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.

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Election Season 2021

St. Pete City Elections are in motion in 2021. In an effort to keep our members updated on the candidates and potential candidates, the Chamber will be posting periodically on the filings and updates swirling around City Hall. Stay engaged with us to learn more.

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.

Legislative Agenda

The Chamber sets a legislative agenda to identify areas of focus for the growth of our city.

Advocacy Events

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.

Advocacy Investors


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Contact VP of Advocacy: Matt Lettelleir | mlettelleir@stpete.com