Career & Entrepreneurship Center

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Career & Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Events


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Business Plans for New and Existing Businesses
Thursday, August 21st; 3-5PM

Description: Learn how to make your business plan specific to your purpose. You will learn the best format for your purpose and best sources to research to guide your plan.
Where: Pinellas County Economic Development, EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 | Click to Register.

Ready, Set, Sell to the Federal Government for New and Existing Businesses
Thursday, August 28th; 12-2PM

Description: Obtain information on how to register with the Federal government, how to locate federal opportunities and the steps necessary to obtain federal certifications and so much more!
Where: Pinellas County Economic Development, EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 | Click to Register.

 

     

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.

SCORE Preparing Your Business Plan Workshop
Saturday, August 16th; 9AM-Noon

Description:
For new and existing businesses covering in depth the following key elements of a written business plan.
Where:
SCORE Training Center, Corporate Square Building 400. 7402 N 56th St, Suite 425, Tampa 33617
$35 | Please RSVP to Attend.

Real Estate Mastermind Group Monthly Meeting
Monday, August 18th; 8:45AM Networking,
9-10:15AM Meeting “How to Overcome Objections and Come Out Winning”


Description: Monthly roundtable discussion. Upcoming meetings: September 15th, October 20th, November 17th and December 15th. Where: Pinellas Realtor® Organization (PRO) Board Room. 4590 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater 33762.
Free. Please RSVP to LINDA GOLDFARB or call/text 727-415-3016.

StartUp Xchange hosted by Tampa Bay Innovation Center
Tuesday, August 19th; 5-7PM

Description:
Monthly gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators and Innovation Center Mentors held in a different restaurant in the Tampa Bay area. Innovation Center mentors are available to share their advice and experience. Mentors and locations vary each month.
Where: St. Pete Brewing Company, 544 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL
Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE Establishing a Home Based Business
Tuesday, August 19th; 6-8PM

Description: Focuses on unique issues of home based business, including tax implications, insurance, homeowner association covenants, and creating a private and professional ambiance for clients.
Where: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Register to Attend.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, August 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 Sales Skills for Business Success (Part 1)
Wednesday, August 20th; 6-8PM

Description: First of a two night program, this session will be a combined full group seminiar plus small group workshops on the 10 basic components of a strong small business sales program.  Part 2 of this series will be held on August 27th.
Where: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Register to Attend.

Green Tech Meetup
NEW monthly event hosted by Tampa Bay Innovation Center
Thursday, August 21st, 5-7PM

Description: Two hour happy hour each month with all of your green tech friends. Green Tech meetup is open to all and all are welcome! This is an informal opportunity for individuals in green energy, marine science and sustainability fields to network with one another and share their experiences and challenges.The meetup is in St. Petersburg, Florida’s first designated “Green City”.
Where: The Hangar Restaurant, 540 1st St. S.E., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
RSVP to attend.

SCORE Business Startup Basics
Thursday, August 21st; 6-8PM

Description: Covers concept feasibility, marketing, business planning, financing and licensing issues.
Where: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE Pricing for Profit
Thursday, August 21st; 6:30-7:45PM

Description: The basics of understanding your costs of doing business and relate these costs to an understanding of Gross Profit, Margin and Markup for a better position to put the right prices on your product or service.
Where: Safety Harbor Library, 101 2nd Street North, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend.

SCORE Social Media
Tuesday, August 26th; 6-8PM

Description: Learn the benefits and risks associated with the use of social media as a marketing tool.
Where: THE GREENHOUSE. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
$20 | Please RSVP to Attend.

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, August 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.

Tampa Bay Innovation Center: Pitch Practice
Wednesday, August 27th; 6-8PM

Description: The Innovation Center’s biweekly Pitch Practice is challenging all entrepreneurs to give them their best pitch! Come and join the Innovation Center’s Client Service Manager, JJ Roberts and other entrepreneurs to practice pitching your startup. You will have a change to give your best 30 second pitch and you will receive support and feedback!
Where: TBA
RSVP: Jen Suereth at suerethj@tbinnovates.com or call 727-547-7340

SCORE Sales Skills for Business Success (Part 2)
Wednesday, August 27th; 6-8PM

Description: Part two of this series features attendee presentation on small business sales programs developed for their own company with SCORE help during the interim week between workshops. Attendees are REQUIRED to complete Part 1 of this series offered on Wednesday, August 20th from 6-8PM.
Where: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Register to Attend.

Nonprofit Business Startup (Introduction)
Thursday, August 28th; 6-8PM

Description: Interested in starting a non for profit organization? Learn about start-up, funding and collaborations specific to this sector through presentations and panel discussion.
Where: Enoch Davis Recreation Center, 1111 18th Avenue South, St Petersburg, FL 33705
FREE | Register to Attend.

Tampa Bay Innovation Center Presents TECH Talk
Tuesday, September 9th; 8:30-10:30AM

Description: Diary of an Entrepreneur. TECH Talk continues the Diary of an Entrepreneur series with Charlotte Baker, founder & CEO of Digital Hands.  This quarterly series will feature successful Tampa Bay made, Tampa Bay proud entrepreneurs who will share their stories and what they learned along the way.
Where: Microsoft, 5426 Bay Center Drive, 7th Floor, Tampa 33609
FREE | Register to Attend.