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Leadership Tampa Bay

Health Day

February 8, 2023

Tampa Bay is blessed with some of the nation’s best healthcare facilities and the class took advantage of the day’s packed schedule to learn about the medical landscape in the region. St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital was the class’s first destination for breakfast and a briefing from Sarah Naumowich, President, St. […]

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Pasco Day

January 26, 2023

What makes Leadership Tampa Bay so great is that we focus on the overall region and not just one city within the Tampa Bay area. Pasco Day is the opportunity for the LTB class to learn more about all the exciting things we have around us. The day kicked off […]

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Polk Day

January 12, 2023

Polk day started for the class at Florida Children’s Museum Black Box Theater for breakfast and a welcome from the famous Sheriff Grady Judd. He was followed by Katie Worthington Decker, President /CEO, Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce. The class to do dual tours of Bonnet Springs Park and the […]

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Holiday Party

December 6, 2022

Seems so long ago, but it was yet another smashing hit of a party to spend times with other LTB classmates from a broad range of classes from over the years. It’s always a special evening with music, food, drinks, and most importantly, the chance to catch up with old […]

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Ports Transportation Day

November 17, 2022

What a day for the class in Tampa Bay! The class started off their schedule by checking into for breakfast at the Port of Tampa with our speaker Greg Slater, CEO/Executive Director of The Hillsborough Expressway Authority and Paul Anderson, President & CEO Port of Tampa. The class was given […]

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Arts Day

October 27, 2022

Art Day is always a favorite with our classes every year. What could be more fun that learning more about the art in our community in the late Fall? The bus loaded up to make the first stop at the Dali Museum for a discussion with the Director, Hank Hine […]

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Law Enforcement Day

May 5, 2022

It was a day filled with simulators, demonstrations, and experiencing firsthand how people in Tampa Bay are kept safe during this year’s Law Enforcement Day. Hillsborough County Sheriff, Chad Chronister, spoke to the group at HCSO’s Training Facility, and at the FBI in Tampa, class members had a chance to […]

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Tourism Day

April 21, 2022

Class members made new friends of the four-legged variety during their adventures on Tourism Day! From Busch Gardens to Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park, they got to experience our local attractions just as visitors do while also hearing about our regional tourism economy from leaders of Visit Tampa Bay and […]

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Sports Day

April 7, 2022

Leadership Tampa Bay transformed into Team Tampa Bay for 2022’s Sports Day! While each wearing their favorite Tampa team jersey, they ‘scored’ a look at home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rowdies, and USF Bulls. They also heard from Tampa Bay Rays President – and LTB Notable Alumni […]

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Education Day

March 24, 2022

The Class of 2022 got ‘schooled’ as they went back to class for this year’s Education Day. While some lessons involved classroom learning about the Hillsborough & Pinellas Education Foundations, others were more hands-on at HCC ‘s Training Center and UT’s Lowth Entrepreneurship Center. We appreciate all of our sponsors […]

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Healthcare Day

March 8, 2022

Healthcare Day in Tampa Bay taught the Class of 2022 all about how regional institutions work together to keep our local communities healthy and safe. The day began at CAMLS learning about USF Health Interprofessional Education, continued at AdventHealth’s Taneja Center for Surgery, moved on to the Morsani College of […]

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Polk Day

March 8, 2022

Leadership Tampa Bay’s Class of 2022 learned about all things Lakeland (and surrounding areas) during this year’s Polk County Day. It started with a welcome from Lakeland’s Mayor at Florida Polytechnic and ended with a tour of Joker Marchant Stadium, with stops at Catapult Lakeland and Lakeland Linder Airport in […]

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The Leadership Tampa Bay class year begins in September and runs through May. Each year, the Board of Directors organizes 11 class days that focus on regional issues and opportunities. The agenda for each day consists of panel discussions with business civic and government leaders, questions and answer sessions, and facility tours. In addition, each class member participates in both an opening and closing retreat and a two-day Tallahassee Trip.






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