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St. Pete Chamber of Commerce celebrates 2015 as year of successes, looks to 2016

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The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a productive 2015 during its annual meeting Thursday night at Mahaffey Theater. Batons were passed. Backs were patted. New ideas were shared. The meeting hosted more than 1,000 Chamber members in an ornate format. The stage was set with LED illuminated podiums and laser light blocks on each side with a giant screen zoomed in on 2015 Chamber Chairman Bill Ulbricht as he handed the gavel over to his successor, Greg Holden. “In…

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Email insights: Chamber continues long commitment to baseball in St. Pete

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St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce President Chris Steinocher was one of a handful of residents to speak in favor of the latest deal to let the Tampa Bay Rays look for alternative stadium sites outside of the city before council approved the agreement five to three. After the high-profile vote, Steinocher, along with current Chamber Chairman Bill Ulbricht and Chairman-elect Greg Holden, emailed members praising the latest action in the years-long debate. “Our Chamber of Commerce was at the forefront…

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