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Posted on: August 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Lincoln Park Business Expo & Job Fair

LP Business ExpoThe City of Fort Pierce will host the 2nd Annual Lincoln Park Business Expo on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 11am-6pm at the Percy S. Peek Gymnasium and Indian River State College’s Blackburn Education Center, located at 2902 Avenue D. The Expo is FREE and open to local small business entrepreneurs. Online pre-registration is required at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LPExpo.

This year’s expo is packed with presentations and educational workshops featuring noted guest speakers. Workshop topics include City of Fort Pierce Tips and Tricks: Permits, Zoning and Business Tax Licenses; Marketing Your Small Business; Financial Management for Small Businesses; Maximizing Marketing and Public Relations; Team Building; Sales Training for Business Owners and Entrepreneurial Mindset. Expo attendees will receive a gift bag as well as the opportunity to win raffle prizes.

A Community Pop-Up Shop for small local businesses to showcase their products and services will be open to the public from 4pm-6pm in the Percy S. Peek Gymnasium. Small businesses wishing to reserve FREE space to showcase their business in the Pop-Up Shop must pre-register. Contact Kaitlyn Ballard at 772-467-3183 or kballard@cityoffortpierce.com for more information.

In partnership with the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County, Treasure Coast Manufacturer’s Association and CareerSource Research Coast, this year’s event will also feature a Job Fair, with major local employers that have immediate openings, including: Amazon, Pursuit Boats, Drexel Metals, A1 Roof Truss, Expert Shutter Services, SilverLine Plastics, Indian River Select/Fresco, Coca Cola Distributing and Southern Eagle Distributing. The Job Fair will take place at the Blackburn Education Center in rooms 214 and 215, from 9:00am – Noon. For Job Fair information, please contact CareerSource Research Coast. For Job Fair information, please contact Jill Marasa at 772-336-6257 or jmarasa@youredc.com.

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