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Baker McKenzie Chooses Tampa for Global Center, Set to Create 300+ Jobs

    Tampa, Florida, USA, October 17, 2018 — Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie today announced plans for a new Center in Tampa, Florida in the United States, which will create more than 300 new high-quality jobs.   An innovative hub, connected with the Firm’s offices globally, the Tampa Center will provide expert support to Baker McKenzie and its global clients — for example, in Legal Services, Finance, IT, Knowledge Management, Operations, Business Development, Marketing and Communications, and Talent. … Continued

Tampa Hillsborough EDC caps off milestone year at Annual Meeting

  CEO Craig Richard introduced new executive committee, honored Mayor Buckhorn with economic development award   Last night, more than 500 business and community leaders gathered at the Straz Center to celebrate the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation’s 2018 fiscal year.   President and CEO Craig Richard, along with 2018 chairman Dr. Alan List, recapped a year of numerous wins, including projects such as IRONMAN, MetLife, and Tampa Bay Brewing, international media coverage, the launch of Global Tampa Bay, and … Continued

EDC’s NY/NJ Business Mission a Resounding Success

Last week, I had the privilege of traveling to New York and New Jersey with a group of EDC Investors, Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and members of my team. Our purpose was threefold: First, to pay a call on companies that have invested in our market; second, to visit with a prospect and move our deal forward; and third, to bring Mayor Buckhorn before multiple business and financial media outlets to sell Tampa’s advantages to a national audience (read and view … Continued

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Baker McKenzie Chooses Tampa for Global Center, Set to Create 300+ Jobs

    Tampa, Florida, USA, October 17, 2018 — Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie today announced plans for a new Center in Tampa, Florida in the United States, which will create more than 300 new high-quality jobs.   An innovative hub, connected with the Firm’s offices globally, the Tampa Center will provide expert support to Baker McKenzie and its global clients — for example, in Legal Services, Finance, IT, Knowledge Management, Operations, Business Development, Marketing and Communications, and Talent. … Continued

Tampa Hillsborough EDC caps off milestone year at Annual Meeting

  CEO Craig Richard introduced new executive committee, honored Mayor Buckhorn with economic development award   Last night, more than 500 business and community leaders gathered at the Straz Center to celebrate the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation’s 2018 fiscal year.   President and CEO Craig Richard, along with 2018 chairman Dr. Alan List, recapped a year of numerous wins, including projects such as IRONMAN, MetLife, and Tampa Bay Brewing, international media coverage, the launch of Global Tampa Bay, and … Continued

EDC’s NY/NJ Business Mission a Resounding Success

Last week, I had the privilege of traveling to New York and New Jersey with a group of EDC Investors, Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and members of my team. Our purpose was threefold: First, to pay a call on companies that have invested in our market; second, to visit with a prospect and move our deal forward; and third, to bring Mayor Buckhorn before multiple business and financial media outlets to sell Tampa’s advantages to a national audience (read and view … Continued