Eligibility for Business Membership
To become a member, you must be able to answer “yes” to all of the following:
- Are you a locally-owned, independent business in the City of Saint Petersburg (with no corporate headquarters outside Pinellas County)?
- Is this business privately held and not publicly traded?
- Does the business make independent decisions regarding the name and look of the business, as well as all business purchasing, practices, hiring and distribution?
- Does the business pay all its own marketing, rent, and other business expenses (without assistance from a corporate headquarters)?