Your Growth Cycle: Part Five of the Business Growth Series
(for existing businesses)
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
By understanding the stages of the business growth cycle and the goal of each stage, you’ll have a singular focus to mature your business more quickly and profitably than you ever thought possible. Presented by Dino Eliadis, a highly respected business consultant and trainer in the southeast.
Having a website and participating in social media has become a requirement for business today. Your web footprint is often the most important impression customers receive about your business. Learn how to use your resources in the most efficient way to master internet marketing strategies.
Learn the benefits of and how to become certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Small Business Enterprise (SBE) or Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) to best access government contracts and purchasing opportunities. Learn how to find and identify potential bids and improve your position in the bid evaluation process.
Special Event: Business & Trade Opportunities in Chile
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Chile is Florida’s 4th largest export destination and due to free trade agreements 90% of U.S. exports enter duty free. There are no healthcare registration requirements for most medical devices, so entering this open, stable and prosperous Latin American market is an easy way for Pinellas companies to expand market reach and increase sales. Join Isabel Margarita Valenzuela of the U.S. Embassy in Santiago and Laura Beth Ebert of the U.S. International Trade Administration for an informative no cost introduction to opportunities for your business in Chile. This briefing is complimentary but registration is required due to limited seating.
The FSBDC at Pinellas County 9th Annual Finance Fair is a chance for business owners to talk with a variety of small business lenders in a trade show format without having to fill out any loan applications or guessing which lender is the best match. Learn about SBA loans, bank loans, alternative financing, and other sources. Browse among the lender tables to find the best option for your current or future business finance needs. This event is free to entrepreneurs, business owners, or any interested business person, however registration is required.