In 2014, the City of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Chamber began a comprehensive process to enhance the city’s competitive position to support diverse, economic growth now and in the future. St. Petersburg’s Grow Smarter Strategy aligns the many community organizations involved in economic development efforts and provides a road map for each cooperative to cohesively operate towards the same goal.

One Community.
One Strategy.

5 Target Job Sectors

The Grow Smarter Strategy specifically identifies target industry sectors primed for growth and development in the City.


From demographics figures and economic facts to photography and information about the local arts scene, the Grow Smarter Toolkit is a one stop resource to assist local businesses as they work to promote the City.

 ✔︎ Copy about St. Pete
 ✔︎ Visuals of the City
 ✔︎ Facts & Demographics
 ✔︎ Recruiting Resources


Grow Smarter Tool Kit