Archive for June 5th, 2015

  • Original Article: Tampa Tribune (photo credit) The annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference returns to town this week, highlighting the role of MacDill Air Force Base as a regional economic powerhouse. Running from Tuesday through Thursday at the Tampa Convention Center, the conference is scheduled to bring in more than 300 companies showing their wares and upward of 10,000 visitors, including top special operations commanders, defense industry leaders and the director of national intelligence. The conference will pump nearly $3 million into the economy in the short term, according to Visit Tampa Bay, with the potential for much more at […]

    Special Ops Conference Means Nearly $3 million to Tampa Economy

    Original Article: Tampa Tribune (photo credit) The annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference returns to town this week, highlighting the role of MacDill Air Force Base as a regional economic powerhouse. Running from Tuesday through Thursday at the Tampa Convention Center, the conference is scheduled to bring in more than 300 companies showing their wares and upward of 10,000 visitors, including top special operations commanders, defense industry leaders and the director of national intelligence. The conference will pump nearly $3 million into the economy in the short term, according to Visit Tampa Bay, with the potential for much more at […]

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