Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cuttings are a service provided by our Ambassador group for members with grand openings and expansions.  This service is provided at no additional charge to our members.  Ribbon cutting services include Chamber participation from 2 to 3 staff members along with representation from some of our volunteer Ambassadors.  The Chamber will provide our large, red ribbon and ceremonial oversized scissors and staff member to capture the photo.  We will include the photo in our weekly eView newsletter, reaching a readership of over 10,000 business professionals.

If you are interested in hosting a ribbon cutting to announce the opening or expansion of your business, please contact Patie Powers at (813) 276-9440 or ppowers@tampachamber.com

Featured Ribbon Cuttings


Matcon Construction Services Ribbon Cutting June 6th
Matcon Construction Services, a member of the 2019 Minority Business Accelerator cohort and current Small Business of the Year semi-finalist, celebrated the opening of their new headquarters located in Historic Tampa Heights, which they renovated themselves. Since joining the MBA program in 2018, Matcon has doubled its number of employees, increased its gross revenue by 66%, and secured high dollar value contracts. 


BDO Ribbon Cutting on June 4th
BDO, one of the nation’s leading accounting and advisory firms, celebrated the opening of their new downtown Tampa office with a ribbon cutting on June 4th. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service to clients throughout the country and around the globe. 


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Ellie & Associates Ribbon Cutting on June 4th
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Ellie& Associates celebrated their business with a ribbon cutting. In addition to the ribbon cutting, they also received a proclamation from the city for their business as well. Ellie & Associates aims to be the place for all your real estate needs.


Mott MacDonald Ribbon Cutting on May 28 
Mott MacDonald, a global engineering, management and development consulting firm, celebrated the opening of their Tampa location with a ribbon cutting. Mott MacDonald has experts active in 150 countries across the globe and they are excited about the opportunities being present in Tampa Bay will provide.


Volaris at Starkey Ranch Apartment Homes Ribbon Cutting on May 22
Volaris at Starkey Ranch is a 384-unit apartment complex located in Odessa. They are professionally managed by Waypoint Management Services.


Westminster Manor Ribbon Cutting on May 21st.
Westminster Manor is a 12-unit luxury town home community located in South Tampa. They are Brooklyn Brownstone inspired and are a Market Tampa Investments property.


Channel Club Apartments Ribbon Cutting on May 16th. 
Channel Club is a 324 unit apartment complex professionally managed by ECI Group, featuring studio, 1 and 2 bedroom units. They are located in the Channel District of Downtown Tampa and are within walking distance to many local amenities.


Miller Electric Company (headquartered in Jacksonville, FL) Tampa Office Ribbon Cutting on April 25th.
Miller Electric has sixteen offices nationwide and 91 years under their belt; they focus on assisting companies in building, monitoring, maintaining, and optimizing the entire life-cycle of their energy and information infrastructure. 


Dakota Trucks Sales and Services Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, April 18th.
Dakota Trucks is a family-owned independent truck dealership offering a large selection of used vocation and commercial trucks, vans and any type of work vehicle you can imagine. Dakota is also one of the first authorized NAPA Gold Certified Truck Centers in Florida.



Surterra Wellness Ribbon Cutting on March 28th
Founded in 2014, Surterra Wellness is one of the fastest growing health and wellness companies. With operations in Florida, Texas and Nevada, Surterra brings a broad portfolio of high-quality brands to meet the needs of individuals who choose the natural medical relief, wellness enhancing or lifestyle enjoyment benefits of cannabis products. Surterra offers a wide variety of medical, health and wellness products in multiple delivery options, including vaporizer pens, tinctures, oral sprays, topical creams, time-released transdermal patches, and soon-to-be-launched softgels. 


Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar Ribbon Cutting on March 11th
Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar opened its' doors in the Bay Street section of International Plaza. They celebrated by donating half of the proceeds from opening night to Metropolitan Ministries. They are serving farm-to-kitchen dishes and cocktails from their scratch-only kitchen and bar infused and inspired by local ingredients available each season. 


Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP Ribbon Cutting On March 12th
DHG’s Tampa Bay Office Managing Partner, Adam Thomas (pictured), celebrates the CPA firm’s new location in downtown Tampa with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The office relocated to the iconic Rivergate Tower to accommodate its growing presence in the Tampa Bay Area and better serve its clients from a more central location.


Premier Sotheby's International Realty of Tampa Ribbon Cutting on March 1st
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty of Tampa celebrated the grand opening of their new office in Hyde Park Village. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the highest volume producing affiliates in the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, is the leading luxury real estate brokerage firm in the markets it serves, providing exceptional service and market knowledge to buyers and sellers of single-family homes and condominiums.


Bin Bathers Ribbon Cutting on February 28th
Bin Bathers is the answer to dirty bins. We can leave you a clean, sanitized, disinfected and deodorized bin. Having a maintenance program, will allow your bins and dumpsters to stay free from bacteria.


DTG Ribbon Cutting on February 12th
Digital Technology Group is extremely excited to partner with Epson in launching our Certified Solution Center in Tampa.  This new facility will allow imaging professionals to directly experience how Epson’s printing technology, combined with DTG’s color imaging solutions can assist their business in achieving profitable growth through industry leading hardware and color imaging expertise.


Harpoon Harry's Crab House is welcomed to Tampa by Mayor Bob Buckhorn on February 13th. This beautiful restaurant brings an eclectic decor, menu and local recipes featuring great seafood & prime beef. Harpoon Harry's is a Tampa event for the entire family, business meeting, date night or just a quick stop for a cocktail and appetizer. 


The Hite Apartments Ribbon Cutting on February 7th 
Hite is an 81 unit property located in one of Tampa’s most exciting neighborhoods, Seminole Heights!  Our mixed use apartments consist of studio, one & two bedrooms with commercial space on the first floor.


Outback Steakhouse Ribbon Cutting on February 1st
Outback Steakhouse started here in Tampa Bay in 1988 and we are so proud to introduce our newest location on W. Boy Scout Blvd in Tampa! We are excited to continue to serve Tampa Bay and be part of this community that we call home! Join us for lunch or dinner and enjoy our bold flavors made fresh to order. We hope to see you and your mates soon!


Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Ribbon Cutting on January 24th.
Discover one of the best Tampa Florida hotels on the bay. Discover your element at The Godfrey Hotel Tampa. 



Plaza Construction is one of the nation’s leading construction management firms. Since the company was formed in 1986, it has become a multi-faceted firm with headquarters in New York and regional offices in Miami and Washington, DC. After many years of successful projects in South Florida, Plaza chose Tampa to open its 4th office to service its clients in Central Florida. Led by Managing director and Tampa native, Todd Fultz, the new office complements an established Miami presence and enables Plaza to provide its array of construction services to clients throughout the entire state of Florida.


T-Mobile held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Friday, December 7th for their new store that opened in Tampa International Mall. Amazing people do amazing things and when you put them in an amazing place that’s when the magic happens. Welcome to the new International Mall T-Mobile!



Curaleaf held it's ribbon cutting celebration on November 27th. The Curaleaf store recently opened on North Florida Avenue. Curaleaf is committed to being the industry’s leading resource in education and advancement through research and advocacy.