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Dr. Dean Bushey Florida Polytechnic University

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker August 13 Dr. Dean Bushey, Florida Polytechnic University – Topic:  Economic Impact of Autonomous Vehicles

The vision of Florida Polytechnic University’s Advanced Mobility Institute is to be the premier university-affiliated applied research center for the development and testing of autonomous vehicle-related technology. Visit this link to learn more:  https://floridapoly.edu/advanced-mobility-institute/ Dr. Dean Bushey is a recently... View Article

Economic Club of Tampa August 2018 Speaker Schedule

August 6 Bobby Newman, JC Newman Cigar Company The topic of Mr. Newman’s speech is: The Economic Impact of the Cigar Industry in Tampa   August 13 Dr. Dean Bushey, Florida Polytechnic University The topic of Dr. Bushey’s speech is:... View Article

Bobby Newman Third Generation Owner JC Newman Cigar Company

Economic Club of Tampa Speaker August 6 is Bobby Newman – Grandson of Founder – JC Newman Cigar Company – America’s Oldest Cigar Factory

TOPIC: The Impact and Status of the Proposed FDA Regulations and the State Cigars in Tampa – The Cigar City J.C. Newman Cigar Company – Cigars and Family J.C. Newman Cigar Company’s long history dates back more than a century... View Article

News Release – The Economic Club of Tampa Donates Record Number of College Scholarships to At-Risk Students

Tampa, Fla., Wedesday, July 25, 2018 – The Economic Club of Tampa (ECOT) underwrote and presented the 2018 Florida Economic Forum (FEF) and announced the Economic Leader of the Year Award at the newly restored Armature Works ballroom. This year’s... View Article

Katie McGill, Executive Director of Dress for Success Tampa Bay - Economic Impact Presentation

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for July 23 is Katie McGill, Executive Director of Dress for Success Tampa Bay – Topic: Job Training 12,000 Women: It’s Not Just the Dress!

Biography for Katie McGill, Executive Director of Dress for Success Tampa Bay For more than 25 years, Katie McGill has provided unparalleled opportunity and resources to thousands of women in Tampa Bay which has delivered unmeasurable economic impact. We know... View Article

photo of the Economic Club of Tampa Speaker Kelley Parris - Executive Director - Children's Board of Hillsborough County

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for July 16 is Kelley Parris, Executive Director of the Children’s Board Hillsborough County

Kelley Parris currently serves as Executive Director of the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County; she holds a graduate degree in Organizational Management from Troy University and an undergraduate from the University of Alabama.  Parris previously served as the Director of... View Article

Nate Freeman - President Network People

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for July 9 is Nate Freeman, Founder & President, Network People, Inc. Topic: Hackers? Thieves? Alarms? Oh My!! IT Security in 2018

Topic:  Hackers? Thieves? Alarms?  Oh My!! IT Security in 2018 Nate Freeman is founder and president of Network People, Inc., an IT Management & Security firm based in the Tampa Bay area since 1996.   Nate, a Certified Information Systems... View Article

July 2018 Speaker Schedule Economic Club of Tampa

July 2018 Speaker Schedule for The Economic Club of Tampa

July 2 NO MEETING – 4th of July Holiday |   July 9 Nate Freeman, Founder & President, Network People, Inc. Topic: Hackers? Thieves? Alarms?  Oh My!! IT Security in 2018 |   July 16 Kelley Paris, Executive Director of... View Article

In honor of the 4th of July — NO MEETING on Monday, July 2nd.

  In honor of the 4th of July, NO MEETING on Monday, July 2nd.

Punit Shah, Chief Executive of Liberty Group

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for June 25 is Punit Shah, CEO, Liberty Group — Topic: Views of the Tampa Commercial Real Estate Market

As the Chief Executive of Liberty Group, Mr. Shah maintains overall executive control over the investment and management divisions of the company, and serves as the General Partner of Liberty Hospitality Funds I and II. Mr. Shah is an alumnus... View Article

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