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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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Small Business Development Center at FGCU Offers Workshops and Seminars April through June for Small Business Owners in Southwest Florida

FORT MYERS, FL - The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Gulf Coast University hosts several workshops April through June to assist small business owners with social media, getting certified as a minority business, and networking with other professionals about finance, law and insurance.

"The SBDC offers educational seminars and workshops for small business owners from the latest in technology, finance, accounting, to doing business with the federal government," said Trish Leonard, marketing director for the SBDC. "Our goal is to provide the best resources available for business owners to succeed in their business. We look for the best presenters to help orchestrate and teach the seminars so that attendees will walk away with good content that they can apply in their business."

Most programs are no cost or little cost to attend. In addition to the workshops and seminars, the SBDC provides no-cost confidential business consulting by certified business analysts.

To register for the many programs scheduled, visit or call (239) 745-3700.

For further information contact Trish Leonard at (239) 745-3706 or

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