City Services and Incentives

Topic: City Services and local business incentives        Partners: City of St. Petersburg Greenhouse, Planning and Development Services, and Water Resources Staff Are you considering opening up or relocating your business to a physical location? Join this webinar to learn about key points for […]

How the City Buys

Topic: Government Contracting        Provider: The Greenhouse and City of St. Petersburg Procurement The city purchases a wide array of goods, professional services and construction services for various operations and projects. If you operate a business, small or large, and are interested in learning about contracting […]

Basics of Bonding

Topic: Financial Security       Provider: The Greenhouse and Peak Performance Bonds This workshop includes a discussion of the function, types and cost of surety bonds; and how to obtain them. This is a required workshop for certification as a City of St. Petersburg Small Business Enterprise […]

Estimating & Bidding

Topic: Government Contracting    Provider: The Greenhouse & Austin Commercial Learn some of the secrets that can make the difference between a good estimate and a profitable estimate. Find out how your estimates can be more accurately and where to find “leaks” in your bids that may be […]

Pricing for Profit

Topic: Business Basics      Provider: The Greenhouse & SCORE Many businesses set their selling prices by simply copying what their competitors charge. While this might work, this will often lead to losses and not profits for any individual company. In order to Price for Profit, a company […]

Disaster Preparedness/Recovery for Small Business

Topic: Disaster Mitigation      Provider: The Greenhouse, St. Pete Fire & Rescue, SBA Is your business prepared for a disaster? Unfortunately, the sun does not always shine in Tampa Bay; but if you are prepared, your business may shine through no matter what the forecast. Learn […]