The Business Week Ahead: Feb 29th, 2016

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

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH

(Leap Day)

TUESDAY, MARCH 1ST

10:00am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Construction Spending (report).

10:00am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Factory Orders (report).

2:00pm
Individual auto manufacturers, seasonal factors by the Commerce Department – Auto and Truck Sales (report).

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
10 Tips for Advertising Your Business
In tough economic times, is advertising a luxury – or a necessity? Here are 10 tips for getting the most from your valuable advertising dollars.
To be held at: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – Clearwater
There is a better way of establishing product or service selling prices than by simply copying what competitors charge.
To be held at: Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2ND

(none)

THURSDAY, MARCH 3RD

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

8:30am
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor – Productivity and Costs (report).

5:30pm
University of Tampa
Sykes Hall of Fame Business Speaker Series Event @ Falk Theatre.
Featuring: John Thompson, Chairman of Microsoft Corporation, and Bob Dutkowsky, CEO of Tech Data Corporation.
Contact: Whitney Vance – [email protected] – 813/257-3782
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6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Marketing Your Business Online
You have an understanding of marketing, but how can you create more of an online strategy that is right for your business?
To be held at: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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FRIDAY, MARCH 4TH

(Employee Appreciation Day)

8:30am
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – Unemployment Report (report).

8:30am
The Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce – Trade Balance (report).

10:00am – 2:00pm
UF/IFAS Extension: Advanced Plant Identification:
This three-part plant identification series will introduce participants to the basics and not-so-basic steps required to positively identify plants. The $30 price for this series will cover the cost of a notebook and a copy of “How to Identify Plants” by H.D. Harrington, which participants will keep. During each 4-hour session, participants will have lecture, hands-on and field experiences. Each session will build on the previous one. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Advance registration required.
Brooker Creek Preserve, (727) 453-6800; 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs.
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SATURDAY, MARCH 5TH

9:30am – 12:30pm
Vegetable Gardening and Microirrigation: A Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop:
Participants will learn how to create a healthy landscape. Vegetable gardening and microirrigation basics will be covered. 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Free; advance registration required. UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, (727) 582-2100; 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo.
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SUNDAY, MARCH 6TH

(none)

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.