The First Annual Tampa Millennial Impact Forum Showcases Thought Leaders in Tampa Bay’s Sizzling Start-up Market
Tampa, FL – Tampa was named the number-one city people moved to in 2016, and Fortune Magazine has ranked Tampa among the hottest cities for start-ups. But why are Millennials moving here to become “Tampreneurs,” and how can we keep our city attractive for the next generation of job creators?
The 1st Annual Tampa Millennial Impact Forum will feature insights from Jeff Vinik about his vision to build a live-work-play-stay region in downtown Tampa. Joining Jeff on stage are nearly a dozen under-40 Executives who are paving their own path in Tampa’s hot market.
This forum is a collaboration of New Town Connections, a popular millennial social networking club, and Stand Up Tampa, which is a project of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation.
WHEN: Tuesday June 13th
Doors open at 5:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
1st Annual Millennial Impact Forum – a discussion by and for Millennial executives shaping the future of Tampa Bay, including an update from Jeff Vinik on the future of Channelside.
• Jeff Vinik, Owner of Tampa Bay Lightning
• Mike Griffin, Chairman, The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
• Erin Aebel, Partner, Shumaker, Kendrick, & Loop LLP
• Tim Moore, Founder of Diamond View
• Tammy Charles, Sr. Manager of Corporate Relations at Metropolitan Ministries
• Andrew Machota, Owner of New Town Connections
• Rena Frazier, Communications Director for Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office
• Cesar Hernandez, Government Relations, HART
• Sing Hurt, Owner of Anise Restaurant
Early Bird tickets available through June 9th at http://bit.ly/2017-MIF
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/418762051857311
About New Town Connections
New Town Connections is an exclusive social networking club that started in 2015 by millennial entrepreneur Andrew Machota to help people make like-minded friends through weekly events in Tampa Bay. New Town Connections organizes events ranging from adventures like zip lining to more relaxed social gatherings like brunches. The group is increasingly known for their quarterly dance parties, which draw hundreds of young professionals on both sides of the bay. With over 600 members, the company has plans to expand to Texas later this year.
About Stand UP Tampa
The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation created StandUp Tampa to illustrate how Tampa is becoming the city of choice for millennial entrepreneurs. Stand UP Tampa is a group of Millennial CEOs who serve as ambassadors for Tampa and Hillsborough County and assist with efforts to recruit and retain high-growth companies. These leaders participate in business missions, site visits, media interviews, and advertising and social media campaigns aimed at promoting Tampa and Hillsborough County as an ideal location for young entrepreneurs.