The Clearwater Business SPARK network partners are proud to have served our community and to work with so many businesses and entrepreneurs this past year. As we move into a new decade there are so many exciting things on the horizon.
The SPARK network will welcome Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) as
its newest partner in 2020.
FSMSDC works with businesses to attain minority certifications, provides technical assistance, and offers a variety of special events, workshops and seminars. There will be many opportunities for FSMSDC to work closely with our partners and the community to help grow businesses.
The Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and Clearwater Beach Chamber have united to form Amplify Clearwater. This will offer the community an even stronger chamber to provide advocacy and support.
In March, the FSBDC will host its annual Finance Fair connecting business owners with lenders-- but with a twist this year-- stay tuned!
Pinellas County SCORE will continue Marketing Mondays at the SPARK office at The Ring, located at 600 Cleveland Street, second floor, but will add Finance Fridays- see below for details.
Tampa Bay BBIC will host its third Clearwater CATCH program in the spring at the North Greenwood Library, located at 905 N. Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue.
City of Clearwater Economic Development division and city of Clearwater Community Redevelopment Agency welcome their newest team members
Stephanie Scalos and Howard Smith who will be active in the business community and look forward to meeting you!
St. Petersburg College has added new courses to meet industry specific needs- see new creative courses below.
Sign up for one of the MANY programs listed in this newsletter provided by the Clearwater Library System.
Need assistance in Espanol? Prospera will begin offering new workshops in Clearwater in 2020 and will continue providing bilingual support to our Hispanic entrepreneurs.
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