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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Small Business Development Center Hosts Several Small Business Workshops in March

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center will host several workshops and seminars in March for small business owners and entrepreneurs throughout Southwest Florida.

On Thursday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., SBDC counselors will host a Meet & Greet with the Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce located at 25 Homestead Rd, Lehigh Acres, for members and the board of directors. Counselors will be on hand to discuss services the SBDC provides. Guests will enjoy free continental breakfast, compliments of McDonald's in Lehigh Acres.

On Wednesday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the SBDC will partner with Constant Contact for a free email marketing seminar to introduce the Power of Email Marketing and Getting Started with Constant Contact. The session will be a mix of basic and advanced email marketing strategies. The seminar will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Airport, located at 16410 Corporate Commerce Way in Estero.

Overview of Doing Business with the Government will take place on Friday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, 2702 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte.

How To Get Certified as a Minority Woman in Business will be held on Tuesday, March 23 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Bonita Springs Chamber office, located at 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive in Bonita Springs.

On Friday March 26 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., join Luis Bernal as he discusses the Cultural Approach to Hispanic Marketing at FGCU Main Campus 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Lutgert Hall Room 1201.

To learn more about these or other SBDC seminars, or to register for a program, visit or call the main number at (239)745-3700.

For more information, media representatives should contact director for SBDC Dan Regelski at (239) 745-3705.

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