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Posted on: August 5, 2022

2nd Annual Lincoln Park Business Expo Scheduled for September 27, 2022

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News Release #32-38

City of Fort Pierce
Friday, August 5, 2022  

Contact: Joe Sweat, Communications Specialist 

772.467.3031 | jsweat@cityoffortpierce.com 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

2nd Annual Lincoln Park Business Expo Scheduled for September 27, 2022 

 

The City of Fort Pierce will host the 2nd Annual Lincoln Park Business Expo on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 11 am - 6 pm at the Percy S. Peek gymnasium and Indian River State College’s Blackburn Education Center, located at 2902 Avenue D, Fort Pierce, FL 34947. The Expo is FREE and open to everyone.
 
The Expo’s inaugural agenda is packed with presentations and educational workshops focusing on all things business. 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’; ‘Non-Profit / Government Contracting’ and ‘Entrepreneurial Mindset.’  Expo attendees will receive gift bags and raffle tickets for prizes that will be given throughout the event.
 
The Expo will also have Small Business Grant Applications.
Eligible Applicants Small businesses (with 5 or fewer employees – including part-time) located in target areas within City limits to the citizens of Fort Pierce.  Applicants can only apply for ONE grant per funding cycle.
 
GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Small Business Technical Assistance –  representatives from small businesses must attend technical assistance from IRSC SBDC to qualify. This grant can be utilized for marketing and advertising.

  • Startup Technical Assistance - representatives from the startup businesses must attend technical assistance from IRSC SBDC to qualify.

 
A ‘Community Pop-Up Shop’ for small local businesses to showcase their products and services will be open to the public from 4 pm-6 pm at the gymnasium, located adjacent to the Blackburn Education Center.
 
The Expo is FREE and open to everyone; however, registration is recommended.
Small businesses wishing to reserve FREE space to showcase their business in the Pop-Up Shop from 4 pm-6 pm must pre-register. To request registration information, please contact Teresa Miller at grantsadministration@cityoffortpierce.com or by calling 772-742-9831.


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