Pinellas County

Business Workshops  

March, 2020
Special Event: Tampa Bay Bank Tank
March 5
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Meet dozens of different lenders from across the region who are ready to help finance your business! Bank Tank's mission is to fuel businesses growth and expansion throughout Tampa Bay by providing business owners and entrepreneurs one stop to compare lending options in a no-pressure environment.

Free
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Starting a Business
March 3
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 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.

$10
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Gaining Access to Pinellas County Government Contracting
March 3
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learn what it takes to contract or subcontract with Pinellas County. Gain insights to Pinellas County's sourcing methods, online resources, and tips for doing business with Pinellas County. Find out what it takes to become a Pinellas County Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and the benefits the program offers, as well as the new Contract Compliance Management System-B2Gnow software system being used to assist companies.

Free
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Business Plans Made Easy
March 10
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.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.

$20
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Cyber Liability and Data Breach Insurance
March 10
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learn about the insurance solutions available to protect your business from Cyber Liability and Data Breach issues. You hear the words Cyber Security and Data Breach every day in the news, find out exactly what they mean and how they can affect your business. 

$20
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Responding to RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs
March 17
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
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Construction Bonding
March 24
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

New to the industry or looking for refresher tips? Construction bonding can protect your firm against disruptions or financial loss due to a contractor's failure to complete a project or failure to meet contract specifications. Not sure if your firm meets bonding requirements for moving up to the next level? This class will answer those questions and many more. 

$20
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Business Growth and Exit Strategies
March 31
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

What is your Business Exit Strategy? Learn how to get out of your own way and make sure that you are focused on working towards the big picture.

$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.