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entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Mitchell Lomazov, financial advisor conducts a finace class for startup business owners

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Do you need social media graphics for your business but you’re not a graphic designer? We’ve got you covered!

In this class, we’ll teach you easy-to-follow graphic design techniques to create in a free online tool called Canva.

This interactive class will cover how to make:

• Creative Instagram stories
• TikTok videos
• Facebook posts
• PDF’s
• …and more!

*Lab time is included during class for you to create your own graphics for feedback.

Ready to get designing? Sign up today!

This Workshop is Free,
But Registration Is Required*

10 Sessions: $349

MAY 23, JUNE 6, JUNE 10

Securing funding can be challenging if you aren't equipped to tell your company's or organization's story of results.

This interactive course provides step-by-step instruction of how to increase your likelihood for success in securing funding.

This 3-class series includes:

• MAY 23
Three Approaches to Get More Grants and Philanthropic Dollars

• JUNE 06
Defining Success: What Difference Does Your Company or Organization Make

• JUNE 20
Identifying Grants, Investors, and Other Marketing Tools

Who Should Attend:
Job seekers, career changers or those considering a job or career change in any industry.

3 Sessions: $99


3 Sessions: $199

Social Media
for Small Businesses

APR 12 - MAY 03

Learn how to think about social media as part of your marketing plan, how to choose which platform to use, how frequently to post, what to post, and how to leverage your posts to get more customer engagement.

This 4-class series is scheduled as follows:
•Class 1 - April 12
•Class 2 - April 19
•Class 3 - April 26
•Clasas 4 - May 3

4 Sessions: $199

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Economic Development Corporation

A team of public and private leaders committed to being the catalyst for a sustainable, globally competitive, vibrant economy in Sarasota.


Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce can help with starting your own business, growing your business and every stage in between.


Sarasota County

Office of Governmental Relations

Sarasota County assistance with regulatory or permitting concerns for businesses.


Florida Virtual Entrepreneurship Center

Networking and resources for Florida entrepreneurs.


Bradenton Area

Economic Development Corporation​

A bridge between the public and private sectors, the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development organization for the Bradenton Area.


Manatee Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce is to build a positive business environment while enhancing the community’s quality of life.


State of Florida

Division of Corporations

Informational resource for statewide business activities, registrations and certificates. The Division of Corporations provide sole proprietors and companies with the legal right to do business in the state of Florida.


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