Business Advocacy

The TCBCC serves its diverse membership with planning and assistance in the areas of business and industry, minority affairs, local/state government affairs, education and tourism.

Networking

Members are encouraged to take advantage of events hosted by the TCBCC and marketing opportunities to gain more exposure throughout the Treasure Coast.


Marketing and Advertising

Learn from trusted established people how to market and advertise your business effectively. The Florida SBDC Network has helped businesses start-up, create jobs, export goods and services, build or expand a business plan, grow capital, obtain government contracts, and create revenue for the State of Florida.

Marketing

The Florida SBDC offers online informational videos to educate businesses on the value of marketing your company.

Branding

Learn the importance of branding and the difference between branding and marketing.


Business Expansion

Whether it is a business idea or existing business, we will connect you with the resources available in your region to help you grow your organization.

Business expansion examples and links to valuable resources:

  • Indian River State College in cooperation with Florida SBDC Network:
  • Conduct a search for office, industrial, retail, warehouse space:

  • Business Start-ups

    Deciding to start a small business is a big step and now you need guidance to put your ideas in writing, which will become a business plan. This is an evolving document outlining every critical aspect of your business operation. This document is important to help with major business decisions and demonstrate the health of your business to lenders or investors.

    Business Capital resources:

    The Black Business Loan Program is an important resource that provides loans, investments or loan guarantees utilizing Loan Administrators. The administrators consider helping Black business owners who may be having difficulty obtaining capital through conventional lending institutions but would be successful given the opportunity.

    Business Start-ups examples and resources links:
  • http://www.floridajobs.org/business-growth-and-partnerships/for-businesses-and-entrepreneurs/business-resources/small-business-programs/minority-owned-business-assistance
  • http://floridasbdc.org/services/access-to-capital/