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Growing Smarter business in the Sunshine City.

The St. Pete Chamber of Commerce is practically synonymous with the City of St. Petersburg itself. With a history dating back almost to the inception of the city, cultivating business and community here has long been a priority for the Chamber of Commerce and its dedicated members. Focused on innovation, excellence, and inclusivity the Chamber is always working to improve the local economic climate and enhance business opportunities in St. Pete. Currently engaged in the Grow Smarter Initiative, the Chamber along with the City, are targeting five job sectors projected to create a diverse economic environment. Other key goals include supporting the burgeoning Innovation District, holistic strategies to reduce poverty in South St. Pete, promoting the Sunshine City as a hub for entrepreneurial and startup activity, and supporting the growth ambitions of current companies.

Company Overview

Company Name

St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Year Established


Number of Employees



The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is focused on building a sustainable organization with a keen focus on our members, advocates at every level for those issues that change and protect the way we do business and lead on efforts to start new business, expand those already here and attract those who can contribute to our shared vision to grow smarter. All while providing a warm welcome to those who visit the Sunshine City every day!

Core values/mission statement

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce shall be the preeminent leader of business in order to ensure the economic growth and vitality of our community.

Company Leadership

Chris Steinocher

President & CEO

Christopher Steinocher is President and CEO of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce. He joined the Chamber in February of 2011 and is responsible for the vision, strategic direction and overall operations of the Chamber.

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