JAXPORT to host free training event for Northeast Florida small businesses

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SEB Day Save the Date
Mar 30, 2022 | Press Releases

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) will host its fourth annual Small Business Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. The free event is open to all Northeast Florida small businesses and provides valuable education and resources.

During the event, experts will explore emerging forms of digital currency and shifts in consumer spending habits that are creating opportunities for small businesses in the modern marketplace. Nationally recognized diversity supplier expert Kathey Porter, best-selling author of the “50 billion dollar boss,” will also outline strategies for achieving business success through diversity and inclusion.

In addition, procurement leaders from around the region will participate in a roundtable discussion about current and future business opportunities at the port and other agencies throughout the City of Jacksonville.

“JAXPORT values the important role small businesses serve in the growth of Northeast Florida’s economy,” said JAXPORT CEO Eric Green. “As businesses adapt to new technology and workforce trends, we are pleased to provide free training, networking and resources tailored to the unique needs of our small business community.”

Fourth Annual JAXPORT Small Business Appreciation Day
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Register here

JAXPORT is committed to promoting equal opportunities in all capital and procurement contracts.During the past seven years, JAXPORT payments for work by Certified Small Businesses, which includes certified Jacksonville Small and Emerging Businesses (JSEB), have topped $36 million.

If you’re a small business owner or would like to sponsor the event, connect with JAXPORT SEB Programs Coordinator Brian Williams at Brian.Williams@JAXPORT.com or (904) 357-3003.