ArticleType: Chamber News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Morgan Brochetti
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® to Host Legislative Recap
FEBRUARY 29, 2016 | St. Petersburg, FL – The 2016 Legislative Reception, an annual event of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® will be held on March 16th, 2016. With the 2016 Legislative Session closing on March 11th, the event will act as a recap of what was accomplished and how individuals and businesses in St. Petersburg will be impacted.
This legislative session, the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce joined several Pinellas chambers on a trip to Tallahassee to advocate for the legislative priorities of the business community. Representatives from the St. Petersburg Chamber championed the St. Petersburg Big Data Collaborative, reduction in the business rent tax, Pinellas County incubator and the Warehouse Arts District. To view the Chamber’s 2016 Legislative Agenda, visit stpete.com/legislative-priorities.
The Legislative Reception offers an interactive opportunity to discuss business victories and ongoing priorities from members of the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation. Topics of discussion will include the 2016-2017 state budget and continue the conversation on legislation and funding requests that didn’t make it out of the 2016 session.
This is an opportunity to connect with Senator Jeff Brandes, Representative Kathleen Peters, Representative Dwight Dudley and Representative Darryl Rouson.
When: Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
5:30PM to 7:30PM
Where: The Palladium Side Door
The Stavros Great Room
253 Fifth Avenue North Side Door
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Tickets: Chamber members $15
Information on sponsorships and tickets for the event can be found at stpete.com/legislativereception.
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,100 member businesses. Finding ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber is the voice of local business in St. Petersburg, providing leadership on important business and community issues.