Bayshore Solutions Connects Emerge Tampa's Young Business and Community Leaders Online

Tampa, FL -  (PromotionWorld) - November 10, 2004 - Bayshore Solutions, the producer of nationally-recognized e-business solutions and Internet-based communication tools, today launched an advanced online messaging and information exchange platform for Emerge Tampa—the leadership program for young professionals created by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. provides extensive video and still photography galleries designed to engage Emerge Tampa members and generate additional interest in the organizations ongoing events. The site also offers a comprehensive membership directory, a broad range of discussion boards enabling participants to interact, and displays a calendar of events which can easily update through Bayshore Solutions' content management tool. also contains an archive of meeting minutes and notices for all of the committees that drive the organization's networking, educational and community service initiatives. Combined, the multiple interactive components advance Emerge Tampa's mission of fostering community, civic intent, and active participation.

Meanwhile, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce executives expect the creation of an online hub for interaction among young business and civic leaders to assist corporations throughout the Tampa Bay region in recruiting and retaining talent.

"We are extremely proud to have developed a Web site and communications channel designed to cultivate and nurture emerging business leaders throughout the Tampa Bay community," said Bayshore Solutions CEO, Kevin Hourigan. "This site offers many opportunities for Emerge Tampa participants to ultimately make our area a more energetic, exciting and active place to live."

About Emerge Tampa
Emerge Tampa is a leadership program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce designed for emerging leaders ages 21 to 35. The program concentrates on five main segments: TALK, VOICE, CONNECT, GROW and INTERACT. Each segment is led by two segment co-chairs, who report to the two Emerge Tampa co-chairs that lead the program. The concept for Emerge Tampa stemmed from a plan of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the community to recruit and retain talent in the greater Tampa area. Following approval by the Chamber Board of Directors in 2003, the Tampa Chamber launched Emerge Tampa in May 2004.

About Bayshore Solutions
Bayshore Solutions ( is one of Florida's leading full service Internet development firms. Founded in 1996, Bayshore Solutions has delivered custom Web applications to more than 880 clients across 54 countries. Our work has been recognized by the New York Festivals, Forbes Magazine (Best of the Web), The American Advertising Federation (Addy Awards), The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (Webby Awards), resulting in the inclusion of Bayshore Solutions in Advertising Age Magazines Top 100 Interactive Agencies and BtoB Magazines Top 10 Interactive Agencies. Additionally, in June of 2004 Bayshore Solutions was awarded the Microsoft Global Partner award for customer excellence.