Here is a listing of some of our more recent Public Policy events.

Legislative Wrap-Up

Tue., Jun. 9, 2020

11:00am - Noon

Via Zoom Webinar

In these extraordinary times of the COVID-19, please join the Tampa Bay Chamber and our legislative delegation for reflections on the 2020 session, including analyzing Florida’s response to the current pandemic, and a preview of 2021.

Moderator – Peter Schorsch

Confirmed Attendees

Florida House

  • Rep. James Grant (Dist. 64)
  • Rep. Dianne Hart (Dist. 61)
  • Rep. Adam Hattersley (Dist. 59)
  • Rep. Lawrence McClure (Dist. 58)
  • Rep. Wengay “Newt” Newton (Dist. 70)
  • Rep. Jackie Toledo (Dist. 60)
  • Rep. Susan Valdes (Dist. 62)
  • Rep. Jennifer Webb (Dist. 69)

Face The Chamber

Wed., May 27, 2020

8:00 - 9:15am

via Zoom Webinar

Mayor Castor was born, raised and educated in Tampa. She graduated from Chamberlain High School Class of 77, attended the University of Tampa on an athletic scholarship and joined the Tampa Police Department. She bought her first home in Seminole Heights in 1982 and has never left.

Mayor Castor served 31 years at the Tampa Police Department as a beat cop patrolling every inch of this city working her way up to be Tampa’s first woman Police Chief. Jane has dedicated her life to protecting our city making Tampa a safe place for our residents.

Mayor Castor knows the importance of getting residents involved and invested in their neighborhoods. Respecting where folks come from and the paths they have traveled to call Tampa home.

Conversations with Chris Sprowls of the Florida House

Thu., May 21, 2020

1:30 - 2:30pm

via Zoom Webinar

Join the Tampa Bay Chamber, and the business community, for a conversation with Rep. Chris Sprowls, Speaker-Designate of the Florida House. This is the second of our two-part series of dialogues between the business community and leadership from Florida's House and Senate – a critical time, given that both leaders are from Tampa Bay.

Conversations with Wilton Simpson of the Florida Senate Webinar

Wed., May 27, 2020

8:00 - 9:15am

via Zoom Webinar

Join the Tampa Bay Chamber, and the business community, for a conversation with Wilton Simpson, President-Designate of the Florida Senate. Senator Wilton Simpson, President-Designate, Florida Senate has served as a member of the Florida Senate since 2012. He currently represents the 10th district, which includes Citrus, Hernando, and part of Pasco County, and previously represented the 18th district from 2012 to 2016. This is part one of a two part series of dialogues between the business community and leadership from Florida's House and Senate – a critical time, given that both leaders are from Tampa Bay.