Fritz Eichelberger, Founder of HotSpaces.Net

Tampa Bay's oldest & longest running business & social networking group for all technology professionals.




Also CEO of FJE Enterprises Corporation - Providing Consulting & Recruiting services

Mike McAlpin, VP HotSpaces.Net

Bringing "Pure & Shameless" networking back to Orlando.



Pictures from "Pure & Shameless" Tech Socials



Celebrating 18 years of bringing together those involved in the Tech Community - Tech Professionals, Consultants, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Interactive Marketing professionals and many more


When: Late February to Mid-March timeframe, 5:30-8pm

Where: New Location TBD...first time in 15+ years...Blue Martini is closed and hopes to reopen in Tampa in 2018  

Who: Thousands from Tech & Interactive Marketing Communities across Florida have attended: VCs, CEO/founders, CIO, CTO, CMO, VP, BA, MCSE, SEO/SEM, PMP, CCNE, MCP, Managers, bloggers, social media experts, Mobile Developers, Architects, DBA, CTOs, SQA, Ph.D.s, BSAs, and many more initials....
  • Make connections at the longest running, Tech Community-focused networking event across Central Florida.
  • Attendees have always been surprised to find out how many peers they have in the community.  
  • It is amazing to see the changes of the local Tech community over the past 18 years. At the last Social, one attendee had recently sold their local Software Firm for close to $20M
  • Find out who is developing what software products, promote your mobile apps, can JavaScript be any hotter, new social media strategies, implementing new technologies, look for Beta users, Big Data initiatives, new SaaS / Cloud Solutions, etc.
What: Dress is casual, bring cards, ideas, business plans, and be ready to mingle. The entire inside and outside bar will be filled by our group. Enjoy Happy Hour discounted food & beverage options including $4 Blue Moons.  *Check with the servers for the updated Happy Hour specials as they recently updated the menu.  Some appetizer trays may be provided by Blue Martini. There are no fees to attend the Tech Social; everyone just pays for their own food & drinks!