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The Florida Small Business Development Center Network at Pinellas County offers business training, consulting, referrals and resources. Workshops fill quickly and advanced registration is requested. Classes are cancelled on holidays or any day county offices are closed.PCED.org/SBDC
Assistance for Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Idalia
Report your business damages. Complete the survey online at https://floridadisaster.biz/BusinessDamageAssessmentsand select “Hurricane Idalia” from the dropdown menu. No need to know the exact dollar value of your costs; an estimate is fine.
Make an appointment. Consultants from the Florida SBDC Network at Pinellas County can help your business recover from a disaster and apply for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, an interest-free, short-term loan program to help businesses recover quickly from a disaster.Call 7(27) 453-7200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To report damages to homes, infrastructure and for other needs, visit pinellas.disaster.gov.
September Virtual Workshops
Starting a Business Sept. 12, 9:00 – 10:00 a.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.
Leveraging Business Certification Programs Sept. 12, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Taking advantage of business certification programs can provide a gateway to benefits and opportunities that help grow your business. Gain access to business leads, sub-contracting opportunities, and special business training designed to give you access to contracts and improve your ability to succeed in government contracting. Facilitated by Yolanda Goodloe, the Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center. This Procurement Technical Assistance Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense.Free registration
SBIR/STTR Funding Innovative Research Sept. 19, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Learn how the Federal Government funds innovative Research. Discover Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants that help start-ups and small businesses transform their high-risk, high impact technologies into marketable products and services that solve real problems. Facilitated by Yolanda Goodloe, the Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center. This Procurement Technical Assistance Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of
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Upcoming Special Events
Hispanic Business Conference Sept. 21, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Gain a deeper understanding of government contracting and the federal marketplace. Learn strategies for accessing and fully participating in local, state and federal supply chains and how to gain access to the capital needed to help your business build its capacity to compete and grow.
Registration is free. PCED.org/Hispanic-Business-Conference
Pinellas County Reverse Trade Show Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Begin the day with an informative session that will teach you how to sell your products on Amazon Business, and then network directly with procurement staff from local agencies who are responsible for purchasing the types of products or services that your company can provide.
Registration is free. Visit our website for more details and to register.PCED.org/ReverseTradeShowThe FSBDCN 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 FSBDCN 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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