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Resources available to Tampa businesses affected by Irma

    The Tampa Hillsborough EDC, along with our many local partners, want to see our community get back to work as soon as possible and continue to thrive.   With recovery efforts well under way, here are a few resources available to businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma:   Business Damage Assessment Survey  Small businesses that have incurred losses due to Hurricane Irma are asked to complete a Business Damage Assessment Survey, which will help the State Emergency Response Team … Continued

Tampa MSA sees exponential growth in Professional & Business Services

    From 2015 to 2016, the Tampa metro area saw growth of 6.2 percent in the Professional and Business Services industry alone. In the chart below, growth in Tampa is compared to the other metros in Florida: Miami, Orlando, and Jacksonville. While the Tampa MSA only has the second highest number of employees in the Professional and Business Services sector, it had the largest year-over-year growth at 6.2 percent, while Orlando came in second at 5.3, Miami following at … Continued

Cognizant expands operations in Tampa, adding 75 high-wage jobs

    In early September, Cognizant Technology Solutions, a global provider of business and technology services, announced an expansion of its Tampa operations. This expansion will be the company’s fourth facility in Tampa and will create 75 new jobs. Cognizant is one of the largest service providers to healthcare organizations in the U.S., and this Tampa expansion will focus mostly on services and support in the healthcare realm.   With more than 100 delivery and operations centers across the world, … Continued

EDC wins big at IEDC Annual Conference

    It may not have been the Emmys, but the Tampa Hillsborough EDC walked away with a handful of trophies at the IEDC Annual Conference’s awards ceremony this week.   The EDC received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of video/multimedia production for its Welcome to Tampa Bay video, as well as a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its most recent annual report, THRIVE.   The video, created and produced by award-winning Diamond View, … Continued

Get ready to RISE: Three weeks till EDC’s Annual Meeting

    Only three weeks left to buy your 2017 Annual Meeting tickets and secure your sponsorships!   On Tuesday, October 17, hundreds of community and business leaders will celebrate the rise of Tampa and Hillsborough County as a top business destination at Amalie Arena for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s signature event.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket. Several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well, including the pre-event sponsorship. This opportunity, valued at $5,000, … Continued

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Resources available to Tampa businesses affected by Irma

    The Tampa Hillsborough EDC, along with our many local partners, want to see our community get back to work as soon as possible and continue to thrive.   With recovery efforts well under way, here are a few resources available to businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma:   Business Damage Assessment Survey  Small businesses that have incurred losses due to Hurricane Irma are asked to complete a Business Damage Assessment Survey, which will help the State Emergency Response Team … Continued

Tampa MSA sees exponential growth in Professional & Business Services

    From 2015 to 2016, the Tampa metro area saw growth of 6.2 percent in the Professional and Business Services industry alone. In the chart below, growth in Tampa is compared to the other metros in Florida: Miami, Orlando, and Jacksonville. While the Tampa MSA only has the second highest number of employees in the Professional and Business Services sector, it had the largest year-over-year growth at 6.2 percent, while Orlando came in second at 5.3, Miami following at … Continued

Cognizant expands operations in Tampa, adding 75 high-wage jobs

    In early September, Cognizant Technology Solutions, a global provider of business and technology services, announced an expansion of its Tampa operations. This expansion will be the company’s fourth facility in Tampa and will create 75 new jobs. Cognizant is one of the largest service providers to healthcare organizations in the U.S., and this Tampa expansion will focus mostly on services and support in the healthcare realm.   With more than 100 delivery and operations centers across the world, … Continued

EDC wins big at IEDC Annual Conference

    It may not have been the Emmys, but the Tampa Hillsborough EDC walked away with a handful of trophies at the IEDC Annual Conference’s awards ceremony this week.   The EDC received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of video/multimedia production for its Welcome to Tampa Bay video, as well as a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its most recent annual report, THRIVE.   The video, created and produced by award-winning Diamond View, … Continued

Get ready to RISE: Three weeks till EDC’s Annual Meeting

    Only three weeks left to buy your 2017 Annual Meeting tickets and secure your sponsorships!   On Tuesday, October 17, hundreds of community and business leaders will celebrate the rise of Tampa and Hillsborough County as a top business destination at Amalie Arena for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s signature event.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket. Several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well, including the pre-event sponsorship. This opportunity, valued at $5,000, … Continued