The Business Week Ahead: February 20th, 2017

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

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH

 

President’s Day – No public school

 

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Evaluating Franchise Opportunities – FREE Webinar
Considering purchasing a franchise? This one hour free webinar is a must to assist you in making your decision. Hear from your local specialists on how to find the right concept to fit your needs.
Info: FranNet of Central Florida, FranNet of Central Florida – [email protected] – 813-443-2119
Click to REGISTER.

 

 

6:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Sharpen your business plan. Clearly communicate your company”s message. Target your most important customers. Uncover your competitive advantages. All this and more in two action-packed workshop sessions (Feb 21st and Feb 28th) in Rapid Business Planning, using the new one page “Lean Canvas” planning tool.
Price: Free?
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Info: Ondria McDonald – 727-893-7146 – [email protected]
Click to REGISTER.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND

 

 

George Washington’s Birthday

 

 

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

 

 

7:00am – 1:00pm
University of Tampa
Leadership Summit featuring Mark Hertling
This interactive event brings together a large group of participants composed of leaders throughout the Tampa Bay business community, University of Tampa students, faculty and nationally recognized speakers, and panel members. Attendees are able to connect with local business leaders, gain valuable leadership insight and advice, and learn about hot topics in leadership.
Price: Free?
Location: UT, Vaughn Center, 9th Floor,
Info: Whitney Vance – [email protected] – 813-257-3782

 

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD

 

 

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

 

 

5:30pm – 7:30pm
State of the Markets Seminar
Please join us on one of the following dates as the IFS team gives an update on where the markets are and how to prepare for 2017.
Price:
Location: Heritage Harbor Golf Club, 19502 Heritage Harbor Pkwy, Lutz, FL 33558
Info: Kay Desvilles – [email protected] – 813-908-2701
Click to REGISTER.

 

 

6:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Business Start-up Basics (seminar)
Find out if you have what it takes to start your own business, and learn the key elements that will help you be successful.
Price: Free.
Location: Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL, 33705
Info: Ondria McDonald – 727-893-7146 – [email protected]
Click to REGISTER.

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH

 

 

(none)

 

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH

 

 

(none)

 

 

GOOD READ

 

 

IN PRAISE OF MENTORING PROGRAMS – Once almost extinct, mentoring programs are making a comeback.

 

 

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.