahassee Retreat, a two-day tour of Florida’s capital ...

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Area Chambers Oppose Public Records Bills

Posted Wednesday, March 26, 2014 By tampachamber

Tampa, FL – The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce, Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce, South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, ...

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Leadership Tampa's Government Day

Posted Wednesday, March 26, 2014 By tampachamber

Brian CummingsAttorney – Greenspoon Marder, P.A.Leadership Tampa Class of 2014The top elected officials from the City of Tampa and Hillsborough County took their hands off the levers of power momentarily to spend time with Leadership ...

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Hope - Leadership Tampa's Health Sciences Day

Posted Wednesday, March 12, 2014 By tampachamber

By Jill Witecki, Tampa Theatre“Hope” is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soulAnd sings the tune without the wordsAnd never stops – at all- Emily DickinsonWe hadn’t been with our M2Gen tour guide for five minutes ...

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Leadership Tampa's Sports Day

Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2014 By tampachamber

by Linda Porter, Skanska USA Building Inc.The group met at the Forum downtown Tampa for Program 7 of our Leadership Tampa 2014. A quick rundown of the day’s activities before we loaded the buses was given at the Forum. Our first stop was ...

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The Brand You

Posted Monday, February 24, 2014 By tampachamber

Written by: Stephanie Newton of Synergy Health A recap of Feb. 19th’s Branding Yourself Event On Feb. 19th, Emerge Tampa Bay presented Branding Yourself 101 at Pepin Distributing. The sold out event featured keynote speaker Bruce Faulman, with ...

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Startup Scholars Feature of the Week: KeriCure

Posted Monday, February 24, 2014 By tampachamber

KeriCure Inc. is a woman-owned company founded in 2011 in the state of Florida. Since then, we have grown to 4 employees and a team of 8 student interns, all working towards the development of novel, effective wound care products.Our strong ...

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Startup Scholars Feature of the Week: Gurus

Posted Thursday, February 13, 2014 By tampachamber

Gurus are an eco-friendly, natural sandal based on an ancient Indian design worn by Mahatma Gandhi. Gurus are made from natural rubber that is sustainably sourced from the founders' family farms in India where rubber is hand-harvested from trees in ...

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Startup Scholars Feature of the Week: BambinOz

Posted Thursday, February 6, 2014 By tampachamber

BambinOz was founded by Carren Rieger, Tampa native and former Wall Street strategy consultant who moved to Australia in 2006. With a young baby and grandparents living in the United States and Germany, Carren quickly realized the challenges facing ...

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Open Position at the Chamber: Director of Membership

Posted Monday, February 3, 2014 By tampachamber

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting resumes for a Director of Membership. Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, a resume, three references and two writing samples: a) a letter requesting a meeting with a ...

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Startup Scholars Feature of the Week: Ambrosia Global

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014 By tampachamber

Ambrosia Global, LLC is a social enterprise dedicated to utilizing business as a vehicle to instill social equity around the world through products and services that empower mind, body, and spirit. Our team includes five passionate co-founders ...

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Leadership Tampa's Media Day

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014 By tampachamber

by Linda Porter, Skanska USA Building Inc.Ok, three months in and the Best Class EVER entered Media Day with great anticipation! We were given instructions for the day by our Day Chairs about Tweeting and told to use this technology throughout our ...

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The Power of Connections

Posted Thursday, January 23, 2014 By tampachamber

By Santino ProvenzanoKeith Ferrazi, New York Times bestseller and author of “Never Eat Alone”, a business self help guide to networking, once said “The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity”. The first time ...

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We Are Hiring!

Posted Thursday, December 19, 2013 By tampachamber

The Chamber is currently accepting resumes for the following positions: Government Relations Coordinator Program/Administrative CoordinatorClick on the respective positions to download the detailed job description and required qualifications. To ...

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Value and Importance of Mentoring- Paying it Forward

Posted Wednesday, December 4, 2013 By tampachamber

Joanne Sullivan, Keynote SpeechEmerge Tampa Bay Protege Graduation - December 3, 2013 Very likely you have had the experience of being mentored - as have I. In fact, paying it forward is what brings me here tonight. I am honored and delighted to be ...

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Leadership Tampa's Education Day: The Same Gray Matter

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013 By tampachamber

Jill Witecki, Director of Marketing & Community Relations, Tampa TheatreLeadership Tampa Class of 2014Not 48 hours before we boarded the buses for Leadership Tampa Education Day, I was on a different bus – an open-sided tour bus trundling ...

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Emerging with Influence 2013

Posted Wednesday, November 13, 2013 By tampachamber

The brand is you. Sima Dahl wants you to practice the art of intentional networking for brand you. Listen up job seekers, ladder climbers, and rainmakers. In this age of referral, you should exist in people’s mental rolodex as the thing that ...

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My Experience at Leadership Tampa's Law Enforcement Day

Posted Thursday, October 31, 2013 By tampachamber

Brian CummingsAttorney – Greenspoon Marder, P.A.Leadership Tampa Class of 2014As the sun was rising over Tampa, two deputies cautiously watched two buses pull up to the Falkenburg Road Jail and roll to a stop. The doors opened, but instead of ...

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