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2018 Presented by

Verizon   Straz Center BW

The annual University of Tampa Fellows Forum brings together a distinguished panel of business CEOs to share their perspectives with the Tampa Bay business community about their company, brand and any issues facing their industry and markets. Each year, the Fellows Forum attracts more than 1,000 business and community leaders and raises more than $100,000 annually. Proceeds from this event go towards student scholarships and other student related activities at The University of Tampa.


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Date: March 27, 2018

7:15 a.m. – Continental Breakfast
8-9:30 a.m. – Program 

David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Louise Lykes Ferguson Hall
Tampa, FL


2018 Speakers include:

Robert Dutkowsky
Robert Dutkowsky
Chairman and CEO
Tech Data Corporation  
Marc Lautenbach
Marc Lautenbach
President and CEO
Pitney Bowes, Inc.  

James L. Powers
James Powers
Crowe Horwath LLP  

Beneficiary of Event

The University of Tampa Board of Fellows Endowed Scholarship to the Sykes College of Business and other student programs.

Tickets: $40

Tickets for the Forum are available in January through the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce or through various sponsorship packages.

A Good Value For Sponsors

The Fellows Forum offers a terrific way to get your company's name in front of hundreds of area decision-makers. All levels of sponsorship come with tickets, so your company's employees can attend. Proceeds from the Fellows Forum fund the Board of Fellows Endowed Scholarship to The University of Tampa's Sykes College of Business. View available sponsorship opportunities.   

UT Fellows

The Fellows are a group of UT supporters that consists of over 160 of the top business leaders in the Tampa Bay area. Their mission is to serve as goodwill ambassadors in the business community, helping to raise funds and awareness for the University. Visit the Board of Fellows.

Contact Information

Eric Soncrant
Associate Director, Corporate and Major Gifts
(813) 258 - 7402

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors: 

Presenting Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors  

  Straz Center BW

  Beck Group


 Hill Ward Henderson


Phelps Dunbar 


Gold Sponsors    

 Crowe Horwath




Synovus Bank




Silver Sponsors  

Walt and Sally Bromfield

Ciminelli Logo

 Ferreri Search



Nielsen Logo


Ed Morse Cadillac   

Pebble Check  

PNC Bank

  Media Sponsors  


Tampa Bay Times

Parking Sponsor

 Thomas Financial



"I greatly enjoyed my experience with the Fellows Forum, which was well designed for the discussion of the issues facing our economy."

– Dennis Lockhart
President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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