Media Alert: Major National Announcement about Tech Jobs and Training in Tampa

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Major National Announcement about Tech Jobs and Training in Tampa (Photo/Video/Interview Opportunities)


The White House is releasing an important announcement about a major labor training initiative for the next generation of technology jobs in Tampa and Hillsborough County. Mayor Bob Buckhorn and other key leaders will be available collectively for interviews about this national recognition and designation. As evidenced by the $3.8 million hiring grant secured earlier this year, Tampa is poised for significant growth in technology job training.


Bob Buckhorn, Mayor, Tampa
Mike Merrill, Hillsborough County Administrator
Jim Dean, Tampa Innovation Alliance Board Chair and Busch Gardens
CEO Mark Sharpe, Tampa Innovation Alliance CEO
Ed Peachey, CareerSource Tampa Bay CEO

WHEN: Noon, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

WHERE: Tampa City Hall, 306 E. Jackson St., Tampa, FL, 33602

About the Tampa Innovation Alliance

Tampa Innovation Alliance is a multi-jurisdictional district anchored by globally-recognized institutions such as USF, Busch Gardens, Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida Hospital, and RD Management. These institutions drive economic activity, engaging tens of thousands of students, educators, health care workers, patients, and four million tourists annually. The Alliance is set to build an engaged community recognized as an innovation destination.