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WE GET THINGS DONE ADVOCACY | LEADERSHIP | OPPORTUNITY


The Chamber’s leadership discuss the Legislative Agenda with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

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INFLUENTIAL ADVOCACY

An integral component of the Chamber’s mission is to communicate the views of the business community to elected policy makers and to hold government accountable to business success.

ISSUE IDENTIFICATION

Chamber delegation returns from historic trip to Cuba

Help define the policy priorities of the Tampa Bay business community. We will empower you to call attention to legislation on which you feel the Chamber should take a position.

ELECTED OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENT

Foster relationships with elected officials at the federal, state and local level to make certain the opinions of members are known to those key decision makers.

PUBLIC POLICY EVENTS

Attend any of several events each year designed to give you a better understanding of key public policy issues that could have an effect on your business or the Tampa Bay community.

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INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP

Leadership Tampa, the nation’s third oldest leadership development program

The Chamber immerses your business into a leadership framework that promotes personal development and provides community research initiatives. Your Chamber membership gives you an opportunity to be an active participant in the growth of the greater Tampa region.

CAUCUS GROUPS

Provide leadership to the community by researching topics such as alternative financing for professional sports facilities, international commercial aviation and transportation.

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Experience Tampa in an incredibly in-depth way with Leadership Tampa. Develop community leadership skills through Emerge Tampa Bay, our young professionals group

BENCHMARKING

Gain an insider’s view of another major city’s success and put these new ideas to work locally in Tampa Bay.

Emerging Leader Award recipients Mike Griffin (second from left) and April Monteith (far right) pictured with past Emerge Tampa Bay Chairs Jessica Muroff (left) and Ryan Freking (second from right).


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INCREASED OPPORTUNITIES

One of the five recipients of the prestigious Small Business of the Year Awards

New paths to success open up after joining the Chamber. You’ll have an opportunity to engage your employees in new educational programs, networking events and programming focused on Tampa Bay’s most important issues.

COMPETITIVE EDGE SERIES

Learn from dynamic industry experts who will provide practical applications of their experience for immediate implementation in your business.

MEMBERSHIP EVENTS

The 2014 Dottie Berger MacKinnon Woman of Influence Award recipient Tampa Police Department Chief Jane Castor

Hit the links at the annual golf tournament, engage in discussion with a panel of policy experts or participate in one of the monthly networking events – the Chamber facilitates powerful relationship building opportunities. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Rosanne Versaggi | Director, Investor Relations | rversaggi@tampachamber.com Tracy Wilson | Director, Membership | twilson@tampachamber.com

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OUR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

Welcome to the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, where we get things done to better the business community. We are very active and engaged here at the Chamber and are working hard to help re-brand our community as an innovative and cool place to grow your business. The excitement around the Chamber’s success is evident by our SOLD-OUT events, consistent reognition by local media outlets and continued partnerships on local and international levels.

ADVOCACY

OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

The Chamber is focused on understanding the needs of our members and the business community to create “one voice” for transportation for the business community. We will catalyze a coalition of advocates to move Hillsborough towards a goal of transportation improvements.

Below are a few of our most recent accomplishments: R  ecognized as the 2013 Florida Chamber of the Year Florida Association of Chamber Professionals  eceived a four-star accredition from the U.S. Chamber R of Commerce, a designation held by the top two percent of all chambers in the country Legislative victories Strong record of sold-out signature events

An integral component of the Chamber’s mission is to communicate the views of the business community to our elected officials. Our goal is to advocate for policies to improve the competitiveness of the Greater Tampa area and state.

TRANSPORTATION

EDUCATION & BUSINESS COMMUNITY GAP

Education Connection is a partnership between the Chamber and our local educational institutions. This partnership was created to develop workforce talent, encourage industry leading research, and inspire meaningful relationships to create one of the most respected communities in the world.


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