St. Pete EDC’s Meet the Projects event connects firms to new local network

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (August 21, 2019) — St. Petersburg Area EDC Investors joined representatives from companies the organization has assisted to facilitate expansion and relocation projects for the second annual 'Meet the Projects 2019.'

The forum, hosted by the Tampa Bay Rays and sponsored by the Don Cesar provided the opportunity for high-growth companies and firms that may be new to the area, to engage with what the EDC calls their new St. Pete network.

From left: Brad Wright of Protect My Car, J.P. DuBuque of Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC, Brian Auld of Tampa Bay Rays, Todd Gehrke of Don Cesar

"Meet the Projects provides an opportunity for our project companies to connect with our investors who have the capacity to help them be even more successful in St. Pete, in one way or another," EDC President, J.P. DuBuque said.

Companies in attendance at the 2019 Meet the Proejects represented aquaculture, technology solutions, and financial services, among other industries.

EDC Investors John Eveland of VHB and Chad Nuss of InsideOut

Protect My Car

Dynasty Financial Partners

NIX United

BNO Creative Agency

Sage Legion

Lost Coast Oysters

Bama Sea Products

The EDC's investor base has grown to include more than 60 companies in the two and a half years since it was founded. Meet the Projects is an annual event exclusive to EDC investors.

A huge thank you to the Don Cesar and the Tampa Bay Rays for making this event possible.

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