Pinellas County

Business Workshops  

July, 2018
Special Event: Pinellas Finance Fair
July 10
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

This is your chance to talk one-to-one with 20 different Tampa Bay Area lenders in a trade show format without having to fill out any loan applications or guessing which lender is the best match. This event is free to entrepreneurs, business owners, or any interested business person, however registration is required.

Free lunch included
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Starting a Business
July 3
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
SBA Loans & Services
July 10
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 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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Credit, What You Need To Know From the Inside Out
July 12
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Credit plays an important role in our society.  It can allow us easy access to goods and services or have a negative impact on our lives for many years if no used responsibly. This workshop will provide a basic understanding of credit, how to read their credit reports, how to establish and build your credit, and learn about the role credit plays in helping you gain access to capital.  Guest presenter Harold Gillespie.

Marketing to Increase Sales
July 17
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

No more trial and error! Develop a plan to market your business effectively and efficiently to the right customers all the time. Effective marketing will help you find more customers and increase revenue.

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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.