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(727) 453-720013805 58th Street N.Suite 1-200 Clearwater, FL 33760 Join Our Mailing List 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.
www.PCED.org/sbdc Due to COVID-19, the Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC) at Pinellas County Economic Development has suspended face-to-face meetings. The following workshops will be held online in a virtual format.2020 Pinellas County Reverse Trade ShowOctober 16, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.Unleash your business potential: engage in business opportunities with Pinellas County Government and local agencies. During our virtual trade show, you will meet Pinellas County buyers, contract administrators, and procurement staff during a virtual meet and greet. This is a virtual event and instructions to join the event online will be included in your registration confirmation email.
Visit www.PCED.org/ReverseTradeShow to register.Gaining Access to Pinellas County Government Contracting Oct. 6, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.Learn what it takes to contract or subcontract with Pinellas County. Gain insights to Pinellas County’s sourcing methods, online resources, and tips for doing business with Pinellas County. Find out what it takes to become a Pinellas County Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and the benefits the program offers, as well as the new Contract Compliance Management System-B2Gnow software system being used to assist companies.
Free | Virtual Workshop Click here to register Starting a BusinessOct. 6, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.The best way to get started! Receive information on the necessary licenses, permits, legal documents and requirements to do business in the State of Florida. Learn to refine your ideas into a plan for success.
Free | Virtual Workshop Click here to register Best Marketing StrategiesOct. 13, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.Improve your sales and maximize your time with the right marketing strategies to fit your business and your personal style. Learn to combine marketing activities such as networking, event marketing, email and social media to move customers from awareness to raving fans of your products and services!
Free | Virtual Workshop Click here to register Minority CertificationsOct. 20, 12:00 – 1:00 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.
Free | Virtual Workshop Click here to register Business Growth and Exit StrategiesOct. 27, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.What is your Business Exit Strategy? Learn how to get out of your own way and make sure that you are focused on working towards the big picture.
Free | Virtual Workshop Click here to register The FSBDC at Pinellas County Economic Development is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. For disability accommodations please contact St. Petersburg College Security at (727) 791-2560 a minimum of five days in advance. The FSBDC at Pinellas County Economic Development 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.
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