Palm Beach Partners exists to enhance opportunities, strengthen and grow Small Businesses. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. This benefit also extends to private sector bids and other third-party contracts. The Palm Beach Partners is a coalition of City, County, State and non-profit agencies aligned to maximize economic development opportunities in the region. Business owners participate in 10-minute power talks, lectures and workshops with government agencies and private corporations. Each entity offers technical assistance, consolidated resources and serves as small business advocates.
Florida Water Management District, and Seabron Smith, Exec. . Participation by your company can be accomplished in a variety of ways. Forbes answer questions from vendors. Forbes outlined the difference between a small business enterprise and a disadvantaged business enterprise and explained the certification process. The greatest exposure is through sponsorship.
It values business relationships and strives to promote fair and equitable treatment of all suppliers. Notify me of new posts by email. Large companies will benefit by meeting face-to-face with small business owners who can provide goods and services that are needed to win agency bids. The evening will culminate with a networking reception. Palm Beach Partners will have an opportunity to increase their certification databases, and small businesses owners will meet with other businesses both large and small. To gain additional recognition a sponsor could strike a matchmaker partnership with a small business. Information and insights are shared from the Palm Beach Partners on the 8th annual Palm Beach County Business Matchmaker Conference and Expo.
All matchmaker success stories will be highlighted during the closing afternoon session. Palm Beach Partners operates under an Inter-local Agreement that provides a streamlined unified certification process. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Cohen Pavilion. Lucie Counties can generate region-wide opportunities at a single gathering. Forbes presenting a workshop on upcoming Palm Tran initiatives.
The City of West Palm Beach Procurement Department offers opportunities for all suppliers, including small businesses. Palm Beach Partners requests your presence at the Matchmaker Conference. The organization and its' members are a catalyst between the public and private sectors to promote dialog, planning and action. Business owners participate in 10-minute power talks, lectures, and workshops with government agencies and private corporations. Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. The goal of this conference is to bring State, County, and Local Government Agencies, major corporations and small businesses together to match the multitude of disciplines needed to participate on major contracts.
Businesses learn they have a plethora of places to turn to. Sponsors of the Conference will be recognized in many ways. Host Tonya Davis Johnson speaks with Pamela Daley, City of Riviera Beach Sr. For information on this and other Palm Beach County programs and services, please visit. Forbes outlined the difference between a small business enterprise and a disadvantaged business enterprise and explained the certification process. Please see for highlights, registration and sponsor information on the Conference.
In addition, you can opt to be a presenter at a workshop or participate in one of several roundtable discussions. County Commissioner Priscilla Taylor, Deputy County Administrator Verdenia Baker and Tonya Davis Johnson of the Office of Small Business Assistance present a proclamation during the August 16, County Commission meeting declaring September 14 as Palm Beach Partners Business Matchmaker Conference and Expo Day. The biggest hurdle small and disadvantaged business enterprises face is they do not understand what the bidding process entails. Businesses learn they have a plethora of places to turn to. To learn more about its procurement opportunities in the area of goods and services, construction and professional services, call 561-822-2100 or visit www.
Procurement Specialist, Colleen Robbs, S. Topics include: how to build your credit, how to obtain a small business loan, and how to build connections and contract opportunities with government agencies. The Palm Beach Partners is a coalition of city, county, state and non-profit agencies aligned to maximize economic development opportunities for small businesses throughout the South Florida region. The daylong event will feature a selection of topical workshops, One-on-one matchmaker appointments with key decision makers, and exhibits. Topics included: how to build your credit, how to obtain a small business loan, and how to build connections and contract opportunities with government agencies.
As a result, major corporations will enhance their list of small business sub-contractors. . . . . .