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11/17 Tampa Reception-UCC 9 Foreclosure and Sale Panel

11/17/2014 - (BRIO International Plaza) -Tampa, FL

12/3 Tampa TMA/CFA Holiday Luncheon

12/3/2014 - (Centre Club) -Tampa, FL

12/3 Fort Lauderdale TMA/CFA Holiday Reception

12/3/2014 - (Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club) -Fort Lauderdale, FL

TMA Florida Winter Conference

2/19/2015 - (Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate) -ChampionsGate, FL

Business News from around Florida TMA News releases

Funding climate change solutions is tough, leaders say

10/31/2014 - Despite there being many studies on South Florida's coming climate dangers, the region has been slow to create an organized task force dedicated to getting developers, builders, businesses and property owners to execute real solutions to climate issues. "Sea level rise is a Sandy-like storm surge in slow motion decade-by-decade. It never seems like an immediate danger, which is why it's hard to get public support," said Steven Slabbers, director of Netherlands-based Bosch Slabbers Landscape and…

Locals, disruptors oust big-name chains in 2014 Best in the Biz: Readers' Choice

10/31/2014 - Move over Dunkin' Donuts and Yellow Cab. It's time for Buddy Brew and Uber. Disruptors took the lead in many of the 2014 Best in the Biz: Readers' Choice Awards from the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Readers nominated and then voted for their favorites in categories related to dining, business services, transportation and more. View the photo gallery for the top 5 winners in each category and be sure to pick up a Nov. 7 print edition for the top 10 in each. Some categories had ties this year, and…

Hard Rock International opens first cafe location in Kazakhstan

10/31/2014 - Hard Rock International is opening its first Hard Rock Cafe in the heart of downtown Kazakhstan. The new three-floor Hard Rock Cafe Almaty will include a Rock Shop on the first floor featuring rock 'n' roll-inspired items, as well as collectible Hard Rock Cafe Almaty merchandise available only at that location. The second floor will feature a central bar and restaurant seating with booth lounges, as well as an entertainment stage to host live music and DJ events showcasing the region's emerging…

Up To Speed: Wal-Mart considers matching online prices during holiday season (Video)

10/31/2014 - Wal-Mart is considering whether to match online prices during the holiday shopping season, a move the retail giant has long resisted but that many of its brick-and-mortar competitors have embraced year-round. The Wall Street Journal reported that move is one of several Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) could implement this year, though company officials are concerned such a nationwide program would cut too deeply into earnings. At least one recent study cited by the WSJ indicated that Wal-Mart's status as low-price…

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