Pinellas County

Business Workshops  

May, 2017
Celebrate National Small Business Week with FREE business workshops!
Starting a Business
May 2, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 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.
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Financing When it Counts
May 3, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Need a loan to help with your Growing Business? Is your lack of cash flow is hindering your progress or restricting your ability to fulfill purchase orders? Tampa Bay BBIC can assist.
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The Truth About Patents and Trademarks
May 4, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Decoding the common myths and misunderstandings about patents and trademarks. Presented by Patent Attorney Chris Tanner.
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Accounting & Tax Procedures
May 9
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

An overview of tax requirements needed satisfy IRS regulations and the generally accepted accounting procedures your business needs to manage your growth. Guest presenter John Gordos, Enrolled Agent.
Business Plans
May 16
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Develop the right plan for your business needs. Receive an overview which features easy financials, a simple pitch format, and performance tracking. Ideal for new or experienced business owners to manage business growth, communicate ideas, or borrow money.
May 23
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Get an overview of Quickbooks accounting software. Learn to set up the chart of account and the basic functions of the most popular software among accounting professionals today. Guest presenter Michael Carlisle, Enrolled Agent.

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SBA Loans & Services
May 30
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Meet Charles Long to receive an overview of the Federal Small Business Administration's loans and services programs for small businesses.

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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.


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Contact Information


(727) 453-7200

13805 58th Street N.
Suite 1-200
Clearwater, FL 33760

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.