4R Strategy: The St. Pete Way

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® is working to help Greater St. Pete rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. Using the “4R’s framework in concert with the Florida Chamber of Commerce (Relieve, Reopen, Recover, and Reimagine), the Chamber is leading efforts to strengthen businesses, their employees, and their families by providing immediate relief needs, preparing for safe reopening, putting recovery plans into place, and reimagining  a more sustainable and resilient St. Pete.

For the latest news, updates, and relief resources, visit our resource guide at  stpete.com/prepare


Read more about the 4R’s Framework and strategy by clicking here.

The St. Pete Way


The St. Pete Chamber, in partnership with The Greenhouse, Grow Smarter St. Petersburg, and the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC), launched a series of relief efforts targeted at businesses, their employees, and underserved communities to support their immediate needs. These efforts included providing financial information, discounts on teleworking tools, marketing member businesses, and launching virtual learning sessions.


In addition to continued relief efforts, the Chamber and its partners will now also focus on what information businesses can look to as the state of Florida and the St. Petersburg community enter the various phases of reopening, while protecting public health.

In Case You Missed It

Coronavirus Impact Insights – Our Chamber launched a series of reports in partnership with the St. Pete Catalyst to bring together industry and community leaders to provide business intelligence to help local companies navigate the fallout from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Resilient St. Pete Chamber Member Offers – Chamber members and the St. Pete business community have shared ways they are helping to navigate the impacts of COVID-19 by offering free services, webinars, promotions, and more.

Virtual Webinars & Events – While we practice social distancing, the Chamber and our community partners are still working to bring you opportunities to get connected and stay informed as we navigate our current circumstances. We invite you to stay engaged virtually while we are unable to convene in person.

NEW Chamber Benefits & Services – In doing our part to help our members and the St. Pete business community during these times, we have added benefits and services to include in your business plan from joining our new Affinity Groups to job postings on the recently debuted Become St. Pete site.