The Business Week Ahead: March 7th, 2016

 

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

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 7TH

8:30am – 11:30am
UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo.
Landscape Maintenance Best Management Practices (en Español):
This training, offered in Spanish, is required for anyone who works in the landscape industry who has not already completed a Green Industries BMP training course. Training is focused on using Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM practice. The class provides the training and testing necessary to obtain the L-BMP certificate. The program is $15 and free for Pinellas County government employees, members of the school board or Master Gardeners.
Registration required: http://www.landscapebmp.eventbrite.com.

1:00pm – 3:00pm
Managing Your Money:
Participants can join the Florida Master Money Mentors for a money managing workshop. Discussions will include evaluating wants and needs, setting financial goals, building a spending and savings plan, and using a money management calendar as a tracking and planning tool. Adult participants in the class can request a Florida Master Money Mentor. 1 to 3 p.m. Free; registration required.
Register online ONLINE and search “Managing Your Money.”
Contact Nan Jensen for additional information at (727) 582-2104. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor.

3:00PM
Federal Reserve – Consumer Credit (report).

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 8TH

International (Working) Women’s Day

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9TH

10:00am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Wholesale Inventories for January (report).

6:00pm – 7:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Employee vs Independent Contractor
Avoid IRS violations and penalties by learning the rules and requirements concerning employees vs independent contractors. Which one are you hiring?
Click for INFO.

THURSDAY, MARCH 10TH

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

1:15am – 1:30pm
2016 Top Corporate Counsel
Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel
Contact: Tampa Bay Business Journal, please call 813-342-2462 from 8am–5pm Monday–Friday or email [email protected].
Click for INFO.

2:00pm
U.S. Treasury Department – Treasury Budget (report).

6:30pm – 7:45pm
SCORE – Safety Harbor
Establishing a Home Based Business
There are many advantages to a home-based business. This workshop focuses on the unique issues that go with it: addresses, tax implications, insurance, homeowner association covenants, and creating a private and professional space for visiting clients.
To be held at: Safety Harbor Library, 101 2nd Street North, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
For info: Janet Shellenberger – [email protected] – 727-437-0990
Click for INFO.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11TH

8:30am
The Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce – International Trade (report).
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SATURDAY, MARCH 12TH

(none)

SUNDAY, MARCH 13TH

(none)

If you have any significant business related events planned, please e-mail it to Tim Bryce [email protected]

@timbryce

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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.