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Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added 29,100 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 29,100 new private-sector jobs in 2016. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in December. Florida businesses created 237,300 private-sector jobs across the state during 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,262,100 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “Tampa businesses created 29,100 new jobs in 2016 and the area remains first in the state for online job demand and … Continued

New EDC videos win Gold, Platinum AVA Digital Awards

    Three videos created by the Tampa Hillsborough EDC and Diamond View Studios and Spectrum picked up Gold and Platinum AVA Digital Awards this month.   The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication.   The StandUp Tampa video, shown at our 2016 Annual Meeting, won a Platinum Award in the Cultural category. The video was produced by StandUp Tampa founding … Continued

Tampa Bay Intern Hiring Event Features Over 40 Opportunities

    HILLSBOROUGH & PINELLAS COUNTIES, Fla. – Tampa Bay Intern will host a hiring event featuring Tampa Bay employers seeking top talent to fill positions in healthcare, information technology, sales, plus much more. Opportunities available will include paid internships and full-time roles for recent graduates.   The no-cost event will be held Tuesday, January 24th at the EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College (13805 58th Street North) in Clearwater from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Sponsors include: Enterprise, The Penny Hoarder, Canterbury … Continued

Blue Line Associates’ HQ relocation, Cott Corp.’s expansion add 210 new jobs to Hillsborough County

    Friday the 13th gets a bad rap for being an unlucky day, but it was an auspicious one for our community. On that date last week, Governor Scott announced two EDC projects – a corporate relocation and existing business expansion – that together will add more than 200 new high-wage jobs and $2.8 million in capital investment in Tampa and Hillsborough County.   Professional services firm BlueLine Associates (BLA) announced its decision to relocate its global headquarters from … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Greenberg Traurig

    Greenberg Traurig, P.A. is an international multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm provides integrated, business-focused legal and government affairs services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative startups. Greenberg Traurig’s Central Florida practice, which includes offices in Tampa and Orlando, regularly represents clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors’ … Continued

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Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added 29,100 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 29,100 new private-sector jobs in 2016. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in December. Florida businesses created 237,300 private-sector jobs across the state during 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,262,100 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “Tampa businesses created 29,100 new jobs in 2016 and the area remains first in the state for online job demand and … Continued

New EDC videos win Gold, Platinum AVA Digital Awards

    Three videos created by the Tampa Hillsborough EDC and Diamond View Studios and Spectrum picked up Gold and Platinum AVA Digital Awards this month.   The AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication.   The StandUp Tampa video, shown at our 2016 Annual Meeting, won a Platinum Award in the Cultural category. The video was produced by StandUp Tampa founding … Continued

Tampa Bay Intern Hiring Event Features Over 40 Opportunities

    HILLSBOROUGH & PINELLAS COUNTIES, Fla. – Tampa Bay Intern will host a hiring event featuring Tampa Bay employers seeking top talent to fill positions in healthcare, information technology, sales, plus much more. Opportunities available will include paid internships and full-time roles for recent graduates.   The no-cost event will be held Tuesday, January 24th at the EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College (13805 58th Street North) in Clearwater from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Sponsors include: Enterprise, The Penny Hoarder, Canterbury … Continued

Blue Line Associates’ HQ relocation, Cott Corp.’s expansion add 210 new jobs to Hillsborough County

    Friday the 13th gets a bad rap for being an unlucky day, but it was an auspicious one for our community. On that date last week, Governor Scott announced two EDC projects – a corporate relocation and existing business expansion – that together will add more than 200 new high-wage jobs and $2.8 million in capital investment in Tampa and Hillsborough County.   Professional services firm BlueLine Associates (BLA) announced its decision to relocate its global headquarters from … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Greenberg Traurig

    Greenberg Traurig, P.A. is an international multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm provides integrated, business-focused legal and government affairs services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to innovative startups. Greenberg Traurig’s Central Florida practice, which includes offices in Tampa and Orlando, regularly represents clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors’ … Continued