(SARASOTA, Fla., October 30, 2017) Fifth Third Bank will sponsor Manasota SCORE’s Tuesday workshops in November and December 2017. The workshops are held at the Nathan Benderson Park Finish Tower, 3rd floor, 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, Florida 34235. Sign-in and networking begin at 5:30 p.m., and the workshops are held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
“Small businesses are the lifeblood of Florida’s economy,” stated David Call, Fifth Third Bank’s Florida region president. “Fifth Third Bank is proud to support SCORE in its mission to assist small businesses with education and mentoring. This aligns directly with Fifth Third’s Community Commitment to invest in our local communities, including supporting the success of small business owners and their companies.”
“Introduction to SCORE and Doing Business in Florida” is the focus of the first Tuesday workshops on November 7 and December 5. These workshop provide step-by-step information on doing business in Florida and will include information on business planning, business structures, and profit and loss. They offer an opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs and meet SCORE volunteers. Attendees can sign up to receive free, confidential business mentoring services.
Second Tuesday workshops, developed for both start-ups and existing businesses, focus on sales and management. These sessions also provide an opportunity to network.
On November 14, the topic is Converting Prospects to Customers – “Everything Starts with a Sale.” Covering topics such as selling and body language, selling processes and methods, and prospecting pitches, the session will offer training for new salespeople and serve as a refresher for experienced salespeople.
On December 12, the topic is “The Buffett Approach to Business Management.” This highly interactive session will help attendees gain perspective and insight on techniques that successful companies have used to redefine their processes and operations.
First Tuesday workshops are open to the public at no cost, and second Tuesday workshops are offered for a $20 fee per workshop. Register online at: https://www.manasota.score.org. For additional information, contact Manasota SCORE Chapter 116 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 941.955.1029.
About Manasota SCORE
Manasota SCORE provides free, confidential business education and mentoring services for established businesses and startups, offered by 80 volunteers with experience and skills in a broad range of business settings. The chapter is part of national SCORE, started in 1964, that has over 300 chapters and 10,000 volunteers. For more information, visit www.manasota.score.org.
About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $142 billion in assets and operates 1,155 full-service Banking Centers and 2,465 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. www.53.com.
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