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Branding Tampa Bay: What other readers had to say

Branding the bay: What other readers had to say

We're going to need a bigger billboard …

"Tampa Bay: A blend of Caribbean heritage, educational institutions, and modern day businesses in a region that is Florida's west coast gateway to the gulf."

Robert W. Young, Dunedin

Best use of third-grade geography …

"West Coast of the East Coast — Say Tampa Bay"

Steven Schmidt, Clearwater

Carpe diem, Suncoast version …

"Life is short — seize the bay!"

Debbie Mitchell, St. Petersburg

Just don't drink the saltwater …

"Tampa Bay: enGulf the possibilities"

Brianna Enders, Maria Mattheos and Paola Chamorro Ward, students in USF St. Petersburg's "Creativity and Innovation in Business" class

What business person has time for all of that …

"Tampa Bay: Where good business is done, plus Arts, Water & Sun"

Rob DiSpirito, Dunedin

Appealing to our inner troublemakers …

"Tampa Bay: We'll help you make waves"

Bill Dingfelder (raised in Tampa), Bala Cynwyd, Pa.

This best works with a tongue depressor …

"tampAHHH Bay"

Nicholas Dutko, Tampa

Sunny and humid with a 100 percent chance of pit stains …

"Tampa Bay: Feel the warmth!"

Alexander Boltenko, St. Petersburg

Two parts rum, one part OJ and a splash of melanoma …

"Funshine"

Don Sarvis, Safety Harbor

You had me at hello …

"Show me the sunshine"

Deena Wagner, Spring Hill

Just ignore the crime rate, random gunplay, Yankees fans, and that shirtless guy who just shot you the bird for changing lanes too quickly …

"Tampa Bay: Come for the sunshine. Stay for the warmth"

Joe Koscin, New Port Richey

Be sure to get a tetanus shot …

"Jump ship and explore Tampa Bay"

Submitted by Cullen Ahearn on behalf of a student group in the USF St. Petersburg's "Creativity and Innovation in Business" class.

Eric Clapton thanks you for remembering his early work …

"Sunshine of our lives"

George Wald, Clearwater Beach

Also a possible title of Carl Hiaasen's next novel …

Tampa Bay: Business Unusual

Rob DiSpirito, Dunedin

Sounds like Tampa Bay, Gangnam style!

"Tamp it up"

Karen Piacenta, Tampa

The Surgeon General hopes you're joking … Warning: Tobacco branding can be hazardous to your health …

"Close but Cigar"

Rayna Lancaster, Tampa

What's the frequency, Kenneth?

"Livelier humming Tampa"

Constance Brochu, snowbird, Lewiston, Maine

Wow, this one might actually work …

"Where business meets paradise"

One of the final brands voted on by 24 students in Principles in PR class, Margaret Ostrenko, instructor, University of Tampa

Branding Tampa Bay: What other readers had to say 03/02/13 [Last modified: Saturday, March 2, 2013 9:00pm]
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