Tampa Bay EDC

Florida’s Hottest Business Destination

 Voted Florida’s best city by Forbes and one of Time Magazine’s greatest places in the world, Tampa’s got the talent your business needs to thrive, a welcoming community that supports your success, and an unmatched quality of life.

Experience Tampa for yourself and discover why so many companies and people are choosing to build their future here.

Target Industries

The EDC recruitment and retention efforts focus on attracting high-wage jobs to the Tampa area in these key sectors:


Our fingerprints are all over this region as we help shape its economic future. The global recognition Tampa Bay is receiving is unprecedented. But the strategic partnerships and initiatives we’ve created are going to help us claim an even larger share of the international spotlight.

– Joe Lopano, CEO of Tampa International Airport, and 2024 Chair of the Tampa Bay EDC.

We’re closer than you think

Access to 34 million consumers within a 8-hour drive

Home to Florida's largest seaport, Port Tampa Bay

Nonstop service to 90+ domestic and international destinations via Tampa International Airport

Circle of Champion Investors

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Quality of Life

Cost of Living in Tampa Bay

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