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





19+ years of bringing together the Tech Community - Tech Professionals, Consultants, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Interactive Marketing & many more!


When: Thanks to the 140-150 who attended the June 28, 2018 "P&S" Tech Social. GREAT venue!!  Hope to hold another one in late September / Early October timeframe

Where: Armature Works, Public Heights Market, 1910 N. Ola Avenue, Tampa, 33602 - Hot new place & on the Hillsborough River (near Ulele); Google Map Link

Who Attends: Hundreds of attendees from Tech & Interactive Marketing Communities including: Developers, Architects, DBA, PM, CTO, SQA, BSAs, VCs, CEO / founders, CIO, CMO, VP, BA, MCSE, SEO/SEM, PMP, CISSP, Agile Coaches, MCP, Managers, social media experts, and many more titles & initials....
Why many attend:
  • Make connections at the longest running, Tech Community-focused networking event across Central Florida.
  • Attendees have come from the smallest to the largest of local tech industry related firms.  They've come from many of the great local start-ups (Pilgrim, Vology, Tribridge, Abra/Sage, and a long list of others who've been acquired or still growing)
  • 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 19+ years. At a recent Tech 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, the shift from Angular to ReactJS, new social media strategies, implementing new technologies, look for Beta users, Big Data initiatives, new SaaS / Cloud Solutions, etc.
More Details:
  • Dress is casual, bring business cards, ideas and be ready to mingle. usually half are repeat attendees & the others are attending for the first time. 
  • New location, non-smoking inside too!
  • We will be along the west-side of the building and have an indoor & outdoor area to roam around. 
  • There will be a couple of bars dedicated to our group and please use them.  The location is a great food market and you'll have access to other food & drink options.
Fees: There are no fees to attend the "P&S" Tech Social. Everyone just pays for their drinks & food