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Taking University of Tampa’s Board of Counselors to the Next Level

March 9, 2016

Located on Tampa’s vibrant Waterwalk, Native American inspired brewery and restaurant, Ulele hosts the University of Tampa’s annual Board of Counselors End of the Year Party. With elegant yet modern seating downstairs, upstairs, and as well as the balcony, members enjoyed glamorous hor d’oeuvres while networking and socializing. It was exhilarating to be apart of... Read More »

Networking is Fun at the Indo-US Chamber of Commerce!

March 9, 2016

The Indo-US Chamber of Commerce in Tampa provides a platform for networking and business resources to bay area businesses. Their most recent networking event was held at the Canopy Rooftop Lounge at The Birchwood in downtown St. Petersburg. As always, the Chamber put on a fantastic and fun networking event for all who attended. When asked how she enjoyed... Read More »

Aakash Patel “Master Networker” on the Radio!

March 9, 2016

There’s not many people like Aakash Patel, just ask the local newspapers. Dubbed as a “master networker” of the Tampa Bay area, Aakash is the founder and President of Elevate, Inc., a business consulting firm in the region. Aakash recently appeared on That Business Show with Jamie Meloni on 1250 WHNZ, Impact Radio on Thursday, May 21st.... Read More »

Elevate, Inc. Welcomes ICTC

March 9, 2016

Elevate, Inc. is very excited to welcome Sareet Majumdar and his company, ICTC Global Manufacturing Solutions! ICTC is a full service manufacturer of electronics solutions for original equipment manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 1988, ICTC has an excellent track record of providing cutting-edge businesses with the cable assemblies and electronic box builds they need to grow their manufacturing ability.... Read More »

From Odessa to St. Petersburg, Florida, Priatek Shares Their Story!

March 9, 2016

Recently, Priatek has moved from Odessa to St. Petersburg, Florida! The employees are loving this effective move because they now have greater corporate awareness and visibility in St. Petersburg, which is known for being an ideal location for startup businesses and great networking opportunities. Priatek hopes that their success will attract high-tech startups, and others in pursuit... Read More »

In Honor of those Fighting for Children’s Rights Since 2002

March 9, 2016

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, Florida’s Children First hosted an event at the Law Offices of Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP to celebrate and honor this year’s recipients of Tampa Bay Area Advocacy Awards. The persons being honored make a valiant effort to speak and assist children and youth who don’t have a voice. Throughout... Read More »

How Does #TeamElevate Build Relationships?

March 9, 2016

Everyone knows that part of doing business is making connections and building relationships with clients and fellow professionals in their area. Relationships provide referrals, strengthen networks, and act as a source of constructive criticism. Too often, however, good connection-forming habits go undeveloped. Ansley Kahn, Chief Strategy Officer of Elevate, Inc., knows a thing or two about... Read More »

Leading Tampa through Success

March 9, 2016

At Elevate, Inc., we always encourage our clients to invest in the lives of their employees by sponsoring them for Leadership Tampa. The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce founded Leadership Tampa in 1971 with the mission of connecting leaders within the community and challenging them to see their community as they never have before. Throughout... Read More »

Live After 5 Kickoff!

March 9, 2016

#TeamElevate took to the streets last Thursday night for the first ever “Live After 5” networking event at Channelside Bay Plaza! This relaxed networking event invited business professionals from all fields to come out and unwind with fellow coworkers. Guests enjoyed live music from local band, Blonde Ambition, and mingled with one another over drinks. Live After... Read More »

Trademark Metals Recycling is Scrapping at the Top of their Game While #HelpingOurCity

March 9, 2016

Elevate, Inc. welcomes our newest client, Trademark Metals Recycling (TMR) to #TeamElevate! As the largest full-service scrap metal recycler in Florida with a network of 28 scrap metal recycling facilities, TMR offers a wide scope of metal recycling services. TMR will buy cars in any type of condition, end-of-life automobiles, broken-down appliances, aluminum cans, stainless steel, copper, and scrap metal in all shapes,... Read More »

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“Aakash Patel, Chris Melvin and the rest of the Elevate team simply delivered. The connections Aakash made led to valuable relationships for me and new clients for RevStar. You can’t fully appreciate what Elevate can do for your business until you experience it first hand. I personally recommend their services to anybody looking to grow their network and business within the Tampa Bay community.”

Ken Pomella, PMP – CEO, RevStar Consulting

“If you’re looking to dive into the who’s who of Tampa Bay, Elevate, Inc. is the only way to go. Elevate worked closely with Tampa Bay Plumbers to help us get our foot in the door with the right business and community circles to help us grow. We appreciated Aakash Patel & Chris Melvin’s professionalism, attention to detail, and willingness to go over and above to provide us a quality service. The contacts through Elevate are numerous and professionally beneficial and the staff is always available to us. We enjoyed working with the Elevate team and will definitely keep them in mind for our future business needs.”

April Diemer – Tampa Bay Plumbers

“Working with Aakash and his team at Elevate was a great fit for our growing organization. His team helped us connect with key influencers across the region and identify opportunities. Together you work to define your goals and who you’re targeting and through their connections and network they can make warm introductions to the decisions makers you need to connect with.”

Chon Nguyen – Founder & CEO, Newgentek

“Elevate, Inc’s. business relationship building process and their specialized one-on-one client service has opened doors and created potential opportunities that we wouldn’t have been able to create on our own. If your business would benefit from business relationship building introductions, I highly recommend Elevate, Inc.”

Gary LoDuca – Founder & Owner, Thoughtful Advisors – 401(k) Plan Designs