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February’s “The Buzz” Event Draws a Large and Excited Young Crowd

March 9, 2016

Emerge Tampa Bay’s “The Buzz” event always draws a significant crowd to its monthly mixer for young professionals. February’s “The Buzz” was no exception, as a group of over 100 young professionals flooded through the doors of The CI Group. It is safe to say that this month’s event, co-hosted by Elevate, Inc. and The CI Group was a... Read More »

Just a Bridge Away, Together St.Pete and Tampa Both Have Swagger!

March 9, 2016

On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Indo-US Chamber of Commerce Tampa Event arrived and departed in a glimpse of an eye; but fear not, as Elevate-Inc’s E-Blast will keep you up to speed on the latest events. What a vibrant night it was for business professionals! Greeted with a spice of culture; the crowd got to taste some... Read More »

An Inauguration Tampa Will Not Soon Forget

March 9, 2016

Mayor Bob Buckhorn was inaugurated for his second term as the leader of the City of Tampa on Wednesday, April 1 at the Tampa Convention Center. The inauguration ceremony energized an already enthusiastic crowd. Messages of unity from various local religious leaders and many outstanding performances by the St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church Choir made for an extraordinary event that... Read More »

It is Undeniable that #TampaHasSwagger is Here to Stay!

March 9, 2016

It has been over a year since Elevate, Inc. created a fantastic addition to the vocabulary of Tampa residents, #TampaHasSwagger. Inspired by Mayor Buckhorn proclaiming, “Tampa has its swagger back!” this hashtag campaign has grown to become a local a phenomenon that we couldn’t be more proud to have initiated. @Elevate_Inc tweeted at the Mayor and so the #TampaHasSwagger journey officially... Read More »

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 »

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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