The Tampa Bay Partnership is an organization focused on stimulating economic growth and economic development in the Tampa Bay area via corporate relocation and business expansion. The Tampa Bay Partnership works with businesses in the counties of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota; and the metropolitan areas of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Lakeland, Clearwater, Sarasota, Bradenton, and Winter Haven to attract relocating businesses and encourage corporate expansion into Florida by offering relocation assistance, commercial real estate services and other support.
Incorporated in 1994, the Tampa Bay Partnership has formulated alliances with numerous Florida businesses covering a wide range of disciplines, including construction, commercial real estate, financial, and non-profit efforts. The Tampa Bay Partnership also works with the chambers of commerce in Tampa, and other cities around the Tampa Bay area.
With the financial backing of nearly 160 public and private businesses in the Tampa Bay area, the Tampa Bay Partnership encourages new business opportunities, current business relocation and corporate expansion, better quality of life for residents, and an improved education system.
The Tampa Bay Partnership is chaired by Chuck Sykes, president & CEO of Sykes Enterprises; Mike Vail, president & CEO of Sweetbay Supermarket sits as vice chair; and the secretary / treasurer is Bob McCann, Nielsen. Stuart Rogel serves as president & CEO of the Tampa Bay Partnership.