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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Small Business Expo – Manatee Central Library

November 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Bradenton Small Business

Small Business Expo at the Manatee Central Library

Own a Small Business? We’ve got resources for you!

To help show appreciation for the tremendous value small businesses bring to the local community, the Economic Development Division of Manatee County Government’s Neighborhood Services Department will be hosting a FREE Expo. Exhibitors in all areas of small business development will be on hand, including financial, marketing, workforce recruiting and training.

Also, find out more about the Manatee Central library’s new Business Incubator and conference area with innovative technology to hold meetings or train your team. Manatee County Libraries has the resources to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, including online business directories, investment research, county reports, industry reports, demographics, marketing plan development, online full-text business magazines, newspapers and trade journals and mailing lists.

This is a great opportunity to:

  • Network with small business peers
  • Learn about products & services that could benefit your business
  • Gain invaluable industry insights


Career Source Suncoast
Central Community Redevelopment Agency
Manasota SCORE
Manatee Chamber of Commerce
Manatee Community Federal Credit Union
Manatee Co. Black Chamber of Commerce
Manatee County Brownfields Coalition
Manatee Co. Economic Development
Manatee County Sheriff’s Office
SBDC Florida
Spark Growth Station 2 Innovation
State College of Florida
Suncoast Community Capital
United Way of Manatee County
Whole Child Manatee

Full details here.


November 14, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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