Monday Morning Memo

Monday, October 9, 2023

Last Chance: Register for our October Downtown Debriefing Breakfast!

Join us at the Embassy Suites – Tampa Downtown Convention Center on Wednesday, October 11 from 8-10am for our October Downtown Debriefing Series. This month’s topic focuses on transportation updates in Tampa’s Downtown. There is still time to register for a morning full of networking, breakfast, and to hear from industry experts on their plans for new transportation solutions and updates coming soon to Downtown.


A special thank you to our Gold Sponsors: Bird & Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority!

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Be on the lookout for DASH!

Tampa’s new ride share service, DASH, is coming to Tampa’s Downtown very soon! We are still looking for DASH Driver-Ambassadors, so apply today!

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Empamamas' puts unique and non-traditional twist on the classic Spanish empanada

Cuban owned ‘Empamamas’ is one of the original eateries established in Armature Works when it first came to Tampa’s Downtown. Founded and owned Stephanie Swanz, Empamamas is known for filling their empanadas with non-traditional foods to craft a unique and delicious dish like their “Cheeseburger in Paradise” empanada.

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Interested in being on the jury for our Urban Excellence Awards? Applications are OPEN!

SAVE THE DATE: Urban Excellence Awards >> February 21, 2024 


The Urban Excellence Awards celebrates businesses, organizations, individuals, events, and projects that have made significant contributions toward creating a unique, vibrant, and diverse downtown environment—and have made a lasting, positive impact on Tampa’s Downtown. 

Help us recognize what makes Tampa’s Downtown great by becoming a jury member and participating in the awards selection process. The deadline to apply to be on the jury is Friday, October 20, 2023.

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Top Police Officer in Tampa explores community-oriented policing

Tampa Bay Police Chief Lee Bercaw released an open letter to the Tampa community and mentioned that he is focusing on “community oriented policing, strengthening of community relations, recruitment efforts and future initiatives.” Through new programs and initiatives, crime will continue to decrease and community trust in law enforcement will increase.

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Stay tuned for more information on Tampa's own winter wonderland

Winter Village 2023 will begin spreading holiday cheer in Tampa’s Downtown on Friday, November 17th. Stay tuned for more information.

The countdown is on for the arrival of more neighborhood programming!

With all seven of Tampa’s Downtown neighborhoods in mind, the Partnership is bringing free to attend events that are specifically curated for/in each neighborhood. The first event will be held next week, so remember to keep your eyes on the Partnership’s socials for more information!

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