This Thursday Keep Saint Petersburg Local and The Greenhouse presents BurgBorn, a celebration of St. Pete talent and innovation in the fields of technology, arts, online business, food, and craft brewing at the Mahaffey Theater. The conference goes from 9 am to 4 pm, followed by a networking social from 4 pm to 7 pm. Saint Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman will deliver the opening remarks, and the Keynote Speaker will be St. Petersburg’s own Will Packer. Will went from St. Petersburg High to become one of Hollywood’s most prolific blockbuster hitmakers, producing films like Ride Along, Ride Along 2, Stomp The Yard, Think Like A Man, and he is the executive producer of A&E Networks reboot of Roots.
Other speakers include Digital Illustrator Chris Parks of Palehorse, Bob Devin Jones, Artistic Director of The Studio@620, Andrew Harlan, iLovetheBurg Writer/Editor Andrew Harlan, Mike Harting from 3 Daughters Brewing, and Jeffrey Jew, Executive Chef BellaBrava & Stillwaters Tavern, and many other local entrepreneurs and successful business people. You’ll be able to learn from their experiences, get inspired by their stories, and network with some of Saint Petersburgs movers and shakers. The official BurgBorn website can be found here.
Parking for the event is $10.00, but you can avoid the parking hassles and expense by calling Downtown Yellow Taxi for your ride to BurgBorn. We can pick you up quickly and efficiently and drop you right at the front door at the Mahaffey’s dropoff circle. Call us today at 727 379-4440, and save our number in your phone. You’ll have safe, dependable transportation at your fingertips anytime!
Also this weekend:
Thursday June 16th
Chris Cornell at Ruth Eckerd Hall 8 pm
Hiram Hazley + Le Jazz Trio W/ Special Guest Gloria West at Ruby’s Elixir 8 pm
Friday June 17th
Betty Fox Band 8 pm
Albert Castiglia Band at The Ale and the Witch 8:30 pm
Saturday June 18th
Wendy Rich & the Soul Shakers at Ruby’s Elixir 8 pm
Urban Gypsies of Florida at The Ale and the Witch 8:30 pm
Sunday June 19th
Yfn Lucci at the State Theater 10 pm
Ajeva w/ Special Guest Chris Walker at Ruby’s Elixir