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Top Talent Thrives in the Sunshine City

Once referred to as God’s waiting room, St. Petersburg is now a major talent hub for a broad range of industries. Within a 100 mile radius of St. Pete, there are 91 colleges and universities, including powerhouses like the University of Central Florida, Florida State University, and University of Florida. These institutions fuel the ‘Burg’s… Read more »

Top Talent Thrives in the Sunshine City

Once referred to as God’s waiting room, St. Petersburg is now a major talent hub for a broad range of industries. Within a 100 mile radius of St. Pete, there are 91 colleges and universities, including powerhouses like the University of Central Florida, Florida State University, and University of Florida. These institutions fuel the ‘Burg’s… Read more »

Virus or not; ‘Burgers stand together

The Sunshine City’s community-first spirit shines brighter now more than ever, as businesses band together during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Every ‘Burger from major corporate leaders to individual residents is stepping up to ensure St. Pete is supported during this difficult time. Uplifting Healthcare Heros While many of us are quarantined at home, thousands of… Read more »

NIX Launches an Online Initiative to Coordinate Volunteers’ Actions during the COVID-19 Outbreak

The challenges of the modern world require decisive action. That’s why NIX has engaged in the local non-profit initiative and developed an online platform that helps people affected by coronavirus pandemic to find help from local volunteers. The first website was launched in St.Pete, FL, and now NIX is ready to create a similar resource… Read more »

St. Petersburg Area EDC COVID-19 Business Resource Guide

As global concern about the current COVID-19 outbreak grows, it remains a top priority of the Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC to equip local businesses and our stakeholders with the resources and information that can be of assistance during as we work to navigate this rapidly changing situation. While our physical office is closed, EDC… Read more »

St. Pete Partners unite to support Local Restaurants through #CarryOutStPete

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (March 18, 2020) – Amid the current pandemic and pending economic downturn, local civic and business leaders are uniting to support St. Pete’s hospitality industry. On Friday, March 20 and March 27, St. Pete business owners have committed to purchasing 500 meals for their remote and on-site employees. Modern Business Associates, The… Read more »

St. Pete Brews Up more than Beer

By: Colleen Lachnicht Big things are brewing in St. Petersburg, and it’s not just business. The entrepreneurial and tech boom in St. Pete has piqued interest in many business owners, but what sets it apart from other start-up cities is the quality of life it offers to owners and employees alike. With a vibrant arts… Read more »

Silicon Shore: ST. PETE, FL

There’s a corporate sameness that is dulling the edge of tech meccas in America. But there’s one city that’s changing the game. Welcome to Silicon Shore. A haven for the brilliant minds fleeing 4-hour commutes and corporate buyouts. Companies are finding St Pete the perfect place to establish an Innovation Hub—where their investments go four… Read more »

St. Pete EDC Celebrates Milestone Third Year

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida– (Feb. 7, 2020) – Business and community leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation for the EDC’s third Annual Meeting on February 6 at the Vinoy Golf Club. The evening event, sponsored by PNC Bank, featured highlights from the EDC’s inaugural three years, a 2020 outlook, and a transition… Read more »

Sound Payments’ St. Pete office chips away at fraud at the gas pump

St. Pete Catalyst By: Margie Manning January 29, 2020 Jan. 28 Ribbon-cutting ceremony at Sound Payments St. Petersburg office included (from left), Mayor Rick Kriseman, Sound Payments President Andrew Russell, Florida Department of Agriculture External Affairs Director Stephanie McClung, St. Petersburg Area EDC President J.P. DuBuque, and Sound Payments Senior VP Bill Pittman. A Florida… Read more »

Good Grit Magazine: St. Petersburg, Florida

Good Grit’s ‘Gritty City’ features  guide you as you map out your next adventure and figure out what you cant miss along the way. Each  compact guide makes its way to your glove box, your favorite travel bag, or maybe your vision board. Keep the spirit of wanderlust alive throughout the year with our Gritty… Read more »

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