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Learn to market a business to government agencies at upcoming SBDC seminar

Release Date: November 08, 2013

TAVARES – The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UCF-Lake County is offering an upcoming seminar to help businesses learn how to sell their products and services to all levels of government. The “Marketing to Government Agencies” seminar will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the North Lake Business Opportunity Center, 1520 S. Bay St., Eustis.

The information covered will include whether or not government agencies are a viable market for particular businesses, what marketing objectives are, how to develop a marketing strategy and how to identify government agencies to target.

Derek Hudson, a procurement specialist for the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which serves Lake, Sumter, Volusia and Flagler counties, will present the information.

An additional “Marketing to Government Agencies” seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Leesburg Community Center, 9909 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg.

The SBDC at UCF-Lake County is funded by Lake County and resides in Lake County’s Business Opportunity Centers.  SBDC at UCF-Lake County provides existing and prospective entrepreneurs with high-quality business management counseling, entrepreneurial training and information access and transfer, enabling them to maximize their businesses' growth, competitiveness and profitability within their trading area.

For more information about upcoming SBDC seminars and workshops, contact Theresa Davis at 352-315-1846, email or visit For information on starting, relocating or expanding a business in Lake County, call Lake County’s Economic Development and Tourism Department at 352-742-3918 or visit

Lake County media contact:
Kelly LaFollette
Communications Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445

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