The Business Week Ahead: January 23rd, 2017

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

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 23RD

 

Hillsborough County Public Schools – Early Release Day – students released 1 hour early
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24TH

 

10:00am
The National Association of Realtors – Existing Home Sales (REPORT).

 

12:00pm – 2:00pm
Pinellas Economic Council
Business Plans (seminar)
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.
Price: $20
Location: The EpiCenter, 13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200, Clearwater, Florida 33760; 727-464-7332
Info and Registration: 727/453-7200.

 

1:00pm – 6:00pm
2017 Innovation Summit
A gathering of entrepreneurs, investors and community leaders. Innovation Summit will bring you inspirational speakers and panelists to speak on the early stage entrepreneurial ecosystem, innovation in entrepreneurship and ways that you can support and get involved. Realizing Tampa’s entrepreneurial value and discovering what you can do for its future will be our focus.
Price: $90 (+ group rates)
Location: Tampa Marriott Waterside, 700 S Florida Ave Tampa FL, 33602
Click for Info or to Register.

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25TH

 

6:00pm
SCORE – Clearwater
Annual Recognition Dinner
This is your invitation to attend Pinellas County SCORE’s Annual Recognition Dinner buffet at Banquet Masters on Wednesday evening, January 25, 2017. Please mark your calendar and RSVP so that we have an accurate count.
Price: ?
Location: Banquet Masters, 13355 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL, 33762
Click for Info or to Register.

 

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Legal Structures (seminar)
Do you understand the various legal structures available to you as a small business owner? In this workshop you will learn the advantages and disadvantages of each type so you can decide which structure best suits your needs.
Price: Free.
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: 727/893-7146
Click for Info or to Register.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26TH

 

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

 

10:00am
Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – New Home Sales (REPORT).

 

5:00pm – 9:00pm
Clearwater Chamber of Commerce
95th Annual Meeting
Price: $100/member, $125/guest
Location: Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Click for INFO.

 

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Quickbooks Basics (seminar)
Would you like to improve your knowledge of QuickBooks to better manage your business and improve profitability?
Price: Free.
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: 727/893-7146
Click for Info or to Register.

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27TH

 

8:30am
Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce – Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (REPORT).

 

8:30am
Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Durable Goods Orders (REPORT).

 

10:00am
The Conference Board – Consumer Confidence (REPORT).

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28TH

 

Chinese New Year
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29th

 

(none)

 

GOOD READ
NY Daily News – American millennials paid 20% lower salaries than baby boomers at same age, report reveals – Jan 13th

 

THINKING IN 360 DEGREES – getting the big picture – Jan 17th

 

Gallup – The Dwindling Female Labor Force in the US – Jan 17th

 

Huffington Post – A SENSE OF BUSINESS OPTIMISM – Is a go-go era in the offing? – Jan 19th

 

Huffington Post – FACING REALITY – People plain and simply don’t want to know it. – Jan 210th

 

News Talk Radio does not necessarily endorse third party conferences, workshops, or seminars. If you have any significant business related events planned, please e-mail it to Tim Bryce [email protected]

 

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Tim Bryce is a freelance writer and management consultant located in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. As an avid writer and speaker, Tim discusses everything from business and management, to politics and morality, to systems and technology, and our ever changing world.