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Tampa Bay Tech, the community, is Florida’s largest tech hub. With over 55,000 employees, one out of every 89 US tech workers calls the region home. Within a 4-hour drive radius, Tampa Bay Tech companies have access to 6 of the 25 largest U.S. higher education institutions by enrollment, and almost 1,000,000 college students total.

Tampa Bay Tech, the organization, is a partner on over $5.9MM in workforce grants, provides tens of thousands of dollars in complimentary event tickets to the region’s technical students, drives employment connections between thousands of candidates to hundreds of open positions, supporting numerous H1B applications, and leading the establishment of the Recruiters Networking Group (RNG) Tampa Bay. The organization’s leadership serves on advisory boards for Keiser University Tampa, LaunchCode Tampa Bay, South University’s Information Systems and Technology program, St. Petersburg College’s Tampa Bay New Skills at Work Initiative, Suncoast Developers Guild, and University of South Florida Muma College of Business’ Information Systems Decision Sciences & Cybersecurity for Executives Certificate programs.

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To visit our job board, or post an open position, please visit Tampa Bay Tech Jobs.

The Challenge

How can we support Tampa Bay Tech's continued growth?

We need to fill 40,000 tech openings by 2025, and...

Demand   >   Supply

2,300 annual tech relocations
1,000 annual local students graduated/retained
~700 annual military and layoff transitions
~4,000 net new annual tech talent
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~6,000 open tech positions (May 2018)

The Goals

  1. Promote the region as a tech hub to attract the world's top tech talent

  2. Make it incredibly easy to develop through a hyper-connected regional tech community

  3. Retain even more of our region's tech talent (including higher-ed students, transitioning military, H1B-eligible foreign nationals, displaced and underemployed talent)