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|Pinellas County Virtual Reverse Trade Show, Oct. 15|
|At the Reverse Tradeshow, government contractors and business owners meet dozens of local agencies from the Tampa Bay Area who are ready to do business with small business enterprises. Our mission is to offer real opportunities to businesses by providing you with the information you need to succeed in the regional marketplace in a no-pressure environment. |
This community event is presented by Pinellas County Economic Development and the Florida Small Business Development Center. Sponsored by United Bank.
Oct. 15, 9:00 – 11:00am. Instructions to join this Zoom event will be included with your email registration confirmation.
Free registration at www.PCED.org/reversetradeshow.
|Pinellas Companies Named GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Finalists|
|Please join us in congratulating the three Pinellas County companies that were named finalists in GrowFL’s Florida Companies To Watch:|
4 & Co Coworking SpacesiSOCRATES LLCYo Mama’s Foods
GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch recognizes growing second-stage companies headquartered in Florida. Developed by the Edward Lowe Foundation, Companies to Watch is a unique way to honor the companies who demonstrate high performance in the marketplace with innovative strategies and processes, making them “worth watching.”
The 11th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch awards celebration will take place on February 17, 2022. Learn more at https://growfl.com/flctw21/about-flctw/.
|2021 2nd Quarter Economic IndicatorsWe’ve updated our Data Center to include Economic Indicators for the 2nd quarter of 2021 and the news is good: Pinellas County’s economy is recovering at breakneck speed, as indicated by the 4.9% unemployment rate – half of what it was a year ago.|
Click here to view the full report.
|What does the future of Pinellas look like? The County is finalizing the first update to our comprehensive plan in more than a decade. PLANPinellas offers policy guidance on land use, economic development, environment & more. We’ll be hosting virtual meetings where you can learn more soon, but you can also explore the plan online & comment here:https://plan.pinellas.gov|
|Florida Medical Device Symposium, Oct. 4 – 5|
|The 2021 Florida Medical Device Symposium will be held October 4-5 at the St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater. The annual symposium is Florida’s premier event for medical device manufacturing firms, featuring nationally recognized speakers, expert panels on regulatory issues and industry trends, exhibiting companies, legislative updates and quality networking opportunities.|
Learn more, register, and/or become at sponsor at https://www.floridamedtech.com/page/Symposium2021.
|New Amazon delivery station planned for Pinellas ParkAmazon recently announced an expanded investment in Florida, including five new delivery stations that will power the last mile of Amazon’s order process and help increase efficiency of deliveries for customers. Delivery stations also offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to build their own business delivering Amazon packages. In addition, independent contractors gain the flexibility to be their own boss and create their own schedule delivering for Amazon Flex. One of those new delivery stations will be located in Pinellas Park, at 6101 45th Street N. Click here to learn more.|
|Tampa Bay Job and Career Fair, Sept. 13|
|Tampa Bay Job & Career Fair job-seekers will meet with local companies that have immediate employment needs, from entry-level positions to skilled trade, health care and even top managerial positions. There is something for everyone at the Tampa Bay Job Fair. This special event is designed to bring job-seekers face to face with companies such as those listed on the Tampa Bay Times Top Places to Work.|
Opportunities for Tampa Bay employers include exhibitor booths, signature ads, and sponsorships. Click here to learn more.