Pinellas County

Business Workshops  

November, 2018
Starting a Business
Nov. 6
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.

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Special Event:
Pinellas Retail Academy
Nov. 9
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Find out how to capitalize on the current retail trends that are empowering small businesses to think big. In this Academy you will learn tips to build stronger loyalty and relevance with your customers. These topics will provide you with the tools you need to stay close to your customers, generate sales, and increase revenue.
Marketing to Increase Sales
Nov. 13
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.
Accounting & Tax Procedures
Nov. 20
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.
Profit Mastery
Nov. 27
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.
Partner Event:
SPARK Business Workshop
Nov. 14
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Attend one or all three breakout sessions: Small Business Finance Options, The Importance of Creating a Lean Strategic Business Plan, Strategic Succession Planning.
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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.