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Step into the heart of St. Petersburg and embark on a journey of discovery at the Inside St. Pete event, where newcomers and long-time residents alike are welcomed to explore the essence of our beloved city. This one-day immersive experience, hosted by the esteemed Leadership St. Pete Alumni Association and the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce offers attendees an exclusive opportunity to uncover the hidden gems and rich tapestry of St. Pete's history, culture, and institutions.

Here’s a brief overview of what to expect on this day where we’ll dive into the heart of St. Pete!
•Starting at 8:15 am, enjoy breakfast at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg's waterfront campus with welcome remarks from notable figures including Chris Steinocher, President & CEO of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Ken Welch, Chancellor Christian Hardigree from USF St. Petersburg, Jason Spears, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, and Allison McKown from Foley & Lardner.
•At 9:15 am, delve into St. Pete's rich history with Rui Farias from the St. Pete History Museum, followed by a closer look at the city's statistics at 10:15 am with Mike Swesey from the Economic Development Corporation and Caleb Peterson from Visit St. Pete Clearwater.
•At 11 am, a panel discussion on key local issues will feature prominent figures such as Jay Miller, Whit Blanton, Liz Abernethy, Jason Mathis, Kevin Hendrick, and Brandi Gabbard.
•Lunch at the Maritime & Defense Technology Hub follows at 12:30 pm, featuring insights from Gina Driscoll, Rich Lesniak, and Dave Wirth.
•Later, enjoy tours of significant sites including the Innovation District and Tropicana Field, followed by explorations of the Deuces and Imagine Museum. The day concludes with happy hour and networking at a local brewery starting at 5:15 pm.

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May 31 2024

Inside St. Pete

Organized by St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce

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May 31 2024 08:15 AM
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May 31 2024 06:00 PM
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