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Downtown Partnership Events

Convening the Community

Upcoming Events

2024 Downtown Development Summit
Feb 27, 2024
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
St. Petersburg Distillery (855 28th Street South)
Join us as we release our 2024 Downtown Development Guide.

Past Events

Leadership Lunch: Historic Gas Plant District & New Rays Stadium
Nov 29, 2023
12pm-1:30pm
We will host a Leadership Lunch with the development team to discuss urban planning and architecture designs for the new stadium and the Historic Gas Plant District.
Leadership Lunch: Downtown Residential Development
Oct 24, 2023
12pm-1:30pm
We will discuss downtown residential development with Bob Glaser, CEO of Smith & Associates, as major condo projects like the Noland, Saltaire, Art House, and 400 Central are completed.
Developer's Council - 8/22/23
Aug 22, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Parkshore Grill
The Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council: Creating Community Value through Placemaking
Sep 26, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Parkshore Grill
The Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council: October 2023
Oct 24, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 6/27/23
Jun 26, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Parkshore Grill
The Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Downtown Partnership Night At The Rowdies
Jun 10, 2023
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st St SE, St. Petersburg, FL
Downtown Partnership Night At The Rowdies
Florida Economic Club Community Leader Social
May 3, 2023
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sea Salt, 183 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
The Florida Economic Club is featuring our CEO, Jason Mathis, at their upcoming Community Leader Social on May 3rd from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Sea Salt.
Developer's Council - 4/25/23
Apr 25, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtually and Parkshore Grill
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
April Leadership Lunch: Reintroducing the Vinoy
Apr 19, 2023
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Vinoy Grand Ballroom The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club 501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg FL
We are delighted to invite our members to a very special Leadership Lunch with Bryan and Shanna Glazer at the newly renovated Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Autograph Collection Hotel.
Chair's Coffee with Congresswoman Kathy Castor
Apr 11, 2023
8:00 AM - 9:20 AM
We invite our Supporter & Sponsor level members to join us on April 10th at 8:00am for a breakfast conversation with Congresswoman Kathy Castor to speak about the current legislative session.
2023 Downtown Development Summit
Feb 28, 2023
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Palladium, 235 5th Ave N 
The St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership will host the second annual Downtown Development Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 3pm to 5pm at the Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg.
Leadership Happy Hour: Water Street Tour
Feb 13, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Water Street
We will be taking the Cross-Bay Ferry over to join our friends at the Tampa Downtown Partnership for a tour of Water Street.
Leadership Lunch
Oct 11, 2022
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
President Law's 1 Year Anniversary Lunch
Sep 15, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
After one year in her role, President Law will review the last year of progress for USF and discuss future opportunities for the University and the relationship of the St. Pete Campus with the Innovation District, Warehouse Arts District and larger downtown community.
St. Pete Development Summit
Feb 22, 2020
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mesa Room - James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art (150 Central Ave, St. Pete)
Please join us for the first St. Pete Development Summit, a joint meeting of the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership and Urban Land Institute, Tampa Bay.
Developer's Council - 12/28/21
Dec 28, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtually and Parkshore Grill
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 11/30/21
Nov 30, 2021
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual and Parkshore Grill
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 10/26/21
Oct 26, 2021
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtually and Parkshore Grill
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 9/28/21
Sep 28, 2021
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtually and Parkshore Grill
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 8/24/21
Aug 24, 2021
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sea Salt, 183 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Downtown Partnership Night At The Rowdies
Aug 13, 2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st St SE, St. Petersburg, FL
Downtown Partnership Night At The Rowdies
Developer's Council - 6/23/21
Jun 23, 2021
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Leadership Luncheon: Floridian Social Club
Jun 22, 2021
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Floridian Social Club
Please join us in-person at the Floridian Social Club to learn about using historic preservation as a development tool from our members Kevin Chadwick and Melissa Rutland. COVID precautions will be taken.
Developer's Council - 5/12/21
May 12, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
SPDP Leadership Call with Tucker Hall: Terence Mills, Chairman of AI.io
Apr 21, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
SPDP Leadership Call with Tucker Hall: Terence Mills, CEO of AI.io
Developer's Council - 4/14/21
Apr 14, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Leadership Luncheon: Fairgrounds St. Pete at The Factory
Apr 8, 2021
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Fairgrounds St. Pete at The Factory
Please join us in-person to get a first-look at Fairgrounds St. Pete at The Factory. COVID precautions will be taken and food will be provided by local food trucks.
Developer's Council - 3/10/21
