The Business Week Ahead: February 13th, 2017

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

 

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH
Hillsborough County Public Schools – Early Release Day – students released 1 hour early
Clean Out Your Computer Day – a day to logically review, and delete old files and programs.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH
Valentine’s Day
8:30am
Bureau of Labor statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – PPI Producer Price Index (REPORT).
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH
8:30am
Bureau of Labor statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – CPI Consumer Price Index (REPORT).
8:30am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Retail Sales (REPORT).
9:15am
Federal Reserve – Industrial Production (REPORT).
10:00am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Business Inventories (REPORT).
6:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Employee vs Independent Contractor (seminar)
Avoid IRS violations and penalties by learning the rules and requirements concerning employees vs independent contractors.
Price: Free.
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: Ondria McDonald – 727/893-7095 – [email protected]
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH

 

 

 

8:30am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Housing Starts and Building Permits (REPORT).
8:30am
The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor – Initial Claims (Unemployment) (REPORT).
2:00pm – 3:00pm
LinkedIn Live Webinar
How Millennials Are
Building Their Personal Brand on LinkedIn
Click to REGISTER.

 

5:30pm – 8:00pm
University of Tampa
John P Lowth Entrepreneurship Center 6th Annual Alumni Gathering and Awards Presentation
Annual gathering and awards presentation for UT alumni entrepreneurs and business owners.
Location: John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, Maureen A. Daly Innovation and Collaboration Building,
820 W. North A St., 8th Floor, Tampa, FL 33606
Open to UT Alumni and Friends.
Price: Free
Info: Jacki Bishop – 813/257-3700 – [email protected]
6:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Bringing Your Food Product from the Kitchen to Commercial Production (seminar)
If you’re currently making your consumable product in a kitchen and seriously considering selling it in a retail store, then this 2 hour workshop is for you. The discussion will focus on dairy and non-dairy frozen products, but is relevant to other consumable goodies. The workshop will cover basic topics to better understand the steps to manufacture and sell a safe consumable product into the retail market space.
Price: Free.
Location: St. Petersburg College – Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew Street, Room ES216, St. Petersburg, FL, 33765
Info: Walter McCracken, PhD, 727/437-0990 – [email protected]
6:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Understanding and Preparing Basic Financial Statements (seminar)
Learn how to make sense of the basic financial statements that are essential to your success in business. The workshop will review basic accounting terms and the concepts they represent and then, using concrete examples, go through the steps involved in preparing and understanding each of the Big Three.
Price: Free.
Location: The Greenhouse, Room ES113, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: Ondria McDonald – 727/893-7146 – [email protected]
6:30pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Intellectual Property Anyone? (seminar)
Learn the fundamentals of copyrights, trademarks, patents, and industrial design rights that are critical to protecting your business venture.
Price: Free.
Location: The Greenhouse, 2nd Floor, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: Walter McCracken, PhD, 727/437-0990 – [email protected]
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH
8:30am
The Conference Board – Leading Indicators (REPORT).
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH
8:00am – 5:00pm
Franchise Expo
Discovery Point Child Development Centers is looking for entrepreneurs interested owning and operating childcare facilities in Florida. Members of the Discovery Point corporate team, as well as Tampa, Florida franchisees, will be attending The Franchise Expo, to provide more information for investors on ownership opportunities. Schedule a one-on-one meeting in advance to learn from a local owner and the Discovery Point corporate team about what it takes to become an owner.
Location: Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602
Info: Spencer Reid, 404/273-0229 – [email protected]
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH
8:00am – 5:00pm
Franchise Expo
Discovery Point Child Development Centers is looking for entrepreneurs interested owning and operating childcare facilities in Florida. Members of the Discovery Point corporate team, as well as Tampa, Florida franchisees, will be attending The Franchise Expo, to provide more information for investors on ownership opportunities. Schedule a one-on-one meeting in advance to learn from a local owner and the Discovery Point corporate team about what it takes to become an owner.
Location: Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602
Info: Spencer Reid, 404/273-0229 – [email protected]

 

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