Pinellas County, Florida, October 15, 2018 – On October 19, 2018, Pinellas County Economic Development, partnering with the Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC) and St. Petersburg College, will hold a Reverse Trade Fair at The Conference Center, St. Petersburg College, Seminole Campus. The Pinellas County Reverse Trade Show will provide an opportunity for local businesses to meet with Pinellas County department buyers, as well as purchasing agents from surrounding counties.
“This is an excellent opportunity for our small business community,” explains Dr. Cynthia Johnson, Director of the FSBDC at Pinellas County Economic Development. “Local government agencies make a wide variety of purchasing decisions, and this event allows small business owners and representatives to speak one-on-one with the people making those procurement decisions.”
The event will also include a debriefing on Pinellas County’s new Vendor Portal, where local businesses can learn about County purchasing needs and submit bids.
Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Agenda: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Set Up | Exhibitors ONLY
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast Debriefing: Pinellas County Vendor Portal
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tradeshow Exhibits Open
Location: The Conference Center, St. Petersburg College, Seminole Campus
Address: 9200 113th Street North, Seminole, Florida 33760
Questions: (727) 453-7200
Pinellas County Economic Development works with existing businesses to encourage expansion and seeks to attract new companies with high-wage careers to our community. Through investment tools, business classes, professional consulting services, trade missions to open new markets, and strategic partnerships, PCED fosters a pro-business environment and promotes the Ideal Business Climate of Pinellas County, Florida.
Contact: Dr. Cynthia Johnson
Pinellas County Economic Development