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Press Release – 2019 Mayoral Inaugural Ball

TAMPA, FL (March 8, 2019) – Every four years, The Economic Club of Tampa hosts the Mayoral Inaugural Ball celebrating the newly elected Tampa Mayor. This year’s black-tie event takes place on Wednesday, May 8th, from 7 to 10 p.m.... View Article

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It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our friend and long-time member Larry Wilder.

Update:  We have received information about Larry Wilder’s Celebration of Life Service. A Celebration of Life for Larry Wilder will be held Friday, July 27 6 pm Hyde Park United Methodist Church 500 West Platt Street Tampa, Florida In lieu of... View Article

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It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our friend, long-time member and past president, Mr. John W. McWhirter, Jr.  Esq.

We have been told that his service will be Saturday, June 30 at Saint Andrews Episcopal Church, Tampa at 11:00 a.m.  

Economic Club of Tampa Photo Gallery of the 2018 Florida Economic Forum and Economic Leader of the Year Award

Each year in the spring, the Economic Club of Tampa presents the Florida Economic Forum with proceeds benefiting the Hillsborough Education Foundation’s Take Stock in Children Program which provides scholarships, mentors and internships for at-risk high school students.  The event... View Article

The Economic Club of Tampa through the Florida Economic Forum Event and Sponsors fund 10 College Scholarships

The Economic Club of Tampa held their annual Florida Economic Forum today discussing the Economics of Sports where the topic was The Economics of Sports with an elite panel including: Matthew Silverman, President of the Tampa Bay Rays, Steve Griggs,... View Article

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PRESS RELEASE — The Economic Club of Tampa Florida Economic Forum May 21 benefits Hillsborough Education Foundation; Event features leaders from Tampa Bay Rays, Buccaneers and Lightning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TAMPA – The Economic Club of Tampa announces that its annual Spring Florida Economic Forum at The Armature Works May 21 will highlight the Business of Tampa Bay Professional Sports, featuring representatives of the Tampa Bay Rays,... View Article

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Economic Club of Tampa – February 2018 Newsletter EMail Link

February 2018 Newsletter Link: Find out about the Economic Club of Tampa’s upcoming speakers, read the latest updates and learn about one of our Economic Club of Tampa Scholarship Recipients. Link to Economic Club of Tampa February Newsletter:


Due to the Severe Weather Expected from Hurricane Irma our meeting scheduled for Monday, September 11, 2017 is CANCELED. Please stay safe and evacuate if asked. ___________ The Guest Speakers for September are: 9/4/2017 No meeting – Labor Day 9/11/2017 NO... View Article

John Barkley BRANNAN Obituary BRANNAN, John Barkley 59, entered into the arms of God, July 31, 2017, following a valiant, 20-month battle with leukemia. John was born November 13, 1957, in Jackson, MS, to Carl Dyess Brannan, M.D. and Martha “Monk” Vairin Witherspoon... View Article

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The Economic Club of Tampa provides a dynamic forum for business, professional, elected and community leaders to identify and discuss economic, social and political issues. The club works to identify and assist upcoming young leaders as the torch passes from... View Article

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