Cut through the clutter and confusion, and meet with a variety of lenders to explore options to finance and grow your business.
The Pinellas County Finance Fair is an annual event for aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners. Discuss your needs with a loan officer or browse the financing options in one convenient spot.
We have opportunities for lenders wishing to exhibit, and for guests exploring finance options. Last year we had over 25 lenders participate, so join us to explore options for your company’s growth and expansion.
Is Training Your Priority? Florida’s IWT Program Can Help
Florida’s Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) program provided over $700,000 in matching funds to Pinellas County companies last year. The program provides grant funding for training currently employed workers of qualifying companies. Learn more about the program or contact Andrea Falvey or Scott Talcott at (727) 464-7332 for details and an application.
Doing Business in Australia and New Zealand
Join Joseph Kaesshaefer, Senior Commercial Officer for the U.S. Commercial Service in Australia/New Zealand, as he presents an overview of the markets and leads a discussion on tips and strategies for U.S. businesses. July 25, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Florida SBDC at the University of South Florida, 1101 Channelside Dr., Tampa, 33602. For more information and to register click here or contact Dan Bjerk at (727) 464-74347 or Dan.Bjerk@trade.gov.
Meet the Buyers at the
Pinellas County Reverse Trade Show, July 25
This is an opportunity for local businesses to meet Pinellas County staff and tell them about your business products and services. This free event will run from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., at the EpiCenter and will feature a round table discussion, “Doing Business with Government,” at 11:00 a.m. Click here for details and registration. Please bring your price sheet and be prepared to share how your product or service can save money and reduce costs. Click here to see the “Buyer’s Wish List.”
Tampa Bay Technology Forum – Industry Achievement Nominations – Deadline August 5
The TBTF Industry Achievement Awards honor the individuals and organizations leading the way in the Tampa Bay technology community. Winners are selected by a panel of judges and will be highlighted in front of more than 400 industry professionals and decision-makers on October 18, 2013. To submit a nomination visit www.tbtf.org/?page=AwardsGala; for more information please call 813-425-9635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 22: Early-Bird Registration for BioFlorida Tampa Bay
This year’s meeting will bring together 500+ professionals from across Florida, the Southeast and the nation to discuss major trends and issues, including topics related to product development, scientific research, business development, financing and public policy. Click to learn more.