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Tampa Bay area CEOs offer tips for success

NEW PORT RICHEY — Tampa Bay CEOs will share their secrets to success Friday at the fifth annual BizGrow 2.0 Conference. The conference for entrepreneurs is being hosted by the Pasco Economic Development Council at Pasco-Hernando Community College, 10230 Ridge Road, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BizGrow 2.0 pulls together local entrepreneurs, startup companies, and second-stage-growth business owners both big and small. Local CEOs will share their success stories, tips and experiences with starting and growing their businesses.

"People always want to know how a company was able to grow so fast, or how a CEO became so incredibly successful," said John Hagen, president/CEO of Pasco EDC. "At BizGrow 2.0, entrepreneurs will learn directly from one another and gain insight from several successful innovators in Tampa Bay."

Some of the CEOs who will be featured include Marcus and MJ Price, Goin' Postal; Travis Bond, Caresync; Mike Froning, Adams Arms Inc.; Cindy Pickering, Your Pro Kitchen. The event will also feature a panel of experts on social media.

Cost to attend BizGrow 2.0 is $30 for early registration ($35 after Wednesday) and includes a light breakfast and lunch. Limited seating is available, and registration is required at or call (813) 926-0827.

Tampa Bay area CEOs offer tips for success 11/01/13 [Last modified: Friday, November 1, 2013 12:25pm]
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