Volume 109 l January 2023

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: Any Lab Test Now - Largo

Last week we celebrated the grand opening of Any Lab Test Now with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony! Big congratulations to the owners Ana and Eidrian Garcia. For more information on their location, check out their listing in our Business Directory.

Thank you to our Ambassadors for coming out to support! Thank you to Stacy Gillis, of Advanced Video Systems for capturing the moment. Check out the Ribbon-Cutting video on our YouTube channel here.

Coffee An' Networking

When: THIS THURSDAY, January 19 at 7:45 AM

Where: Serenity Funeral Home & Serenity Gardens Memorial Park, 13401 Indian Rocks Rd., Largo 33774

FREE for Members: $25 for Non-Members

Register as a Sponsor here. (Sponsorships are $250! They include logo placement and time on the mic.)

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Let's celebrate with our Trustee, Chair-Elect and Women Leadership Chair, Mia Cloud!

When: Thursday, January 26

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Where: Cloud Law Firm

2000 West Bay Drive, Largo 33770

Register here.

Industry reps invoke Florida’s pioneering film history in call to resurrect state incentives program

Will this be the year Florida resurrects its dormant film and television productions incentives program? Industry members who call the state home sure hope so, citing billions in forgone revenue and the state’s pioneering history in motion pictures.

Space Florida expects humans in space will double in next decade

A total of 639 humans have flown to space. Space Florida CEO Frank DiBello expects that number to double in the next 10 years.

Orlando hotel demand hits pre-pandemic levels. What’s ahead.

Leisure and meeting-related booked trips are stronger this January than the same month last year. Booking activity was up 17% year-over-year, although no exact booking figures were disclosed.

St. Petersburg Chamber endorses Rays’ Tropicana Field proposal

A longtime business ally of the Tampa Bay Rays has thrown its weight behind the team’s proposal to redevelop St. Petersburg’s Tropicana Field site.

Jacksonville approves $10 million to raise power lines as JaxPort tries to regain Asian cargo

Jacksonville's port is set to get another round of money from the city of Jacksonville and the state of Florida for attracting jumbo-sized cargo container ships.

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