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Special Message from the Florida SBDC Network:

Florida SBDC Network to Celebrate Inaugural SBDC Day March 22

State's Principal Provider of Business Assistance Invites Small Businesses, Communities to Join National Celebration 

Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) - Business has changed dramatically over the last 40 years, and the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has been there throughout. To celebrate the success and impact that SBDCs foster each year, the network will take part in SBDC Day on Wednesday, March 22.     CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

CPR Tools, a Fort Myers-based company specializing in data recovery, eradication, advanced repairs and data security, was honored Monday on Capitol Hill. 

Registration Opens for the 30th Annual Government Small Business Conference -
This is a National Small Business Week event.

Opening Keynote Speaker set for 30th Annual Government Small Business Conference -
The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida will host Scott Algeier, founder, president and CEO of cybersecurity consulting firm Conrad, Inc., as the opening keynote speaker at the 30th Annual Government Small Business Conference. The conference will be held Friday, May 5, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Holiday Inn Westshore, Tampa.
 MARCH 2017 SBDC Update (2)
County Commissioners Steve Champion, Nick Nicholson, John Mitten, and Wayne Dukes, along with President/CEO of the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, Patricia Crowley, recognize Florida SBDC at USF Area Director, Eileen Rodriguez and SBDC Business Consultant Bill Burnham.  

The statistics don't lie. Nearly 1 in 10 of all U.S. small businesses are veteran-owned.

In honor of Veterans Day, we'd like to highlight resources that aspiring and current veteran entrepreneurs can utilize. From writing your business plan to government contracting, SBA has resources to help you start and grow your small business. Learn more
Expand Your Knowledge During National Distance Learning Week  
Find out more with Small Business Administration

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 SBDC Business Consultant Bill Burnham with
 Stephanie Knight, Health & Wellness of Central Florida

 SBDC Business Consultant Bill Burnham with
 Teri Nichols, Spherion Staffing Services

Burnham - PIC & BIO