Career & Entrepreneurship Center

  CEC at St. Petersburg College

Career & Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Events


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Marketing Your Business
Tuesday, July 19th; 12-2PM
Description: No More trial and error! Develop a plan to market your business effectively and efficiently to the right customers all the time.  Effective marketing will help you find more customers and increase revenue.
Where: Pinellas County Economic Development, EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 | Please RSVP to Attend.

Construction Management Academy
July 19-21 and July 26-28th; 5:30-9PM
Description: Gain insight into managing and growing a construction business. This Construction Management Academy will examine the skill sets required of small businesses to handle large projects and learn the potential challenges and solutions to doing business with Duke Energy. Additionally, current and future bid opportunities will be shared. A Duke Entergy Sponsored Event.
Where: EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$25 | For more information please call the reservations line: 727-453-7200.

Selling to the Federal Government
Tuesday, July 26th; 12-2PM
Description: Sell to the Federal Government! This class will provide information on how to register with the Federal Government, how to locate federal opportunities, and the steps necessary to access federal business certification programs.
Where: Pinellas County Economic Development, EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 | Please RSVP to Attend.

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.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, July 13th; 9-10AM
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.

How to Research and Write Your Business Plan
Wednesday, July 13th; 5:30PM-8PM
Description: Businesses that fail to plan, plan to fail. Most business problems arise from not planning ahead. Your business plan provides you a method to take a look inward at yourself and your business, find the STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, OPPORTUNITIES, and THREATS (SWOT) and be able to assess, analyze, and correct the direction of your business BEFORE it becomes a critical threat to your success.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery for Small Business Owners
Tuesday, July 19th; 2-4PM
Description: Learn strategies for preparing your business for hurricane season and other potential disasters as well as SBA Disaster Recovery Loan info.
Where: GREENHOUSE - 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE Rapid Business Planning using Lean Canvas-Part 2 Application
Tuesday, July 19th; 6-8:30PM
Description: The Part 1 Principles workshop on July 12th is a prerequisite for this workshop. Only attendees of the July 12th workshop will be allowed to attend Part 2 Application on July 19th.
Where: Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33755
FREE | To Register, click here.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, July 20th; 9-10AM
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.

SCORE Business Startup Basics
Tuesday, July 19th; 6-8PM
Description:  Are you ready to start a new small business? This workshop will lead you through the steps you should take to be successful. Some of the topics for discussion are startup myths, critical success factors, your roles as a business owner, the most important business functions, cash flow, dealing with regulations, and finding good professional advisers. Sign up for this workshop to learn a no-nonsense approach to starting a business with a higher chance for success.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE 6 Ways to Hire Smarter
Wednesday, July 20th; 12-2PM
Description:  A Paychex HR professional will explain which hiring practices work best, show you how to implement them at your office, and help you understand the federal laws that could be waiting to ambush your business.
Where: Banquet Masters, 13355 49th Street North, Clearwater 33762.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE Elements of the Marketing Plan
Thursday, July 21st 6-8PM
Description: Learn your target market, competition, business environment and how to write and implement a marketing plan.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, July 27th; 9-10AM
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.

How to Apply for an SBA Loan
Tuesday, July 26th; 6-8PM
Description: Learn about how to apply for SBA loans and financing programs.  Loan programs, loan eligibility, and available SBA Lenders for your type of business will be discussed.
Where: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE QuickBooks Basics
Thursday, July 28th; 6-8PM
Description: Hands on seminar for new QuickBooks users.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

Grant Writing 101
Wednesday, July 27; 6-8PM
Description: The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance offers a one-evening overview of grant writing for non-profit arts and cultural organizations.  In answer to frequent requests, the Arts Alliance is offering this workshop for anyone charged with writing proposals.
Where: The Greenhouse. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
$10 | Please RSVP to Attend.