Innovation + Job News
Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) will host author Bruce Katz at a dinner for the Tampa Innovation Alliance on October 29.
BarCamp Tampa Bay returns for its eighth year; the 2015 tech conference took place at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business on October 17, 2015.
The Florida Wildlife Corridor is the name of the environmental advocacy organization as well as the term used to describe the territory it is dedicated to conserving: nearly 16 million acres of “lands and waters essential for the survival of Florida’s diverse wildlife” that span the length and width of the state.
The EPC’s Clean Air Fair celebratea the month of May as Clean Air Month, as designated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The Clean Air Fair is open and free to the public and exhibitors alike, with the aim of raising awareness and promoting environmental and sustainable practices.
USF's Share-A-Bull Bike program has successful roll out with over 1,600 participants. Students can locate one of the 100 bikes on campus by using their smartphones to connect to the GPS system that is featured on each bicycle.
What to do this weekend: Visit the University of Tampa campus to watch K-12 students tackle LEGO challenges and robot building during the FIRST Roboticon Tampa Bay on October 10 and 11, 2015.
Hitch a ride and hatch a plan: during the #UberPitch event, a one-day event that takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, October 9, Uber drivers will host investors from the local Tampa Bay area, giving entrepreneurs the chance to "ride and pitch." Uber has paired with local Tampa Bay company Florida Funders, LLC to put on the event.
Marlow's Tavern, a Georgia chain of restaurants that expanded into Central Florida last year, is now open in Carrollwood Village just off Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa.
Teen Radio Show: The Digital Entrepreneur podcast program teaches students from 5th through 12th grades about digital media and being an entrepreneur. The program runs Sept 11-Nov 6, 2015, at the Hillel Academy in Carrollwood.
Seeking a new job or fresh career path in the Tampa Bay area? Find out who is hiring in October 2015 in Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater and Sarasota.
Swimwear and intimate apparel company Ashley Nation opened their first store at Westfield Citrus Park Mall in October 2015; the company established Tampa, Florida as headquarters in 2014.
A variety of authors -- some writing about Jewish themes, others not -- will appear at the Tampa Jewish Book Festival on October 18th.
The FIVE by FIVE theme entwines itself throughout the Tampa Museum of Art event as nearly 600 pieces of 5”x 5” art created from a wide range of media -- and submitted from around the world -- will be on display and for sale, at $25 per piece.
TiEcon Florida 2015, a one-day conference in Tampa, included panel discussions with innovators and entrepreneurs from around the state and country.