Pinellas County

Business Workshops  

March, 2019
Starting a Business
March 1
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.

$10
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Pinellas County Contract Compliance Management System - B2G
March 5
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

This is an introduction to the new Pinellas County Contract Compliance Management System, B2G, for vendors. This workshop will cover system functions including using the dashboard, system navigation and purpose by entering sub-contractors information, payments and reporting.

Free
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Business Plans
March 8
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.

How to Do Business with Pinellas County Government
March 12
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Get a general overview of the organizational structure, sourcing methods and tips for doing business with the Board County departments and online resources. Presented by the Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department.

Understanding Financial Statements
March 15
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Do you want to make more profit? Improve your cash flow? Profit Mastery will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to help your business achieve financial success. Learn how to use your balance sheet and income statements and a few simple ratios to benchmark success and make decisions that will improve your bottom line.

$20
Pinellas County Contract Compliance Management System - B2G
March 19
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

This is an introduction to the new Pinellas County Contract Compliance Management System, B2G, for vendors. This workshop will cover system functions including using the dashboard, system navigation and purpose by entering sub-contractors information, payments and reporting.

Free
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Search Engine Optimization
March 22
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learn how to generate more traffic to your website while maximizing the number of visitors, how to leverage engaging content to convert sales, and how to utilize your social media marketing to optimize your sites search engine. Presented by SEO Industry Expert, Chris Romero.

$20
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Responding to RFPs, RFIs, and RFQsg
March 26
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Each bid proposal is unique... In order to stand out in the sea of competing firms and to get an insider's look into writing a business proposal that will generate more successful results; Gain real insight into the bid writing process and discover proven tools for responding to proposals. In this seminar you will learn the do's and don'ts in writing and submitting a proposal.

$20
Facebook for Business
March 29
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learn how to grow a community of Facebook followers to promote your business in ways that lead to increased sales!

$20
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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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(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.