Jill McSpadden

Prida, Guida & Company, P.A.

Emerge has given me many opportunities to develop professionally. I have met some wonderful people and feel more connected to the community.

David Loos

Beaux-Arts Group

Emerge is a great first step for making your mark and making a difference.

Jasmine Riber

Bank of America

Emerge offers more than just engaging networking events. It provides resources and growth opportunities to help keep you relevant and effective within Tampa Bay.
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The Buzz

Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay hosts this monthly networking event for young professionals at a Tampa location. Generally, drinks are served at a free or reduced rate and light appetizers are provided. This event is free for Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay members and $10 for potential members.

Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay Nonprofit Volunteer Fair

The Nonprofit Volunteer Fair helps to increase awareness for community service and allow individuals an opportunity to become familiar with the various non-profit organizations within the Tampa Bay community.  It also provides the perfect platform for nonprofits to reach young professionals who are making a difference. This event is free for Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay members and the community. Tables for nonprofits range from $75-$150.

Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay Young Professionals Summit

The Tampa Bay business community is a complex one that provides many opportunities and challenges for young professionals.  With this in mind, Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay created the Tampa Bay Young Professionals Summit, which brings the region’s young professionals together to talk about issues that impact the Tampa Bay community. The Summit partners members with local business and community leaders to discuss and target issues that Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay can take part in and positively effect as an organization. 

Emerging with Influence

Emerging with Influence is Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay’s signature event. This annual dinner provides Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay members, as well as the Tampa Bay business community, the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the organization throughout the previous year. Past leadership is celebrated as the new Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay Leadership Team is welcomed. Also, the Deanne Dewey Roberts Emerging Leader Award winner is announced.

Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay Speaker Series

One of our focus areas is professional development. Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay holds three events a year that focus on an array of topics from public speaking to conflict negotiation and personal branding. To find out about the next event visit: https://www.tampachamber.com/Emerge/Get-Involved/Grow.aspx.