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We’re better together.
We’ve witnessed it on critical policy issues. We’ve experienced it in landing major projects for our region. We exemplified collaboration during the recent Republican National Convention. When working on goals for our region, we are better together.
The Tampa Bay Partnership’s Annual Community Update presents the opportunity to not only celebrate what we have accomplished over the past year and thank those involved, but also focus on the year ahead. Keynote speaker, Carol Johnson, will challenge the Tampa Bay community as a whole to take ownership of the opportunities ahead and commit to working together to create a stronger, more prosperous region. In addition, we will elect our 2013 Officers and recognize our Chair’s Cup for Excellence in Regionalism honorees.
2012 Chair's Cup for Excellense in Regionalism
This year, the Chair's Cup for Excellence in Regionalism is awarded to three outstanding regional leaders. Please join us as we celebrate this year's awardees for their regional leadership:
This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions, exhibited leadership, and advocated for resources to enhance the economic development in the
Tampa Bay region.
Carol is a proven sales expert and the founder of Continuous Dialog, a professional consulting company specializing in economic development and community development sales training. Private and Public organizations have realized tremendous success and return on investment from the Continuous Dialog proven methods, practical skills and commitment to application. Clients include states, utilities, chambers, Fortune 500 companies, public and private partnerships, cities and associations. Carol is an outstanding trainer, speaker, coach and facilitator.
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Tampa Bay Partnership
The Tampa Bay Partnership is an organization focused on stimulating economic growth and economic development in the Tampa Bay area via corporate relocation and business expansion. The Tampa Bay Partnership works with businesses in the counties of Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Citrus, Hernando, Manatee, Polk, and Sarasota; and the metropolitan areas of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Lakeland, Clearwater, Sarasota, Bradenton, and Winter Haven to attract relocating businesses and encourage corporate expansion into Florida by offering relocation assistance, commercial real estate services and other support.
Incorporated in 1994, the Tampa Bay Partnership has formulated alliances with numerous Florida businesses covering a wide range of disciplines, including construction, commercial real estate, financial, and non-profit efforts. The Tampa Bay Partnership also works with the chambers of commerce in Tampa, and other cities around the Tampa Bay area.