Career & Entrepreneurship Center

  CEC at St. Petersburg College

Career & Entrepreneurship Center

Upcoming Events


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Selling to the Federal Government
Thursday, April 16th; 12-2PM

Description: The Florida SBDC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will provide 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 I Click to Register.

SCORE Tips to Buying or Selling Your Business
Thursday, April 16th; 6PM

Description: Learn important questions buyers should ask before buying a business, and learn the deadly missteps some owners make when selling their business.
Where: SPC-Clearwater Campus. 2465 Drew Street.. Clearwater 33765.
FREE I Please RSVP to Attend  

Accounting &Tax Procedures for New and Existing Business
Thursday, April 23rd; 12-2PM

Description: Understand proper accounting procedures and record keeping requirements necessary to manage your business, calculate payroll, and pay state and federal taxes.
Where: Pinellas County Economic Development, EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 I Click to Register.

Online Bookeeping
Tuesday, April 28th; 12-2PM

Description: Get an overview of Xero cloud based accounting software. Learn how to set up an account for your business using an easy to use secure application accessible by multiple users from phone, tablet, or pc anywhere.  Bring your pc and get started at a discount with this class. Guest presenter Michael DeLucia, CPA, CFP.
Where: Pinellas County Economic Development, EpiCenter 13805 58th Street North, Largo, FL 33760
$20 I
Click to Register.

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

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, April 15th; 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 Introduction to Business Taxes
Thursday, April 16th; 6-8PM

Description: Learn recent business tax law changes, handling business profits/losses, possible tax-filing deadlines, commonly missed tax deductions, avoiding common IRS penalties for startups and more! Geared toward startup businesses.
Where: Enoch Davis Recreation Center. 1111 18th Avenue South, St Pete 33705.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

SCORE Elements of the Marketing Plan
Tuesday, April 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

SCORE Keys to Running a Successful Business
Tuesday, April 21st; 6:30-7:45PM

Description: Presenter Larry Hunt, a successful entrepreneur, will highlight the Key reasons for business failure and the Keys to Running a Successful Business and how you can master these keys to make sure that you meet your profit goals.
Where: Palm Harbor Library. 2330 Nebraska Ave. Palm Harbor 34683.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, April 22nd; 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 Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive
Thursday, April 23rd; 6-8PM

Description:  This workshop provides a systematic approach to solving business problems.
Where: The Greenhouse-440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, April 29th; 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

QuickBooks (Inter.) Part 1: The Sales Process-Setting Up Customers, Sales, ETC.
Thursday, April 30th; 6-8PM

Description: Hands-on workshop for users who need to record sales outside of QuickBooks and post revenue to books.  Users will learn the basic framework to add customers, create sales receipts and invoices and post payment as bank deposits.
Where: The Greenhouse - 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

SCORE 10 Tips for Advertising Your Business
Tuesday, May 5th; 6-8PM

Description: The media, positioning your business; the internet; and marketing tips for small business owners.
Where: The Greenhouse - 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

1 Million Cups (1MC) St. Petersburg
Wednesday, May 6th; 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 101: How To Close Deals, Get Clients and Make Money
Wednesday, May 6th; 2-4PM

Description: An intense two-hour workshop focusing on how to sell your product. Learn how to determine distribution channels, evaluate your sales process, build a sales team and motivate them using sales tools and much more!
Where: The Greenhouse - 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

Nonprofit Business Startup
Wednesday, May 6th; 6-8PM

Description: Interested in starting a non-profit organization? Learn about startup, funding and collaborations specific to this sector through presentations and a panel discussion.
Where: The Greenhouse- 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
$20 | Please RSVP to Attend

SCORE New Marketing: Social, Experiential & Viral
Thursday, May 7th; 6-8PM

Description: Get the most out of your social media marketing!  Learn about Facebook, Twitter, etc.; strategies for effective use; and what "viral" means for your business.
Where: THE GREENHOUSE. 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

SCORE Legal Structures
Tuesday, May 12th; 6-8PM

Description: Learn the most common business legal structures to consider, plus advantages & disadvantages of each, and more!
Where: The Greenhouse - 440 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend

SCORE Business Start-up Basics
Tuesday, May 12th; 6:30-7:15PM

Description: Are you ready to start a new small business? This workshop will lead you through the steps you should take to be successful.
Where: Barbara S. Ponce Public Library. 7770 52nd Street North, Pinellas Park 33781.
FREE | Please RSVP to Attend  

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