A schedule of major business events in the Tampa Bay area.
MONDAY, MAY 2ND
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Constuction Spending (report).
TUESDAY, MAY 3RD
National Teachers Day
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Starting a Business
The best way to get started! Receive information on the necessary licenses, permits, legal documents and requirements to do business in the State of Florida. Learn to refine your ideas into a plan for success.
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Individual auto manufacturers, seasonal factors by the Commerce Department – Auto and Truck Sales (report).
SCORE – Clearwater
How to Deveop a Plan for Financing Your Business
You have written your business plan and have estimated how much money you will need to launch and operate your business until it is cash flow positive.
Location: Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755
Contact: Cheryl Gowen, 727/437-0990, [email protected]
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor – Productivity and Costs (report).
The Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce – Trade Balance (report).
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Factory Orders (report).
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Introduction to Business Startup at The Greenhouse
Are you thinking about living your dream of owning your own business? Are you in the planning stages of business start-up? Having the best information helps you make the best decisions when starting your business. This class addresses legalities, business plans, financing, marketing and the realities of being a business owner.
To register or for info: 727/893-7146
THURSDAY, MAY 5TH
Cinco de Mayo
The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor – Initial Claims (unemployment) (report).
8:00am – 5:00pm
29th Annual Government Small Business Conference
The road to securing Federal Government contracts can be blurry and uncertain. Sometimes, it becomes treacherous and, very often, frustrating. This conference will assist small business owners in navigating that path by increasing the opportunity for small businesses, government agencies and major corporations to network and develop strategic relationships.
Location: Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore, 700 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa FL 33609
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Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce
Annual Tourism Lunch
Speaker: Kelly Frailey Covato, Travel Lead for Facebook and Instagram
Location: Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL
The event begins with check in & networking at 11:00am, followed by the program at noon.
Cost is $40 per member or $50 per non-member.
Contact: Julianne Wilhelm – [email protected].
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FRIDAY, MAY 6TH
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – Employment Report (report).
Federal Reserve – Consumer Credit (report).
SATURDAY, MAY 7TH
142nd Kentucky Derby
SUNDAY, MAY 8TH
If you have any significant business related events planned, please e-mail it to Tim Bryce [email protected]
Keep the Faith!