Business showcase kicks off today: As many as 50 businesses and organizations will take center stage during the sixth annual Largo/Mid-Pinellas Business Showcase from 4 to 7:30 p.m. today at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.
A variety of food and beverage vendors also will be featured at this special networking event, which is free and open to the public.
Featured exhibitors include Bright House Networks, Tampa Bay Business Journal, Active Mobility Innovations, Diagnostic Clinic, USAmeriBank, Escot Bus Lines, Moss Feaster Serenity Gardens Funeral Home & Cemetery, Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, Allstate?David Puckett Agency, Wealth Builders, Regions Bank, Largo Medical Center, Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Largo Central Park, Hotel Indigo, Greektown Grille and Von Henry Productions.
Also Sunpointe Place Apartments, AAA Belleair Travel, Café Ala Carte, Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, State Rep. Jim Frishe, Bayou Golf Club, Knology, the Optical Factory, Heron House Indian Rocks, Creative Graphics, Centratel Services, Lake Seminole Square/Freedom Square, Ultra Healthcare Services Mobile X-Ray, Vernon Sales Promotion, Fluffy Puppies, Pinellas Education Foundation, McManus & McManus, More2Life, Area Wide Door & Window Systems, DeMeo's Deli, Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and Surf & Turf.
The chamber represents more than 500 businesses employing 20,000 people. Visit www.largo chamber.org or call (727) 584-2321.
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Break for networking events: The chamber reminds members that its regular monthly programs will not take place in July.
Coffee An'Networking returns 8 to 9 a.m. Aug. 5 at Wealth Builders, 13498 Walsingham Road. The next luncheon will be the annual Women Inspire Awards Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 10 at Greektown Grille, 1230 Cleveland St., Clearwater.
For a complete list, visit the organization's website at largochamber.org and click on the "Events" link.
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Award Nominations: The Women in Business Council is seeking nominations for its second annual "Inspire" awards. Nominees can be women of any age who have provided inspiration, education and encouragement in the workplace or community. They must live or work in the greater Largo/Mid-Pinellas region and be affiliated with a chamber member in good standing.
Nominations must be submitted in writing (not to exceed 500 words), along with any supporting documentation, to the chamber by 2 p.m. July 8. A minimum of three will receive the honor.
For details, visit largochamber.org or call Cindy Paquin at (727) 584-2321.