|Introducing the new PCED.ORG!|
|You may notice things look a bit different in this month’s newsletter. Pinellas County Business News has been refreshed to coordinate with the dynamic new look of our website, PCED.org.|
Packed with exciting features, PCED.org is the ultimate destination for anyone looking to explore the advantages of doing business in Pinellas County. Whether you have an idea for a business and need help getting started, or you head a Fortune 500 company looking to relocate, we’ve put together all the resources you need in one easy-to-navigate space. We invite you to visit PCED.org to discover our brand-new look. Read more about the new features.Visit PCED.org
| PCED Business Visit Helps Three Local Companies Access Tools to Fuel GrowthPinellas County Economic Development (PCED)’s Yolanda Goodloe and Scott Talcott recently paid a business visit to RDM Innovation, EaseAlert, and Glassed Out Engineering at their shared location in the City of Largo. “This was an excellent opportunity for the companies to share with us their recent successes, as well as their individual and mutual needs to attain further growth,” says Goodloe. Read more |
Export Week, May 1 – 5
Join the U.S. Commercial Service – America’s Export Experts – for a series of virtual tradecraft & industry-focused seminars during Export Week 2023. Learn more & register
Economic Data DashboardA new feature of our website, the Economic Data Dashboard puts thousands of Pinellas County data points at your fingertips. Learn more
How to Do Business with Pinellas County
Millions of dollars of contracts get outsourced every year in Pinellas County. Want a seat at the table? Attend this informative free workshop, courtesy of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Pinellas County.
May 24, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.St. Petersburg College EpiCenter 13805 58 St. N. Clearwater, FL 33760 Register
|Learn more May 8-12, 2023 Celebrate Economic Development Week With Us!|
It’s official! The Pinellas County Commission has proclaimed Economic Development Week in Pinellas County, starting May 8. Thanks to our elected officials for recognizing the value of the profession. We’d like to hear from you. What does economic development mean to you? Tweet your response, or post on Facebook using the hashtag #EconDevWeek, and don’t forget to add PCED’s hashtag, #PinellasBiz.
|Register today May 16, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.Business Hurricane Preparedness Webinar|
Pinellas County Emergency Management and affiliated community partners will discuss preparation, evacuation zones, emergency shelter options, special needs, and insurance considerations, providing information and resources to assist the community in best preparing for hurricane season.
|Pinellas County in the news|
|Visit the News & Media section of our website to find more headlines, Success Stories, and videos that showcase our Ideal Business Climate.||5 reasons tech and innovation are thriving in FloridaSt. Pete AI retail-focused company closes $4.2M seed roundFlorida jobless rate holds at 2.6 percentTampa Bay tech companies raised more than $37 million in MarchThe biggest tech deals, moves and hires made in Tampa Bay tech scene’s Q1|