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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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Florida Business Woman – Advocacy Feature

January 5, 2023

Florida Business Woman – Advocacy Feature Business & Professional Women – FL is a State Legacy Partner of the Business & Professional Women’s Foundation, the first foundation dedicated to conducting research and providing information solely about working women.  Founded in 1919, BPW has a long track record of promoting equity…

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Five local entrepreneurs to pitch their startups for a chance to win $5,000 in cash prize 

December 9, 2022

Five local entrepreneurs to pitch their startups for a chance to win $5,000 in cash prize St. Pete Pitch Night returns live on December 13, 2022 and features startup businesses ready to make an impact in St. Pete and beyond. The event celebrates the local entrepreneurial community while cheering on…

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Good ‘Burger Awards Shined Bright

November 11, 2022

Photo credit: Ryan McGibbany, Tampa Bay Photographer 2022 Good ‘Burger Shined Bright On Wednesday, November 9, the St. Pete community proved once again that it’s love and support is rain or shine. Despite a tropical storm warning and a little rain in St. Petersburg, ‘Burgers still showed up to celebrate…

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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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