Tampa Bay Area Business Week Ahead: November 7th, 2016

A schedule of major business events in the Tampa Bay area.

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH

Hillsborough County Public Schools – one hour early release of students.

3:00pm
Federal Reserve – Consumer Credit (REPORT).

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH

Election Day – perform your civic duty and exercise your right to vote.

7:45pm
Clearwater Chamber of Commerce
Government Affairs Meeting (seminar)
The Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce coordinates government affairs efforts on behalf of its members and the Clearwater business community. The Chamber’s member driven Government Affairs Committee includes establishing positions on issues that impact our members and the economic advancement of the region, educating elected officials about these issues and encouraging membership involvement in the Chamber’s advocacy efforts.
Price: ?
Location: Clearwater Regional Chamber, 600 Cleveland Street, Suite 200, Clearwater, FL 33755
Info: 727/461-0011

10:00am
Pinellas County Economic Development
Responding to RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs (seminar)
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.
Price: $20.00
Location: The EpiCenter, 13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200, Clearwater, Florida 33760
Info: 727/464-7332
Click to REGISTER.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH

8:00am
Clearwater Chamber of Commerce
Department of Labor Seminar
“Time is Ticking on Some Significant HR Changes”
Do you know that you need to pay your exempt employees at least $47,476 a year or pay them overtime?
Are you aware of what you can legally ask on an employment application?
Are you confident that if you’re audited, you won’t face any fines?
Do you realize that even if you’re a small employer — you have reporting requirements for ACA?
Have you budgeted for the workers’ comp rate increase (average increase is 14.6%)?
Price: ?
Location: Enterprise Village: Achieva Meeting Theater, 12100 Starkey Road, Largo, FL 33773
Info: 727/461-0011

10:00am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Wholesale Trade (REPORT).

 

6:00pm
Pinellas County Economic Development
How To Research & Write Your Business Plan (seminar)
This 2-part workshop provides insight and access to business databases available through the City library services, including premium business databases for industry, market and demographic information critical to your business plan. Next, discover the importance of a business plan, including fundamental concepts and the process of writing your plan.
Price: Free
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
To Register: 727/893-7146

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH

8:30am
The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor – Initial Claims (Unemployment) (REPORT).

2:00pm
U.S. Treasury Department – Treasury Budget (REPORT).

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH

Veterans Day

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH

(none)

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH

(none)

 

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