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IRONMAN expands Tampa headquarters

Donald Miralle/IRONMAN   Global endurance sports brand IRONMAN will add 70 jobs at its World Headquarters in Tampa, the company announced on Wednesday. IRONMAN, which has grown from a single triathlon to more than 250 events across 53 countries, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The company, which currently employs 160 here, will also lease an additional 10,000 square feet at the Lakeside office complex on W. Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.      “Since 1989 IRONMAN has had … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Tampa International Airport

  If you’re a Tampa Bay resident and frequent flier, you’re likely a devoted fan of Tampa International Airport. CEO Joe Lopano and the TPA team have been working steadily for years to ensure that passengers have a greater access to more domestic and international destination, a hassle-free experience getting into and out of the airport, and excellent food, drink, and gift options at the airsides.     The airport team just celebrated a huge milestone in their expansion project … Continued

Chairman’s Corner, Tapping into Tampa’s Singular Talent Asset: USSOCOM

Alan List, MD CEO, Moffitt Cancer Center 2018 Chairman, Tampa Hillsborough EDC     Recently a panel of retired and transitioning officers from US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) representing the Special Operations Forces Transition Assistance Resource (STAR) program shared insights into a valuable talent resource for Hillsborough County businesses with the EDC’s board of directors.   STAR helps members of the US Special Operations community prepare for transition to their Tampa-based civilian leadership careers by expanding their networks and understanding … Continued

Toward a new economic development narrative

    In January, I assumed the role of 2018 chairman of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the leading association for economic development professionals worldwide. In preparation for my term as chair, I thought long and hard about the current state of economic development practice and how economic developers could do a better job of communicating why what we do matters.   The timing here in Florida couldn’t be better for organizations like the Tampa Hillsborough EDC to step … Continued

Global Tampa Bay Mexico mission still accepting delegates

    Delegate positions are still available for Global Tampa Bay’s upcoming mission to Mexico City, Mexico.   The multi-day mission will include a country commercial briefing by the U.S. Embassy, a reception hosted by the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico as well as Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and plenty of other networking opportunities. Global Tampa Bay has also arranged for a tour of Mexico City’s new airport, which is the largest public infrastructure work in a century.   While the … Continued

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IRONMAN expands Tampa headquarters

Donald Miralle/IRONMAN   Global endurance sports brand IRONMAN will add 70 jobs at its World Headquarters in Tampa, the company announced on Wednesday. IRONMAN, which has grown from a single triathlon to more than 250 events across 53 countries, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The company, which currently employs 160 here, will also lease an additional 10,000 square feet at the Lakeside office complex on W. Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.      “Since 1989 IRONMAN has had … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Tampa International Airport

  If you’re a Tampa Bay resident and frequent flier, you’re likely a devoted fan of Tampa International Airport. CEO Joe Lopano and the TPA team have been working steadily for years to ensure that passengers have a greater access to more domestic and international destination, a hassle-free experience getting into and out of the airport, and excellent food, drink, and gift options at the airsides.     The airport team just celebrated a huge milestone in their expansion project … Continued

Chairman’s Corner, Tapping into Tampa’s Singular Talent Asset: USSOCOM

Alan List, MD CEO, Moffitt Cancer Center 2018 Chairman, Tampa Hillsborough EDC     Recently a panel of retired and transitioning officers from US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) representing the Special Operations Forces Transition Assistance Resource (STAR) program shared insights into a valuable talent resource for Hillsborough County businesses with the EDC’s board of directors.   STAR helps members of the US Special Operations community prepare for transition to their Tampa-based civilian leadership careers by expanding their networks and understanding … Continued

Toward a new economic development narrative

    In January, I assumed the role of 2018 chairman of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the leading association for economic development professionals worldwide. In preparation for my term as chair, I thought long and hard about the current state of economic development practice and how economic developers could do a better job of communicating why what we do matters.   The timing here in Florida couldn’t be better for organizations like the Tampa Hillsborough EDC to step … Continued

Global Tampa Bay Mexico mission still accepting delegates

    Delegate positions are still available for Global Tampa Bay’s upcoming mission to Mexico City, Mexico.   The multi-day mission will include a country commercial briefing by the U.S. Embassy, a reception hosted by the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico as well as Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and plenty of other networking opportunities. Global Tampa Bay has also arranged for a tour of Mexico City’s new airport, which is the largest public infrastructure work in a century.   While the … Continued