The Business Week Ahead: June 20th, 2016

 

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

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20TH

 

 

Summer Solstice

 

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 21ST

 

 

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
QuickBooks Online and Beyond
Running your small business from a tablet or smart phone is now possible. This course will provide an overview of QuickBooks Online, cloud accounting and useful apps for small businesses.
Cost: Free
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Click to REGISTER.

 

 

7:00pm – 9:00pm
SCORE – Tarpon Springs
How to Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive
Breathe new energy and profitability into your business by learning how to plan for growth and success.
Entrepreneurs are often so focused on the day-to-day operations needed for survival that they don’t take time to look at the business as a whole. Changes can be made in every business to stimulate growth, improve competitive position, and increase customer satisfaction. In this workshop you will receive practical advice about using the essential disciplines of Money, Marketing, and Management to build a better business.
Cost: Free
Location: Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 East Lemon Street, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Click to REGISTER.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22ND

 

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

 

4:00pm – 7:30pm
12th Annual Central Pinellas Business Showcase
Presented by the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce. More than 60 businesses and organizations will be featured
Location: Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive.
Free
Info: 727/584-2321 or http://www.CentralChamber.biz/

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 23RD

 

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).

 

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Establishing a Home Based Business
Understand the unique challenges that go with running a home based business. Imagine being able to roll out of bed and work in your pajamas. No more long commutes, fighting crowds and traffic just to get to work. Sound like a pipe dream? Well, it’s a reality for millions of home-based business owners.
Cost: Free
Location: Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Avenue S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Click to REGISTER.

 

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 24TH

 

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

 

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25TH

 

 

10:30am – 12:00pm
Pinellas County
UF/IFAS Extension: Introduction to Florida-Friendly Landscaping
This overview class will familiarize participants with the Nine Principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping. The class
will be taught by Brian Niemann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping Extension Agent. Attendees
will receive a copy of The Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Handbook, a 50 page guide providing
detailed information about designing and maintaining a Florida-Friendly Landscape. All ages
welcome but recommended age is 10 and over.
Cost: Free
Advance registration required: http://www.brookercreekpreserve.eventbrite.com/ or 727/453-6800
Location: Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs.

 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 26TH

 

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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.