The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, in partnership with the City of North Port and the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, hosts a series of no-cost Small Business Lunch and Learn workshops each month through November.
The next workshop, “Marketing Research Using Current Tools” will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee in North Port, 5920 Pan American Blvd., North Port.
SizeUp for Local Business Intelligence, a valuable marketing tool available via the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Sarasota County website, allows a business owner to answer the questions; Where are my customers, competitors and suppliers? Where is the best places to target my marketing to help promote my business? How does my business compare to others in the industry? It’s all available at no cost to the business owner. Learn how to access and use this information to your advantage.
The presenter is Scott Rimmer, Vice President of Business Development at the
EDC of Sarasota County. Rimmer works with businesses interested in relocating to Sarasota County and coordinates with other areas of the community to provide opportunities and alternatives to help current businesses enhance their operations.
Lunch will be provided at no cost by program sponsors Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and Firehouse Subs.
The Small Business Lunch and Learn workshops are designed to show business owners how to improve their businesses and stay competitive. The next workshop in the series, “Creative Advertising to Promote Your Business,” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 13.
Register for the workshops by going to www.SBDCTampaBay.com/Manasota or call 941-426-7784.
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The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.