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Featured Courses

Tuesday, June 4, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Creating a business plan doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

In this workshop, you’ll discover the essential elements that should be included in your business plan and how they seamlessly come together.

Who Should Attend:

Entrepreneurs launching a new venture, business owners refining their business vision, or those seeking strategic clarity.

Location: The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce 1945 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL 34236

10 Sessions: $349
10 Sessions: $349

Tuesday, July 9, 2024, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Social media has transformed the landscape for small businesses in today’s digital age. With billions of active users across various platforms, it offers a substantial opportunity for businesses to connect with a wide audience and showcase their products and services.

In this workshop, you will learn strategies to identify your target audience, select the right social media platform for your business, and explore techniques for crafting compelling content.

Who Should Attend:

Small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing managers, content creators and anyone who wants to learn more about social media marketing.

Location: The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce 1945 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL 34236

10 Sessions: $349

Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Harness the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for your small business marketing strategy.

This comprehensive workshop covers essential objectives for small businesses, from streamlining processes through automation to making data-driven decisions and implementing customer-engaging chatbots.

Who Should Attend:

Small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing managers, web designers and anyone who wants to learn more about artificial intelligence tools to boost their marketing.

Location: The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce 1945 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL 34236

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Community Resources

Sarasota County

Economic Development Corporation

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

edcsarasotacounty.com

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.

sarasotachamber.com

Sarasota County

Office of Governmental Relations

Sarasota County assistance with regulatory or permitting concerns for businesses.

scgov.net

Florida Virtual Entrepreneurship Center

Networking and resources for Florida entrepreneurs.

FLVEC.com

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.

bradentonareaedc.com

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.

manateechamber.com

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.

sunbiz.org

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