Advocate For Our Future
We advocate on behalf of our members at the city, county, state and national levels. Get involved with one or more of our committees to help us continue to drive public policy that will continue to make St. Pete the best place to live, work, play, and visit.
In Case You Missed It
- April 28th: Public Policy Meeting
Updates from our government and agency partners as well as learn about our State, County, and City’s plans to reopen and recover from COVID-19. Watch the Video Recording
Public Policy Council
The Public Policy Council focuses on building and supporting the relationship between the business community and the public sector. It operates through a well-developed task force and committee system, advocating for issues affecting the economic growth and community vitality of St. Petersburg.
Committees and Task Forces
The Public Policy Council operates effectively through a well-developed Committee and Task Force system which studies each issue and informs the Council, with recommended positions.
The Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC)
The Chamber PAC provides members an opportunity financially support chamber initiatives. Funded through individual contributions, the Chamber PAC has a separate board governing its efforts.
Bright Spots Blog: Advocacy
Posted on 03/25/2020
Posted on 03/09/2020
Coffee Chats – These events are exclusive opportunities for Chamber members to engage with elected officials and governmental leaders in informal conversations.
Popcorn & Politics – At Popcorn & Politics, Chamber members are invited to network and learn about candidates before casting their vote.
St. Pete Day and Tallahassee Trip – The Chamber brings the best of St. Pete to the Florida Capitol to tell our story and lobby the legislature in support of our legislative priorities.
Now Trending – Members and non-members are invited to attend quarterly Now Trending lunches to help keep up with the current, on trend topics of St. Petersburg.