We have a multitude of workshops and networking events this week at the FSBDC – There is something for everyone in business.  Click on any of the events below to find out more and register TODAY!

Access to Capital 02Reminder: August 1 – Inaugural Access to Capital – space is filling up quickly REGISTER ONLINE TODAY. If You Are a Business Owner Seeking $’s for Your Business – This is a MUST Attend, no-cost event.  Click Here to Register online today.


SmallBizChatWednesday, July 23, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Cape Coral: Cape Coral Business Chat. Cape Coral, Fla. – Join the FSBDC in Cape Coral for this information business chat.  This is a no-cost workshop, registration is required.  Click here to register online.

FAQThursday, July 24, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Cape Coral: FAQ – Starting a Business and Finance. Workshop provides answers to the most FAQ’s and addresses the real facts about your capital investment, & loans. Click here to register and pay online.

JGoogle+oin Theresa Ayers for this new seminar at the Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC). Learn what Google tools are available and how they will help your business. Participants will learn how to create a profile page, business page, and develop a strategic posting plant to incorporate into social media sites. This is a 2-Part Series.  Click here to register and pay online.


Estero ChamberThursday, July 24, 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m., Fort Myers/FGCU: Estero Chamber Business After Hours – Meet the new Lutgert College of Business Dean, Dr. Robert Beatty and the team of the Florida SBDC @ FGCU. Registration is required. Register online at http://bit.ly/EsteroChamberAfterHours

RetirementFriday, July 25, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Punta Gorda: Why Your Business Needs a Retirement Plan and How to pay for it. Retirement Professionals estimate less than 10% of Locally Owned Businesses provide a retirement plan for the owners and their employees and 100% of them hope to retire some day! Hope is not a plan; business owners need a plan for their retirement!   Click here to register and pay online.

Government ContractingFriday, July 25, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Fort Myers: Doing Business with the Federal Government (Final Class) Parts 5 and 6.  Click here to register online for this no-cost workshop.


small-business-finance-termsSaturday, July 26, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Fort Myers: Understanding Financial Statements.  Join Dave Arseneau, CBA and demystify how to read your financial statements and assess if you are ready for the next level of business growth.  Click here to register and pay online.


golf123456789SAVE THE DATE –September 26, Annual Small Business Resource Network Golf Tournament – Click here to register you, your team, or sponsor the event – There are several sponsorship opportunities.

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