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We lead on efforts impacting our businesses and entire St. Pete community. We welcome and convene visitors, residents, artists, entrepreneurs and all business owners in one, central home where we learn and collaborate on important issues, promote each other, and move forward to create a St. Pete where we all thrive. Together.

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Mayor Ken Welch Announces New RFP Process for Tropicana Field Site Redevelopment

June 29, 2022

June 29, 2022 — Today, Mayor Ken Welch announced that the City of St. Petersburg has canceled the current RFP process for the Tropicana Field site redevelopment and will launch a new one in mid-August. At the press conference, Welch committed to having a developer selected by the end of…

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TBARTA is accepting applications for city reps to its Citizens Advisory Committee.

June 21, 2022

TBARTA (Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority) is accepting applications for a St. Petersburg City representative to its Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC is made up of residents and businesses from across the five-county TBARTA region.  Meeting 9 times a year, CAC members volunteer their time to advise the TBARTA Board on a range…

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LSP Class of 2022 Announces New Clam Bayou Logo

May 6, 2022

The last few weeks have brought about lots of excitement for the Leadership St. Pete® Class of 2022! Not the least of which is the debut of this beautiful addition to the legacy they are leaving behind, a logo that was created by local creative marketing and advertising agency, FKQ.…

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The Ribbon Cutting at The Barn UPT

Celebrating: The Barn UPT’s Ribbon Cutting

April 1, 2024

The Ribbon Cutting at The Barn UPT The Barn UPT: Ribbon Cutting and Beyond  Introducing The Barn UPT: This past week, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce had the privilege of commemorating a significant milestone for one of our cherished community gems, The Barn UPT. Celebrating its first anniversary with…

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Entrepreneurial Academy: Mattie’s Story to Success

March 25, 2024

Fall 2023 Entrepreneurial Academy Graduation Mattie Velasco’s Story: Struggles – The Entrepreneurial Academy – Success Introduction to Mattie & The Spring Entrepreneurial Academy As we look forward to the Spring 2024 Entrepreneurial Academy, we’re inspired by stories of transformation. Mattie Velasco’s journey, in particular, stands out. From her battles with addiction…

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Egmont Key Lighthouse

Egmont Key: Past, Present and Future

March 25, 2024

Tara Hubbard giving a tour to The St. Pete Chamber and our members during their ribbon cutting. Egmont Key: A Legacy of Conservation, History, and the Hubbard Family’s Dedication Introduction We recently did a Ribbon Cutting for the Egmont Key Ferry at Fort Desoto. That is where we learned so…

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