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Dealing with COVID Cancellations? Reschedule Your Event at GROVE

This Lakewood Ranch event space is perfect for any occasion, at any size.

07/29/2020

Economy

Economic Outlook is Positive, Says Florida Chief Economist

The state currently has a 3.1 unemployment rate; the probability of a recession has dropped to 21.2 percent.

01/10/2020 By Staff

Lectures

'Dreamers & Doers' Speaker Series Kicks Off This Month

The first speaker in the series is former Procter & Gamble CEO AG Lafley.

11/13/2019 By Staff

Make it sew

What's in Her Bag: Canned Ham Vintage's Cheri McNulty

One tote's contents reveal the busy days and secret escapes of a vintage revivalist.

10/29/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Mobile Menswear

New Men's Suit Truck Brings Custom Couture to Your Doorstep

Donald Carlson's new fashion truck Tweeds provides bespoke suits and shirts for the sophisticated gentleman.

09/17/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Air Force One

Sarasota-Manatee Detailer Named to Air Force One Detailing Team at Seattle's Museum of Flight

The original Air Force One presidential jet from 1959 is currently in preservation stages after 15 years of restoration.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Space race

Gecko's Opens New Event and Meeting Space

Signature Events & Catering is located in The Landings, in the original Gecko's location that closed in 2017.

04/22/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Tiger Bay

Sarasota Tiger Bay Club to Talk Economic Forecasts

The meeting will be held on May 2 and will feature a panel of three experts.

04/22/2019 Photography by Staff

Networking

Economic Development Corporation's Annual Barbecue Set for March 7

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation is hosting its 31st annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Totally Smitten

Pip and Grow's Cardboard Bassinet Boxes Help Babies Sleep Safely

The company's baby boxes—which are based on a Finnish tradition—just won a National Outstanding Retail Small Business award from SCORE.

10/25/2018 By Megan McDonald

Networking

Co-Working Space to Celebrate Milestone Friday

Bradenton's Station 2 Innovation is holding a free open house to celebrate the three-year anniversary of its opening from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12.

10/10/2018 By Staff

New hires

Economic Development Corporation Hires Manager to Assist Established Businesses

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation recently hired Elizabeth Cordes.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Wealth

Florida No. 2 in Ranking of States Based on Income Inequality

The North Port, Sarasota and Bradenton region ranked No. 12 in a list of the most unequal metropolitan areas in the country.

07/23/2018 By Staff

Education

Veterans Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Training

The Veterans Florida program is intended for veterans who own their own business or who are considering starting a new business.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Still No. 6 in Ranking of Best States in Which to Start a Business

Texas was ranked as the top state in which to start a business, followed by Utah, Georgia, Montana, Oklahoma and then Florida.

07/02/2018 By Staff

Disasters

New State Website Created to Help Businesses Prepare for Hurricanes

The site includes information on resources available to Florida businesses before, during and after natural disasters.

06/08/2018 By Staff

Investments

Local Companies Semi-Finalists for Shark Tank-Style Competition

VenturePitch SWFL recently selected 10 semi-finalists for its most recent investment contest, a list that includes one Sarasota company and one Venice company.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Education

'Entrepreneur Expo' to Be Held Feb. 21

The State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota event is designed to demonstrate the benefits of owning and managing a business.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Networking

Economic Development Corporation Holds Barbecue Feb. 22

Tickets are $65-$75.

02/02/2018 By staff

Leadership

Free Workshop Helps Nonprofits Prevent Sexual Harassment

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation workshop will be led by Jennifer Compton, a partner at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.

01/16/2018 By staff