Chamber Overview


We are an accredited organization recognized by business, government, education and community leaders. The Chamber is here to carry the banner for the business community, a responsibility we take seriously. We have a renewed commitment to advocacy - to be a business minded voice on public policy issues essential to your success, a healthy economy and an improved quality of life for all. We support the community’s small businesses by offering a wide-array of educational programs designed to foster growth among this key piece of our regional economy. But the true power of any group lies in the success of its individual members. That’s why the Chamber sponsors programs and events to help members expand their circle of contacts and provides valuable information and services to give them a competitive edge.

The Chamber was built around the belief in responsibility for the greater good of the community at large. Today, we still share that commitment. We work hard to ensure that this is a community we can be proud of. A place where we can be successful in our business endeavors, and where we are comfortable raising our families. The Chamber is committed to doing all we can to ensure that our community continues to be that kind of place.

By joining with the Tampa Bay Chamber, you gain the power to enable your own business to succeed and, at the same time, you enrich the economy and lifestyle of our entire community.

Influential Advocacy

An integral component of the Chamber’s mission is to communicate the views of the business community to elected policy makers and to hold government accountable to business success.

Issue Identification

Help define the policy priorities of the Tampa Bay business community. We will empower you to call attention to legislation on which you feel the Chamber should take a position.

Selected Official Engagement

Foster relationships with elected officials at the federal, state and local level to make certain the opinions of members are known to those key decision makers.

Public Policy Events

Attend any of several events each year designed to give you a better understanding of key public policy issues that could have an effect on your business or the Tampa Bay community.

Innovative Leadership

The Chamber immerses your business into a leadership framework that promotes personal development and provides community research initiatives. Your Chamber membership gives you an opportunity to be an active participant in the growth of the greater Tampa region.

Caucus Groups

Provide leadership to the community by researching topics such as alternative financing for professional sports facilities, international commercial aviation and transportation.

Leadership programs

Experience Tampa in an incredibly in-depth way with Leadership Tampa. Develop community leadership skills through Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay, our young professionals group.


Gain an insider’s view of another major city’s success and put these new ideas to work locally in Tampa Bay.

Increased Opportunities

New paths to success open up after joining the Chamber. You’ll have an opportunity to engage your employees in new educational programs, networking events and programming focused on Tampa Bay’s most important issues.

One of the recipients of the prestigious Small Business of the Year Awards

Competitive Edge Series

Learn from dynamic industry experts who will provide practical applications of their experience for immediate implementation in your business.

Membership Events

Engage in discussion with a panel of policy experts or participate in one of the monthly networking events – the Chamber facilitates powerful relationship building opportunities.

More Information

For more information, contact:
Rosanne Versaggi | Director, Membership