Attorney General Ashley Moody will address Florida’s business community and share her vision for the future of Florida during her discussion on “Preserving a Crime-Free Environment for Florida Business to Thrive” at the 2021 Florida Chamber Annual Meeting & Future of Florida Forum, October 27-28 at the Hyatt Regency GrandContinue Reading

Florida became a national model to relaunching our economy in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is largely attributed to the leadership of Governor Ron DeSantis to follow the facts and not the fear to reopen Florida safe and smart, while protecting our most vulnerable populations. Governor DeSantis will addressContinue Reading

Concentrix is excited to host a hiring event, Reach for the Stars, Launch Your Career with Concentrix, Wednesday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Tampa Concentrix office is hiring 85 positions. The onsite event will take place at 6302 E M.L.K. Jr Blvd #200, Tampa, FL 33619. Interested applicants can get toContinue Reading

The team at Fo’Cheezy Twisted Meltz, the grilled-cheese themed restaurant operated by Celebrity Chef Robert Hesse and restaurateur Chef Craig Munroe announced Thursday that they’re scheduled to host a job fair at their newest location in downtown St. Petersburg next week. The event is scheduled to be held on Thursday, JulyContinue Reading

For the first time in more than a year, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) students can see a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. That’s because of its voluntary VaxMax program, which has students and employees self-report through an online portal if they have been fully vaccinated or not. NSU is not mandating that peopleContinue Reading

Boulevard Burgers & Tap House and Pet Pal Animal Shelter are teaming up for a “Doggie Date Night” event on Thursday, June 17th. The event will be an all-day affair featuring a complimentary dog slider or bacon strip with any purchase. Jose Cuervo margaritas are $5, and there will beContinue Reading

Amazon announced it will buy MGM for $8.45 billion yesterday, setting up a restructuring of the top streaming outlets and adding more intrigue to the future of Hollywood and some big movie franchises. “MGM has a vast, deep catalogue of much beloved intellectual property,” Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos told shareholdersContinue Reading

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is warning by the month’s end, there will be more restrictions for people to qualify for unemployment benefits. After May 29, individuals will have to prove they’re actively applying for jobs by completing three to five weekly job searches, based on population of their county’sContinue Reading

Lakeland based supermarket chain, Publix, announced Thursday that the Publix Pharmacy administered its 1 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. More than 140,000 additional doses have been administered at Publix locations in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia. “When Publix was approached to assist in administering these life-saving vaccines, weContinue Reading

Several Florida healthcare professionals Thursday released the following statements, applauding Governor Ron DeSantis for leading the charge and the Florida Legislature for the Senate’s passage of SB 72 by Sen. Jeff Brandes, legislation to help guard against meritless lawsuits involving Covid-19 claims: Steve Bahmer, President and CEO of LeadingAge Florida:Continue Reading

With the healthcare system focused on reducing viruses found on high-touch areas, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is partnering with Tampa-based Clean Remote LLC to offer a cleaner, easier-to-sanitize TV remote control for healthcare facilities. This program provides a free, Clean Remote to every healthcare facility in the United States, when they purchase aContinue Reading

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that more than 100 local Chambers of Commerce have joined the Florida Chamber’s COVID Liability Protection coalition. Providing certainty for Florida job creators with COVID-19 liability protections is key to safely getting Florida’s economy back on track. These protections are aContinue Reading

Julie Jenkins Fancelli is the daughter of Publix founder George W. Jenkins and the “heiress” has made headlines recently for her $300,000 contribution to a rally held by former President Donald Trump that preceded the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol. The Lakeland-based grocery store chain is distancing themselvesContinue Reading

The latest Florida Chamber statewide poll shows likely Florida voters overwhelmingly support COVID-19 liability protections for businesses if the business made efforts to follow governmental public health guidelines, with 74 percent favoring protections. “Florida has the fifth worst legal climate in America and now is the time to safeguard local businessesContinue Reading

McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning leader in hotel management, proudly announces that its tenured regional revenue manager, Erin Cerrato, has received Certified Revenue Manager Executive (CRME) certification from Hospitality Sales and Marketing International. Cerrato is the first member of McKibbon’s talented in-house revenue management team to receive this certification, elevating theContinue Reading