Mar 10, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
SPDP Leadership Call with Tucker Hall: Dr. Damián J. Fernández, President of Eckerd College
Mar 9, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This is a Members Only event. Email Nicole Roberts at nicole@stpetepartnership.org to register.
Comprehensive Arts Strategy: Partnership Members Only Meeting
Feb 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Please help us determine priorities and implementation plans for a Comprehensive Arts Strategy for St. Pete. This is an event for members of the Downtown Partnership to help shape the future of arts in our city. The public-private planning process is being led by the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance with support from the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership and the City of St. Petersburg. Our goal is to develop tangible recommendations for building on our existing arts infrastructure to create economic growth for the entire community. We expect to have recommendations ready for implementation in the spring. Click here to read more about this project.
Developer's Council - 2/10/21
Feb 10, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Conversation with Paul Reilly, Chair and CEO at Raymond James
Jan 19, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
We are excited to host this conversation with Paul Reilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Raymond James Financial on January 19th from 2-3pm.
Developer's Council - 1/13/21
Jan 13, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Comprehensive Arts Strategy Public Meeting
Dec 15, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Virtual
We need your help to tie the arts as an economic driver into the city’s broader economy providing an arts platform for growth. Please join us for a public group virtual meeting for the Comprehensive Arts Strategy on December 15 at 1pm - 2:15pm. Register for the meeting by clicking here.
Virtual Leadership Luncheon: Meet AVA!
Dec 10, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual
Please join us on December 10 at noon to learn more about the new autonomous vehicles in Downtown St. Pete on Bayshore Drive and to find out what other transportation and transit initiatives are planned to enhance our urban center.
Developer's Council - 12/9/20
Dec 9, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 11/18/20
Nov 18, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Virtual Leadership Luncheon: Meet the New President & CFO for Bayfront Health St. Petersburg
Oct 27, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual
Virtual Leadership Lunch with John Moore, the new president of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, and LaTasha Barnes, the new Chief Financial Officer for Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, on October 27th from 12-1pm.
Urban Design for Humans - Part Two: The Private Realm
Oct 20, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual
Join Michael Huston, urban designer and architect for Civic Plan Studio on Central Avenue and writer for his blog The Empirical City, for this discussion on the design of urban buildings and how to find a balance between private interests and community vision.
Developer's Council - 10/14/20
Oct 14, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 9/9/20
Sep 9, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Urban Design for Humans - Part One: The Public Realm
Sep 8, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual
Join Michael Huston, urban designer and architect for Civic Plan Studio on Central Avenue and writer for his blog The Empirical City, on Zoom at 6pm on September 8th for a discussion about how to rebalance transportation priorities and regain the public realm for human enjoyment.
Developer's Council - 8/12/20
Aug 12, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sea Salt, 183 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 7/8/20
Jul 8, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sea Salt, 183 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 6/10/20
Jun 11, 2020
8:00 PM
Sea Salt, 183 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 5/13/20
May 13, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sea Salt, 183 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
DTSP: In The Know
May 11, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Sponsored by: BankOZK & GoToSteve’s and done in collaboration with the Downtown Business Association, this quarterly meeting updates Hospitality Industry Owners/Managers, District & Arts Leaders on major happenings in DTSP so they’ll be able to staff better (make more money), front line staff will make more tips and customers will be more likely to refer and return to the local businesses.
Developer's Council - 4/8/20
Apr 8, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Developer's Council - 3/11/20
Mar 11, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sea Salt, 183 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Sponsored by Bank OZK, the Partnership convenes a monthly meeting with leading residential and commercial developers to work with city leaders on public policies that support smart, sustainable growth.
Sunny Side Up: Re-Imagine Cybersecurity
Jan 28, 2020
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
USF St. Petersburg Kate Tiedemann College of Business, 140 7th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Join Sri, Chuck, and Scott to Re-Imagine Cybersecurity on Tuesday, January 28th from 7:30am-9am in the USFSP Lynn Pippenger Hall (350 7th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701). They will be discussing how cybersecurity issues affect individuals, businesses and entities like city government.
Sunny Side Up: Re-Imagine Rising Oceans
Dec 16, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
USF St. Petersburg Kate Tiedemann College of Business, 140 7th Ave S, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Join us on Wednesday, November 20th from 7:30-9 a.m. in Lynn Pippenger Hall as we Re-Imagine Rising Oceans with Gary Mitchum, Professor and Associate Dean.
St. Petersburg Press Book Launch: Where Have All the Mangoes Gone
Dec 2, 2019
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Florida Holocaust Museum
Please join author Sarah-Jane Vatelot as well as guest speaker Gwendolyn Reese for the launch of 'Where Have All the Mangoes Gone.'