Six years ago I visited an indigenous village in southern Mexico called Santa Cruz Mixtepec. It was, or used to be, one of those impoverished rural hamlets that sent most of its population over the U.S. border to find living-wage
October 4, 2013 (TAMPA) – Selma Canas joined the Florida Small Business Development Center at University of South Florida as a certified business analyst this week. Canas is a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) and the International Small Business
Impact Industrial Supplies, Inc., an industrial supplier, merchant wholesaler, and supply chain management company, celebrated its 22nd anniversary in 2013 with a positive outlook and a strong history. Impact has 16 employees and closed 2012 with sales of $6.4 million.
Mario Iezzoni, CBA with the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida College of Business, was Interviewed by FOX13TampaBay read more FOX 13 News
As a college student Carlos Cubas was hired as a painter in small odd jobs by a local painting company. That experience served as inspiration to create C & C Painting Contractors, Inc. in 1994. Cubas set out to build
Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance Business Seminar Series 2013-2014 Schedule Tampa Bay WorkForce Alliance’s (TBWA) no-cost business seminars offer excellent training and resource tools for HR professionals and business owners. Designed to address current issues concerning employers in today’s workplace, these dynamic offerings are based on
Fashion and lifestyle collide in an American Dream Youth, vision and energy are the right combination for this Lifestyle Brand fashion business. Black & Denim Apparel Company has brought together three partners with very different backgrounds but one goal in
Ribbon cutting ceremony for Black and Denim Apparel Company opening their first, flagship boutique off 7th Avenue in Ybor City. Black and Denim Apparel Company is a small, local clothing line right here in Tampa.
FOX 13 News MBE certification – Women, Minority and Veteran Certification. Check out our next training date.
WorkNet Pinellas & Tampa Bay WorkForce Alliance’s Internship Program provides opportunities for individuals who have completed occupational classroom skills training that need to gain job-related skills and knowledge. By participating, employers benefit by being reimbursed up to 80% for the intern’s wages
Open enrollment for the new health insurance marketplace is just around the corner. To help small businesses in our Tampa Bay community prepare for October 1, I am hosting a small business workshop with experts from the federal government, Small Business
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY ICT GOING GLOBAL: INCREASING YOUR REVENUE THROUGH EXPORT SALES August 15, 2013 201 N. Franklin St, Suite 201 Tampa, FL, 33602* 8:30 am -11:00 am
Florida Export Series, August 2013, Tampa FL Attention Small Businesses: No business is too small to go global. Florida is the nation’s fourth-largest export state. More than 95 percent of its exporters are small and medium-sized enterprises. Like to go
About La Idea The Latin American IdEA Partnership (La Idea) is a platform that connects entrepreneurs in the United States and Latin America to each other, as well as to resources that will help them cultivate and grow innovative
Dear Tampa Bay & Southwest Florida Exporters: Are you interested in exporting your products or services to Australia and New Zealand? If so, you are invited to attend our LUNCH ‘N’ LEARN event on “Doing Business in Australia and New Zealand” on Thursday, July 25 from
Cut through the clutter and confusion, and meet with a variety of lenders to explore options to finance and grow your business. If you need to add equipment, supplies, payroll or insurance, this is the perfect opportunity to build effective
Dear Tampa Bay & Southwest Florida Exporters, You are invited to attend our EXPORT COMPLIANCE BOOTCAMP on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the EpiCenter, 13805 58th Street North, Clearwater, FL.
Nine steps to assure your small business survives the unexpected Small business owners are so concerned with day-to-day operations they shove-aside the notion of needing to continuously tend to the less immediate business functions. But, if you’ve been in business
26th Annual Government Small Business Conference Date: May 1-2, 2013 Location: Higgins Hall, 5225 N. Himes Ave. Tampa FL 33614 Whether your company is already committed to selling its products and services to the government or you’d like to start
The Florida Small Business Development Center, which has helped Pasco County businesses start and grow since 1980, now has a new location. For the past several years, the SBDC’s consultants have used office space provided by the local chambers and