Get ready to RISE: Three weeks till EDC’s Annual Meeting

September 21, 2017

Only three weeks left to buy your 2017 Annual Meeting tickets and secure your sponsorships!

On Tuesday, October 17, hundreds of community and business leaders will celebrate the rise of Tampa and Hillsborough County as a top business destination at Amalie Arena for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s signature event.

Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket. Several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well, including the pre-event sponsorship. This opportunity, valued at $5,000, offers one company the exclusive sponsorship of the cocktail reception held before the program. The sponsorship includes eight tickets, recognition from the stage during the program, and logo inclusion on signage as well as event marketing materials, among other benefits.

After the pre-event reception, the program kicks off at 6 p.m. with Tampa Hillsborough EDC Craig J. Richard and the current and future chairmen, Dr. Ken Atwater, President of Hillsborough Community College, and Dr. Alan List, President and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, highlighting the 2017 fiscal year’s big wins and progress on strategic economic development initiatives. The post-event reception, featuring a buffet, beer and wine, will be held on the Bud Light Party Deck, overlooking downtown Tampa.

Thank you to our sponsors who make the Annual Meeting possible:
– Host Sponsor: Tampa Bay Lightning
– Premier Sponsor: Tampa Electric & Peoples Gas: An Emera Company
– Presenting Sponsor: Hillsborough Community College
– Promotional Sponsors: Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa General Hospital, Moffitt Cancer Center
– Media Sponsor: Tampa Bay Business Journal

If you are interested in learning more about the remaining sponsorship opportunities, please contact Avril Stinson at (813) 518-2642 or

For more information on the 2017 Annual Meeting, visit