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Tampa Hillsborough EDC, community partners celebrate Economic Development Week

    Without economic development efforts, our community would look much different than it does. The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and its many local partners came together the second week of May to celebrate the importance of economic development efforts in Tampa and Hillsborough County for Economic Development Week (EDW), originally started by the International Economic Development Council in 2016.   As the lead designated economic development agency for Tampa and Hillsborough County, the Tampa Hillsborough EDC made sure … Continued

Successful FDI mission to Frankfurt strengthens ties with German companies, partners

    Last week, the Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA) hosted a business development mission to Frankfurt, Germany marking its fifth regional mission together. The Germany mission was aimed at attracting foreign direct investment to the Tampa Bay region. With the addition of direct flights on Lufthansa, doing business between Tampa and Frankfurt has never been easier making Tampa Bay an ideal location for German companies interested in establishing a U.S. presence. The mission’s 15 participants, representing Hillsborough, Pinellas, and … Continued

Registration is now open for TBEA trade mission to Colombia

    The Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA) is now accepting applications and registration for their next export sales mission to Bogota, Colombia on September 27-30.   As the second largest export market for Florida and fourth largest economy in Latin America, Colombia is an excellent market for Tampa Bay companies looking to export. Exports to Colombia have increased 15 percent since the start of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, which eliminated import tariffs on 80 percent of U.S. consumer … Continued

2016 Annual Meeting videos, Annual Report score four more awards

    The Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s Marketing and Communications team and Investors Trickey Jennus, Spectrum, and Diamond View won four more awards for their work on the 2016 Annual Report and three exciting videos created for last October’s Annual Meeting.   The EDC’s “Welcome to Tampa Bay,” “THRIVE” and “StandUp Tampa” videos were selected as 2017 Communicator Award winners. The leading international awards program recognizes big ideas in marketing and communications, receiving more than 6,000 entries from companies and agencies … Continued

Looking for interns? The EDC can help!

    Thanks to partnerships with a variety of local organizations, the Tampa Hillsborough EDC provides valuable resources to businesses that help them thrive in Hillsborough County. Through CareerSource Tampa Bay, we are able to connect local employers with a pool of young professional talent looking for internship opportunities with the Tampa Bay Intern program.   Rather than search for interns on their own, the Tampa Bay Intern program allows companies to post internship opportunities and connect with potential hires … Continued

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Tampa Hillsborough EDC, community partners celebrate Economic Development Week

    Without economic development efforts, our community would look much different than it does. The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and its many local partners came together the second week of May to celebrate the importance of economic development efforts in Tampa and Hillsborough County for Economic Development Week (EDW), originally started by the International Economic Development Council in 2016.   As the lead designated economic development agency for Tampa and Hillsborough County, the Tampa Hillsborough EDC made sure … Continued

Successful FDI mission to Frankfurt strengthens ties with German companies, partners

    Last week, the Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA) hosted a business development mission to Frankfurt, Germany marking its fifth regional mission together. The Germany mission was aimed at attracting foreign direct investment to the Tampa Bay region. With the addition of direct flights on Lufthansa, doing business between Tampa and Frankfurt has never been easier making Tampa Bay an ideal location for German companies interested in establishing a U.S. presence. The mission’s 15 participants, representing Hillsborough, Pinellas, and … Continued

Registration is now open for TBEA trade mission to Colombia

    The Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA) is now accepting applications and registration for their next export sales mission to Bogota, Colombia on September 27-30.   As the second largest export market for Florida and fourth largest economy in Latin America, Colombia is an excellent market for Tampa Bay companies looking to export. Exports to Colombia have increased 15 percent since the start of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, which eliminated import tariffs on 80 percent of U.S. consumer … Continued

2016 Annual Meeting videos, Annual Report score four more awards

    The Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s Marketing and Communications team and Investors Trickey Jennus, Spectrum, and Diamond View won four more awards for their work on the 2016 Annual Report and three exciting videos created for last October’s Annual Meeting.   The EDC’s “Welcome to Tampa Bay,” “THRIVE” and “StandUp Tampa” videos were selected as 2017 Communicator Award winners. The leading international awards program recognizes big ideas in marketing and communications, receiving more than 6,000 entries from companies and agencies … Continued

Looking for interns? The EDC can help!

    Thanks to partnerships with a variety of local organizations, the Tampa Hillsborough EDC provides valuable resources to businesses that help them thrive in Hillsborough County. Through CareerSource Tampa Bay, we are able to connect local employers with a pool of young professional talent looking for internship opportunities with the Tampa Bay Intern program.   Rather than search for interns on their own, the Tampa Bay Intern program allows companies to post internship opportunities and connect with potential hires … Continued