Here’s What You Need To Know For The Business Week

The Business Week For October 3rd


Hillsborough Schools – Early Release Day – students released 1 hour early.

The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Construction Spending (Report)

8:30am – 11:30am
Clearwater Chamber of Commerce
Department of Labor (DOL) seminar
Location: Epicenter at SPC, 13805 58th St N, Clearwater, FL 33760
Price: Free for members; $10 for non-members.
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Click to REGISTER.

Individual auto manufacturers, seasonal factors by the Commerce Department – Auto and Truck Sales (Report)


12:00pm – 2:00pm
Pinellas County Economic Development
Starting a Business (seminar)
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.
Price: $10
Location: Epicenter at SPC, 13805 58th St N, Clearwater, FL 33760
Info: 727/453-7200
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4:00pm – 5:00pm
University of Tampa
Center for Leadership Speaker Series with James Burkhart (lecture)
Jim Burkhart was named president and CEO of Tampa General Hospital (TGH) in 2013. Since arriving at TGH, Burkhart has focused on developing a new strategic plan, strengthening the hospital’s ties with its academic partner, the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, and creating innovative healthcare partnerships in the community.
Price: Free?
Location: The University of Tampa, JS 131
Info: Whitney Vance – – 813/257-3782

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – Clearwater
Business Start-up Basics (seminar)
Are you ready to start a new small business? This no-nonsense workshop will help you answer that question, and lead you through the steps you should take to be successful.
Price: Free
Location: Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755
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6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – St. Petersburg
Elements of the Marketing Plan (seminar)
Finding the right customers, and crafting the right strategies to attract them to your product or service, are the essential elements to a successful marketing plan.
Defining your target market, understanding your competition, and communicating what makes your product or service unique are the foundation for your marketing plan. In this workshop, you will learn how to write a marketing plan that will drive your business success.
Price: Free
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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The Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce – International Trade (REPORT).

The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Factory Orders (REPORT).

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Pinellas County Economic Development
Introduction to Business Startup (seminar)
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.
Price: Free
Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
To register or for Info: 727/893-7146

6:00pm – 8:00pm
SCORE – Clearwater
Marketing Mysteries Solved (seminar)
There is more to marketing than simply driving sales or crafting an advertising strategy.
In this interactive discussion we will reveal the relationships between marketing, advertising, and sales. Each has a distinct part to play in generating profitable revenue. You will discover the most important aspects that make each component work together and how to determine the best ways to incorporate each into your business planning.
Price: Free
Location: St. Petersburg College – Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew Street Room ES318, Clearwater, FL 33755
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The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor – Initial Claims (Unemployment) (REPORT).


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor – Employment Report (REPORT).

8:30am – 12:30pm
Live2Lead: Tampa Bay 2016
Tampa Bay is a leader development experience designed to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways.
Price: $117 Individual, $267 VIP, $702 Table for 6
Location: Hillsborough Community College, Brandon Campus Conference Center, 10414 East Columbus Drive, Tampa, FL 33619
For Info: The John Maxwell Team, James S. Moore,, 727/386-9660

The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce – Wholesale Trade (REPORT).

Federal Reserve – Consumer Credit (REPORT).


News Talk Florida – WHAT IS BUSINESS? – Sounds like an innocent question, but do we have a consensus understanding? – Sep 26th

News Talk Florida – BECOMING “AMERICANIZED” – Thanks to the Internet, the work habits of other countries is changing. – Sep 27th

GALLUP: Do Employees Really Know What’s Expected of Them? – Sep 27th

News Talk Radio 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

Keep the Faith!