On this episode of SPx, Joe sits down with Bob Glaser, president and CEO of Tampa Bay real estate titan, Smith & Associates. They compare St. Pete's Warehouse Arts District with Miami's Wynwood and talk possibilities of the Tropicana Field site. Glaser shares his expertise on hot topics like downtown development, housing, and what St. Pete needs to become a next tier city (it's probably not what you think).
Today, Working Women of Tampa Bay is the largest women’s networking group in Tampa Bay. It hosts hundreds of events each year (20+ events on average each month), and has reached 10,000-20,000 women over the last decade. But every business starts somewhere. Working Women of Tampa Bay started from a need of its founder, Jessica Rivelli.
Actor Henry Fonda, lured to the area with the promise of a day’s tarpon fishing, gave a speech at the Fort De Soto Park dedication ceremony on May 11, 1963. Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians performed, and 13 local girls competed for the title of Miss Fort De Soto. There was a waterski show, direct from Cypress Gardens, to hold the interest of the estimated 15,000 locals gathered on a miserably hot Saturday afternoon.
Robert Blacklidge knows what makes Florida great: great beaches and great companies. After starting nine companies and leading an expedition with StartUp Bus, Blacklidge is creating an experience that teaches entrepreneurship while exploring the world.
Rising Tide Innovation Center was established to meet the needs of small business owners, entrepreneurs, veterans, solo professionals, and STEM start-ups for a professional collaborative workspace in St. Petersburg.