Florida SBDC at IRSC 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference Recognizes the Achievement of Outstanding Business Owners and Entrepreneurs - Indian River State College
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Florida SBDC at IRSC 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference Recognizes the Achievement of Outstanding Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Florida SBDC at IRSC 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference Recognizes the Achievement of Outstanding Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

May 30, 2019 Robert Lane

More than 240 business leaders, entrepreneurs, and Treasure Coast professionals took part in the Florida SBDC at IRSC 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference, hosted at the Kight Center for Emerging Technologies on the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce on Tuesday, May 7.

2019 SBDC Conference

The conference featured more than 12 workshops on topics such as Understanding Business Finances, Cyber Security, The Art of Government Contracting, Turbo Charge Your Team, Social Media Marketing, Website Design, Inclusion and Diversity and Leadership Training, and more offering key, timely insights to local business professionals and entrepreneurs.

Featured speakers included Dr. Jerry Parrish, chief economist and director of research for the Florida Chamber Foundation, who discussed Florida’s economic trends and what they mean for the State of Florida and the Treasure Coast, and Jim Blasingame, creator and award-winning host of the syndicated radio program, The Small Business Advocate Show. Blasingame is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on small business and entrepreneurship

The Conference also recognized outstanding business operating on the Treasure Coast:

Small Business Exporter of the Year
Inside Out Maintenance, Owners – Mario and Claudia Cossetti

Minority Owned Small Business of the Year
CER Signature Cleaning, Inc., Owners – Charles and Ruthie Ross

Government Contractor of the Year
De La Hoz Builders, Owners – Jose and Hilda De LA Hoz

Small Business Operator of the Year
Venergy Group, Owner - Corey Clive – CEO

Sponsors of the Florida SBDC at IRSC 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference were Bank of America, Dean Mead. Attorneys at Lay, Intuit Software – QuickBooks, and Palo Alto Software - Live Plan. For more information on the SBDC at IRSC or next year’s conference, all 772-462-7630 or visit www.cctiirsc.com.

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