The Business Week Ahead: October 17th, 2016

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17TH

9:15am
Federal Reserve – Industrial Production (REPORT).

12:00pm – 1:30pm
America’s Global Leadership: What’s at Stake in 2016? (seminar)
Growing global challenges — from Syria to ISIS to Zika — impact America’s economic and security interests every day. Join General Stanley McChrystal to discuss why America’s role in the world matters.
Price:  Free
Location:  Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, 700 South Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602
Info:  Alex Grant – [email protected]202/730-4161
Click to REGISTER.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18TH

8:30AM
Bureau of Labor statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – CPI Consumer Price Index (REPORT).

5:30pm
University of Tampa
Ethics Hot Seat (seminar)
The Ethics Hot Seat Speaker Series is dedicated to bringing outstanding speakers to campus to engage our students, faculty, alumni and the business community in thought-provoking dialogue about ethical issues.
Price:  Free?
Location:  University of Tampa, Vaughn Center, Trustees Board Room
Info:  Jessica Luce – [email protected]813/257-3039

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:  The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701
Click to REGISTER.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH

8:30am
The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Housing Starts and Building Permits (REPORT).

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20TH

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

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

6:00pm
SCORE – Clearwater
Understanding and Preparing Basic Financial Statements (seminar)
Learn how to make sense of the basic financial statements that are essential to your success in business. The workshop will review basic accounting terms and the concepts they represent and then, using concrete examples, go through the steps involved in preparing and understanding each of the Big Three.
Price:  Free
Location:  St.Petersburg College – Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew Street, Room ES113, Clearwater, FL, 33765
Click to REGISTER.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST

8:30am – 11:30am
Pinellas County Economic Development
Reverse Trade Show Attendees (seminar)
Meet Pinellas County department buyers, as well as purchasing agents from surrounding counties, at this free annual event. Learn how to grow your business by providing products and services needed by local government agencies.
Price:  Free
Location:  The Conference Center on St. Petersburg College’s Seminole Campus, 9200 113th Street North, Seminole, FL 33760
Open to the Public.
Businesses Register HERE.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22ND

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23RD

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News Talk Florida 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.