Pinellas County

Business Workshops  

May, 2019
Starting a Business
May 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.

$10
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Gaining Access to Bids
May 7
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

This is an introduction to our vendor database for opportunities: The Pinellas County Contract Compliance Management System-B2G 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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Accounting & Tax Procedures
May 10
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.

How to Do Business with Pinellas County Government
May 14
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.

Intro to Marketing
May 17
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

We can show you how to find more of the right customers and increase sales using the most cost effective marketing strategies.

$20
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Gaining Access to Bids
May 21
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

This is an introduction to our vendor database for opportunities: The Pinellas County Contract Compliance Management System-B2G 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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QuickBooks
May 24
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.

$20
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Minority Certifications
May 28
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Get Certified! Learn the benefits and how to become certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Small Business Enterprise (SBE) or Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) to best access government contracts and purchasing opportunities. Learn how to find and identify potential bids and improve your position in the bid evaluation process.

$20
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SBA Loans & Services
May 31
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

Free
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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.