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Visit Tampa Bay launches $1 million campaign to promote regional event spaces

Visit Tampa Bay is launching a $1 million campaign to help promote event meeting spaces in Tampa Bay, targeting meeting professionals and associations across the United States. Referencing the upgrades

New business openings are at an all-time high, according to Yelp

New business growth is at an all-time high in the United States, according to a recent Yelp report. More businesses were opened between January and July of 2023, in comparison

Ports & Planes: Updates from the people and goods movers of Tampa Bay

The business of moving people and goods is a major economic driver in the Tampa Bay region.  Because of the favorable central location of the airports and ports in the

Florida ranks no. 8 on Shopify’s Entrepreneurship Index

Shopify, an e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, partnered with Deloitte to leverage its data and network to create the Shopify Entrepreneurship Index, a dataset that measures entrepreneurship. According to

Economic Development 2023: The business of money

Tampa Bay Business & Wealth reached out to two banking executives and a wealth management firm and asked, “What should our readers know about the financial services industry in 2023?”

Five takeaways from the St. Petersburg Area EDC’s Annual Meeting (PHOTOS)

The St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corp. celebrated five years of impact, at the Don Cesar, last week. Since the organization’s founding in 2016, it has announced nearly 2,000 jobs,

Leaders in banking, real estate and tourism share their thoughts heading into 2022

Tampa Bay Business and Wealth reached out to leaders in their respective industries to see what trends they are seeing and what they mean. Here’s what they had to say.

Clearwater is moving forward as a greener, and cleaner, city

By Sheridan Boyle, sustainability coordinator, City of Clearwater Sustainability means different things to different people. Some people might think of recycling and others might think of solar panels or growing

How telemedicine is changing health care for practitioners and patients

By Kathy Hargreaves, CPA/CFP/CPC & Dawn Morgan, CPA COVID has been a disrupter for change everywhere and it has permanently altered our expectations about the way physicians, and other providers,

In his final days as director of Florida Division of Emergency Management, Jared Moskowitz speaks up

A young man in a perpetual hurry, Jared Moskowitz has been in public life for 15 years and he’s only 40. After earning his BA in political science at George

Expiration of the PPP program is drawing near: FAQs about Rounds 1, 2 & 3

By Drew Limsky, editor-in-chief, South Florida Business and Wealth OVERVIEW Round 1, as part of the 2.2 trillion CARES Act signed by President Trump in March 2020, came with lots

Corporate America responds to Capitol assault

By Drew Limsky, Editor in chief at South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine In a show of force that seems not to be partisan but rather a striking and surgical