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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Lincoln Park Business Expo & Job Fair Scheduled for Friday, September 20

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The City of Fort Pierce will host the 2nd Annual Lincoln Park Business Expo on Friday, September 20, 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 including Dr. David Washington, Former State Representative Larry Lee, Jr., and Canieria Gardner.


Workshop topics:

  • City of Fort Pierce Tips and Tricks: Purchasing, Permits, Zoning and Business Tax Licenses
  • How to Promote Your Business on a Budget
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Access to Capital for Small Business
  • Expanding Your Brand to Make More Money


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 room 214, from 9:00am to noon. For Job Fair information, please contact Jill Marasa at 772-336-6257 or jmarasa@youredc.com.

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