Pinellas County Business News
July, 2018
Pinellas County Finance Fair: July 10
The Pinellas County Finance Fair is a chance for prospective business borrowers 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 guess which lender is the best match. Cut through the clutter and confusion and meet with a variety of lenders to explore options to finance and grow your business. Discuss your needs with a loan officer or browse the financing options in one convenient spot. Free registration includes lunch - register today at

New in the Data Center...
Imports, Exports, & Trade Balances
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Pinellas County exported $37.3 billion dollars in goods and services last year and imported $41.1 billion. Find out what we make and what we take in this new trade report.
2018 BioFlorida Conference: Oct. 14 - 16
The 21st Annual BioFlorida conference will be held Oct. 14 - 16 in Ft. Lauderdale. The two-day event will include:
  • A program featuring scientific advancements and business achievements
  • General sessions with keynote speakers and 3 session tracks
  • BioPitch Competition giving emerging companies the opportunity to present their business plan and financing needs to investors
  • Several networking receptions and an Awards Ceremony
  • One-on-One Partnering
  • Opportunities to connect with leaders in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagricultural sectors


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2019 Florida Venture Capital Conference - Apply to Present
Is your Pinellas business a contender for venture capital? Apply to present at the Florida Venture Capital Conference, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2019 in St. Petersburg. Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of venture capitalists and private equity investors. Learn more and register at
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The Florida Small Business Development Center at Pinellas County Economic Development hosts a number of business workshops each month. Find a full schedule of upcoming workshops at

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Clearwater, FL 33760