Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz

Stetson University College of Law

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce has been instrumental in helping our students become better prepared.

Robin DeLaVergne

Tampa General Hospital

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is the region's thought leader on issues that…improve our community's quality of life and benefit our businesses.

Jose E. Valiente


The Chamber is the most significant organization I've been involved in. I value their priceless networking and business resources.

Doug Pace

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce has allowed me to build relationships with other business leaders in the community that help to shape my ideas for the future.

Join Emerge Tampa Bay for the 5th Annual Emerging with Influence event! The event this year will held on November 3, 2016 at TPepin's Hospitality Centre.

This annual dinner provides Emerge Tampa Bay members, as well as the Tampa Bay business community, the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the organization throughout 2016. Past leadership is celebrated as the new Emerge Tampa Bay Leadership Team is welcomed. Join us to see who will win the Deanne Dewey Roberts Emerging Leader Award and enjoy a keynote presentation from Alexandra Dillard!


About Alexandra:  After graduating from Southern Methodist University in 2005, Alexandra joined the fashion industry.  In 2008 she became the corporate merchandise manager for Dillard’s, a family business founded by her grandfather.  She has rebranded Dillard’s for the modern shopper with changes that include new designers and lines in apparel for women, juniors and children.  Since Alexandra became Dillard’s corporate merchandise manager the company’s annual sales in her areas, have risen from $10 million to nearly $200 million.


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