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Monday 8 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 8 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am to 5 pm
Thursday 8 am to 5 pm
Friday 8 am to 5 pm
- Website tampachamber.com
- Founded in1928
- Presidents nameBob Rohrlack
- Ribbon cuttings in last year27+
- Has members1200+
- Employees it represents5000+
- Last year events52+
- Approximate attendees1000+
Chamber Serves In
Tampa Bay Area, St. Petersburg
Focus Area of the Chamber
Business Advocacy, Small Business
About Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is a leading membership-driven local chamber located in Tampa, Florida. It has members all across Tampa Bay Area, St. Petersburg. It was founded in 1928 and is a registered member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement broadly covers and conveys - To serve our members and enhance our community by building business success.
Working as a Tampa’s small business community, the Chamber has created strategic partnerships within the local business network, which has resulted in a mutually beneficial relationship.
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is committed to focus on Business Advocacy, Small Business. It leverages the expertise of local government, city council members and community representatives to develop pro-business initiatives. For strengthening, referring and connecting local businesses, the organization also works with Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).
The organization helps small businesses in added promotion through chambers social media, relocation and expansion support, providing market information, providing group health, opportunity to be listed in the chamber of commerce visitor guide, business owners can attend ongoing training & education sessions, business advocacy for your business, getting name in online membership directory, promoting broader pro-business initiatives, new member mentoring program, developing business network, influencing government by becoming a voice of business, free chamber newsletter with offers and other local businesses information, getting more customer referrals, providing legislative services, directing access to chamber events and programs, access to exclusive resources, valuable partnership opportunities through business - event tie ups, SEO benefits with website citation, marketing and sponsorship opportunities through digital as well as physical mailers.
The Chamber has many benefits, services and discounts that it offers to its membership holders. Some of the benefits include understanding international trade commission, finding federal government contracting opportunities, managing business finances, buying and leasing business equipment’s, starting and growing new business, getting help in state and federal online business registration, recruitment and finding right candidate, applying and getting permit and vendor license, developing HR policies and human resource management, technical assistance training, small business administration, setting up business expansion strategies, small business loans and commercial finance, budgeting and financial forecasting, improving operational efficiency, improving marketing strategies, business relocating or expanding to new locations help, import and export assistance and many more.
The trade union has a wide variety of events from monthly networking mixers to annual luncheons to build and enhance member businesses. It offers engaging events such as Military Appreciation Awards, Women of Influence Luncheon, Small Business of the Year Awards, Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay, Annual Meeting.
Tampa Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Wells Fargo, Accenture, bank of America, Centurylink, Citi, Coca Cola, PNC bank for the economic development and growth of greater Tampa, Florida.