April 1, 2015

Southwest

A Clearwater tale: Business and tourism on upswing

Saturday Dec. 10, 2005, turned out to be a good day for both Winter the Dolphin and the city of Clearwater... Read more »
Published on 10/30/2013

Ovations Food Services - Southwest Florida Business Profile

Tampa-based Ovations Food Services manages food and catering operations at more than 120 venues in the United States and Canada... Read more »
Published on 10/22/2013

A growing field at IMG Academy

The 450-acre IMG Academy in Bradenton trains more than 12,000 athletes a year in golf, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer and football. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2013

Tribridge technology services

Business Profile - Southwest Florida Read more »
Published on 9/17/2013

Mutual respect is paramount at FCCI Insurance Group

Employees are encouraged to openly voice suggestions and complaints to upper management. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2013

American Strategic Insurance

Following its own hurricane-preparation advice, St. Petersburg-based American Strategic Insurance has built a headquarters designed to withstand a Category 5 hurricane. Read more »
Published on 8/6/2013

Draken International

Looking for a MiG-21 fighter jet with a top speed of Mach 2? Read more »
Published on 7/11/2013

License to Reveal

PlateSmart's license plate recognition software has won contracts from law enforcement agencies in Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/5/2013

Hertz

Hertz Global Holdings, the world's largest airport/general-use car rental company, plans to move its world headquarters from New Jersey to southwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/21/2013

Stick figure sculptures are smiley-face business

Tube Dudes put a smiley face on founder Scott Gerber Read more »
Published on 5/13/2013

Didrick Medical X-Finger

The X-Finger is a finalist for the Cade Museum Prize Read more »
Published on 5/7/2013

Southwest Florida

Population and demographic statistics for Southwest Florida; businesses and people to watch. Read more »
Published on 4/9/2013

Cargo Opportunity

Before accepting the offer to become CEO of the Tampa Port Authority, Paul Anderson studied the port's container numbers... Read more »
Published on 3/20/2013

Naples Soap Co.

In 2009, Deanna Renda left her job as a nurse to start Naples Soap Co. Today, the company has ... five stores in southwest Florida and 40 employees Read more »
Published on 3/18/2013

The Launch Pad

From its headquarters in Pasco County, the Launch Pad provides IT support services to small and mid-sized businesses across the country. Read more »
Published on 2/19/2013

Talent Search

Will Quinones, once an aspiring dancer, was inspired to create the Talent Shopping Network, which enables performers and agents to conduct auditions online. Read more »
Published on 2/18/2013

Farmer's Market

Three years ago, Tom O'Brien decided that he wanted something more to do than helping run his family's C&D Fruit and Vegetable Co. Read more »
Published on 1/10/2013

Southwest Florida Newsmakers

Al Austin, Stephen Klasko, Progress Energy, Mystery Monkey and Jill Kelley Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

New Life Hiking Spa

From their Naples headquarters, Jimmy and Kathleen LeSage operate a series of wellness-related businesses. Read more »
Published on 12/12/2012

Untapped - Tampa Bay's Exporting Potential

Tampa Bay accounts for 25% of Florida's economy, yet the region generates just 15.6% of the state's merchandise exports. Read more »
Published on 12/11/2012

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