Career & Entrepreneurship Center

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Career & Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Events


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Selling to Pinellas County Government
Tuesday Mar. 24, 12-2 PM

Description:  Get an overview of the Pinellas County Purchasing Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program. Learn how to register to do business with County Government.
Where: Pinellas County Economic Development, EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

5th Annual Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition
Thursday, April 30, 6 PM

Description:  Join us for the 5th annual college-wide competition where SPC students will receive up to $10,000 in prizes for their great ideas, business plans and elevator pitches!
Please contact our staff at competition@spcollege.edu for more details or if you are an enrolled student interested in participating!
Where: SPC Seminole Campus, UP Building, Digitorium
Please click HERE to RSVP.

SPC's Career Services offers free workshops, job fairs and other events. See SPC Career Services Events.

The event information provided is updated regularly, but these events are not managed by SPC. Students are encouraged to confirm event times, locations and costs prior to attendance.

The Florida Small Business and Entrepreneurship Forum-2015
March 24-25, 2015; Tampa, FL

Description: The Florida Small Business Forum agenda features a roster of financial experts from across the state to educate you on how to position your company for capital raising and prepare you for financial growth and success. The program features two tracks designed specifically for Small Business owners and Start-Up companies. For more information click here
Where: The Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore. 5303 west Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, 33609.
Early Registration: The early registration prices is only $145 per person( $50 off the regular price). Use the special TEC Garage discount code “Garage50” to receive an additional $50 discount. Price includes pre-conference workshop, all of the educational sessions, refreshment breaks, lunch, etc. To register, click HERE.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wed. Mar. 25, 9-10 AM

Description: Each week, Kaufman Foundation’s 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their start-up to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Register to Attend

Successfully Launching Your Business: Grand Openings & Beyond
Wed. Mar. 25, 6-7:30 PM

Description: Tips for preparing for a successful grand opening and strategies for growing your customer base after the ribbon is cut.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | to Register, Click Here

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery for Small Business Owners
Thurs. Mar. 26, 2-4 PM

Description: Learn strategies for preparing your business for hurricane season and other potential disasters as well as SBA Disaster Recovery Loan info.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

SBA Loans and Programs
Thurs. Mar. 26, 6-8 PM

Description: Overview of the Small Business Administration programs, resources and services.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

SCORE Advanced QuickBooks (Q&A)
Tues. Mar. 31, 6-8 PM

Description: QuickBooks is a powerful tool for managing your business finances. This hands-on workshop is for advanced QuickBooks users who are having difficulties with specific QuickBooks applications, and/or have tax questions that may not be covered by basic and intermediate workshops.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | to Register Click Here

SSCORE Developing a Web Presence in Today’s Marketplace
Tues. Mar. 31, 7-9 PM

Description: The workshop will describe how to create and maximize your company’s website. It will explain the options of developing a website on your own versus hiring a professional.
Where: Tarpon Springs Public Library. 138 East Lemon Street, Tarpon Springs 33469.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend