Collision Conference 2022:Fostering Pinellas County’s Tech Industry Through Shared Partnership Pinellas County Economic Development (PCED) partnered with the City of Clearwater and St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to attend the Collison Conference in Toronto, Canada. With 35,000 attendees representing 130 countries, over 1,500 startups, and almost 800 investors, Collision is one of the largest tech conferences in the world.
“This was an excellent way to raise the profile of the St. Pete/Clearwater area as a market for technology companies to locate and grow, as well as a destination for tech talent,” explains PCED Business Development Manager Andrea Falvey. “The Tampa Bay area’s tech industry employs more than 85,000 workers and produces more than $15 billion in annual economic impact – we want the world to know that we have the resources, talent, and support to fuel every tech company’s growth.”
Read more about Team Pinellas’s Collision experience at PCED.org/Collision2022.New in the Data Center: June 2022 Pinellas County Employment At 2.7%, Pinellas County’s June 2022 unemployment rate was 1.8 points lower than a year ago and the labor force was 508,971 – up 4% over the same time last year. Click here to view the full report.
You can also find June 2022’s Economic Indicators in our Data Center. ACE Export Compliance Seminar, Oct. 5 – 6This virtual two-day program will bring together experts from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Industry and Security, and the South Florida District Export Council to provide training on export filing requirements.
Who should attend?• U.S. Principal Parties in Interest (USPPI), including Manufacturers and Suppliers• Export Compliance Managers• Freight Forwarders• Exporting Carriers• Consolidators• U.S. Customs Brokers• Compliance Software Providers
Click here to learn more and register.
2022 Florida Technology & Innovation Solution Summit, Aug. 31 Join the Florida Chamber Foundation for the first annual 2022 Florida Technology & Innovation Solution Summit, August 31, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Tampa. Engage in conversations with some of Florida’s top inventors, leaders in disruptive tech, and legislators on creating the solutions to build an advanced business climate while looking to innovation to secure Florida’s future.
Visit www.flchamber.com/tisummit2022 for registration and sponsorship options.Discover Global Markets:
The Blue Economy September 20 – 22, 2022Discover Global Markets business development forum is the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters. The forum features a dynamic mix of plenary sessions, topical round-tables, prescheduled one-on-one meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats, buyers and ministry officials from key markets around the globe, and plenty of networking.
Learn more and register at https://www.trade.gov/discover-global-markets.
2022 MakeMore Manufacturing Summit: Oct. 13MakeMore is a statewide initiative focused on providing a platform to exchange ideas about how our state resources are addressing the impact of market dynamics, economic trends and policies, and new technologies in the manufacturing sector.
Join in-depth discussions to build a roadmap to strengthen and advance Florida’s economy through innovation, talent development, and leveraging our resources to accelerate the productivity and technological performance of the manufacturing sector.
Learn more and register here.
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