June 6 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Get Certified! Learn the benefits 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.
How to Do Business with Pinellas County Government
June 13 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Get a general overview of the organizational structure, sourcing methods and tips for doing business with the Board County departments and online resources. Presented by the Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department.
June 20 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sell to the Federal Government! This class will provide information on how to register with the Federal Government, how to located federal opportunities, and the steps necessary to access federal business certification programs.
$20 Click here to register
SBA Disaster Recovery Loan & Preparedness
June 27 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Learn about Disaster Preparedness by developing a plan to mitigate your risk. Educate yourself on preparedness as well as learning about the SBA Disaster Recovery Loan: when and where disaster loans are made, eligibility requirements, and the process to apply.
June 28 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Learn how to detail the products, programs and services available to mitigate risks associated with export transactions, i.e. letters of credit; documentary collections; working capital loans; foreign receivables insurance; and more. SBA Working Capital Loans & Export/Import Credit Insurance.
The Florida Small Business Development Center at Pinellas County offers business training, counseling, referrals and resources. Workshops held at the Center fill quickly and advanced registration is requested. Classes are cancelled on holidays or any day county offices are closed.