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Monday, Jul 28, 2014

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Deadline approaches to apply for WaVE’s business accelerator

TAMPA — A mentorship program to help entrepreneurs take their tech startups to the next level is now taking applications. But the deadline is fast-approaching.
Published: 07/25/14

Port Tampa Bay granted $1.7 million for security projects

Port Tampa Bay was granted $1.7 million for three security projects through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Seaport Security Grant Program, the port said Friday.
Published: 07/25/14
Local visits power Scott's jobs message

Local visits power Scott's jobs message

“When you're running your whole campaign on jobs, it's nice to come to job announcements. It's working,” Gov. Rick Scott said, repeating a frequent slogan, while visiting a GE facility.
Published: 07/24/14

HUD says Hillsborough gave housing money to rich

TAMPA — Hillsborough County’s Affordable Housing program, a troubled department in county government on and off for decades, is again under fire for improperly spending more than $1 million in federal grant money....
Published: 07/24/14
Prospects for Tampa-area hotels strong, forecasters say

Prospects for Tampa-area hotels strong, forecasters say

TAMPA — Hotel occupancy in the Tampa metro region reached an all-time high over the first six months of 2014 and the outlook is expected to remain bright for the next couple of years, forecasters say.
Published: 07/24/14

Chamber orientation

South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors host a “Chamber 101: Who, What & Why,” at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Troy University, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Learn who is in a Chamber of Commerce, what they do and why the South Tampa Chambe...
Published: 07/24/14

Women-n-Charge

Join Women-n-Charge for networking and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive in Tampa. Guest speaker will be Kellye Dash, owner of the Busy Buddy, whose topic will be “Digital Clutter: Ti...
Published: 07/24/14

Tampa Career Fair

Meet face to face with the decision makers who are hiring sales, business development, marketing, customer service, retail and sales management professionals at the Tampa Career Fair, starting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa West...
Published: 07/24/14

Summer Business Expo

The RGA (Revenue Generating Activities) Small Business Summer Expo brings together business owners and decision makers to network, build new relationships and shop from vendors that provide products and services to help grow their business. The free ...
Published: 07/24/14

Chamber Coffee Connections

North Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Chatter Connections hosts Coffee Connections morning networking from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at Horizon Bay at Lutz, Brookdale Senior Living, 414 Chapman Road E., Lutz. The free event is open to the public and ...
Published: 07/24/14