Members Only FAQ

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2022 Membership FAQs

Your 2022 membership code is 2022connect.

Use this code for any of the initiatives below that require a code, or to receive FREE tickets and/or discounts at our events!

To schedule your 2022 onboarding session, please email Member Services Manager, Karen Popp. She is available to meet with your team either via Zoom or Teams, or in person!

Need to add a member to your corporate membership? Share/Click this link to be added to our email distribution list.

To get a head-start, or provide supplemental information, please chat with our bot below.

If you need general answers, please continue scrolling to access our FAQ.

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Our Signature Events

February: TECH TRACKS/Presenting: TECHVISION 2022, hosted by Accenture

April 18: GOLF TOURNAMENT, Carrollwood Country Club

May 19: POWEREDUP TECH FEST, Mahaffey Theater, St. Pete

November18: TECH AWARDS SHOW, Armature Works, Tampa

TBD: Autism@Work Hiring Initiative

Quarterly: Member Mixers, Tech CEO Council sessions, Emerging Tech Leaders sessions

Bi-monthly: CIO-CTO Council sessions

MEMBER EVENTS

To add your events to our calendar send the details directly to our team at team@tampabay.tech. If you’re sending us an image, please keep it to 500px wide.

*All are subject to change

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Peer Councils

Tell the Technology Story of Tampa Bay

CIO/CTO Council 

The CIO/ CTO Peer Council is a monthly meeting of the region’s executive IT leaders. This council provides a forum for open, confidential discussion, idea exchange, the sharing of best practices, and prominent speakers delivering content on topics curated by the members of the group.

The Council is a place where in-depth conversations can take place and valuable relationships built through targeted, professional development sessions, as well as casual, social events throughout the year.

Criteria for attendance:

  • You are the CIO, CTO or CISO of your company’s information technology operations
  • Your company is a member or partner of Tampa Bay Tech

Tech CEOs 

Our Tech CEO Council was created to establish a common voice for the CEOs of Tampa Bay’s leading tech companies. Together these leaders collaborate, share ideas, and discover innovative ways to partner.

During quarterly roundtable meetings, CEO Council members discuss the challenges of tech in Tampa Bay. Peers have an opportunity to share mutual problems and uncover solutions. With an emphasis on the growing technological landscape in Tampa Bay, the group advocates for high tech businesses and promotes Tampa as a thriving tech hub.

Criteria for attendance: 

  • You are the CEO of your company
  • Your company is a member or partner of Tampa Bay Tech and your primary business is technology

Emerging Tech Leaders 

The Emerging Tech Leaders Council is the place for our area’s emerging technologists to radically connect through professional development, mentorship opportunities and networking.

Through annual events, this Council aims to build a network for our area’s emerging tech talent to find mentorship and opportunities, establishing Tampa Bay as a leading hub for young technology leaders.

Criteria for attendance:

You work in a technology organization, are under 40 years of age, and are interested in professional development and mentorship.

How else can our senior tech leadership engage? 

Opportunities exist to join our board, help recruit companies and talent to our region, fold your teams into STEM initiatives, mentor and partner with startups, and help increase the level of diversity in our teams.

To apply for membership in any of our Peer Councils, please reach out to: team@tampabay.tech.

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Marketing

Tell the Technology Story of Tampa Bay

How to be included at TampaBay.Tech

Press Releases Send your press releases and we will share on our site and social media platforms. Direct Feeds We pull feeds from select partners, where we’ve been able to find them. If you believe your blog or news feed would be relevant to our audience, please reach out directly to our team at team@tampabay.tech. Your posts will be shared on our site(s) and in our feed, social and emails. Media Coverage We incorporate coverage from the following media outlets in our feed, social and emails. Please click the links to find each organization’s journalists: Videos To add your videos to our Radically Connected YouTube channel, please send a link to the video directly to our team at team@tampabay.tech. We may, from time-to-time, include your videos in our other marketing initiatives (with your permission, of course).
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Free Job Board

Attract, Retain, Develop Top Technology Talent

How to post a position at  TampaBay.Tech.

Visit https://tampabaytechjobs.com/post/ and complete the required form. Add your membership code in the final form field to post for free as part of your membership. Jobs post immediately and will remain live for three weeks.

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Give Back

Build Connections Within Technology Community

TBTech Foundation 

Our 501(c)3 was established in 2021 to connect top tech talent with opportunities in Tampa Bay. 

We held our first event in October in partnership with Autism@Work to connect area students on the Autism spectrum to entry level tech jobs with our member companies.  

Did you know?  

  • 500,000 autistic adults will enter the workforce in the next 10 years  
  • 85% of college graduates with autism are unemployed  

If your team is interested in participating in our upcoming hiring event, reach out to us at team@tampabay.tech and we’ll add you to our communications list.  

Think Big for Kids 

We are so pleased to have formalized our partnership with Think Big for Kids, here’s how our members can become more involved in helping underprivileged kids and shaping our workforce in years ahead.  

  • Become a mentor – – the Think Big mentorship program is key to the success of kids staying on track towards their career path.  Think Big has a goal to reach 2,000 kids by 2022 to prepare them for the workforce and job readiness.  The requirement is to spend at least a one hour visit per month with your mentee, at the Boys & Girls Club, for a commitment of one year.  
  • Become a donor – – Think Big is offering a matching program, up to $50,000, to all Tampa Bay Tech members who make a donation to the organization.  Monies donated will be used towards expanding career exploration programs, reaching more kids and supporting scholarships.  You can easily make your contribution online directly through the Think Big website donation platform
  • Become a volunteer and/or partner organization – – Think Big is seeking professionals and companies to participate in skill building workshops, career showcases and serve on various programming committees.  You can make a difference. 

If you are interested in any of the above, please contact:  

Cindi Jacobsen, Director of Programs, Think Big for Kids 
813-760-3865 

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