CareerSource North Central Florida to host 3 events for entrepreneurs, businesses, and community during Gainesville Entrepreneur Month

GAINESVILLE, FL – CareerSource North Central Florida is excited to announce its participation in Gainesville Entrepreneur Month (GEM) with three events aimed at startups and entrepreneurs, manufacturers, and the community at large. Events will include a startup showcase, manufacturing job fair, and a sneak peek at the new downtown Gainesville career center opening in November. Complete information on the Gainesville career center relocation will be released later this week.

Launched Oct. 1 with an official proclamation from the City of Gainesville presented by Mayor Ed Braddy, GEM will highlight the world-class concentration of entrepreneurial resources and successful startups in the Gainesville community over the course of October 2015. The movement is led by the Gainesville Area Innovation Network (GAIN), Cox Communications, and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce with a broad coalition of Gainesville and regional community, education, economic development, and workforce partners including CareerSource NCFL.

Information on the CareerSource NCFL events are below. .

CareerSource North Central Florida Startup Showcase

Featuring startup companies who have leveraged the marquee CareerSource NCFL programs Healthcare Biomanufacturing Occupational & Technology Training (HBOTT), Startup Quest®, and STEM Ready to create hundreds of job matches.

  • Date & Time: Oct. 20, 2015, 5-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: New downtown Gainesville career center at 10 NW Sixth Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • RSVP: Businesses can reserve a table and attendees can RSVP online here.

For questions or more information contact Frank Avery at favery@fmsworks.com.

CareerSource NCFL and Gainesville Chamber Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair

The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and CareerSource North Central Florida are partnering to celebrate Florida Manufacturing Month, a statewide initiative led by CareerSource Florida and the Manufacturing Association of Florida. Local events are happening across the state throughout the month.

  • Date & Time: Oct. 21, 2015, noon-4 p.m.
  • Location: New downtown Gainesville career center at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • RSVP: Businesses and attendees can RSVP online online here.

For more information contact Frank Avery at favery@fmsworks.com.

CareerSource NCFL Downtown Gainesville career center Sneak Peek

Join CareerSource NCFL as it opens up the new downtown Gainesville career center located at 10 NW Sixth Street to neighbors and the public for an early preview. Meet with the board, staff, and residents in the community.

  • Date & Time: Oct. 27, 2015, 5-8 p.m.
  • Location: New downtown Gainesville career center at 10 NW Sixth Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • RSVP: Event is open to the public. RSVP’s online are encouraged but not required. RSVP online here.

For more information contact Frank Avery at favery@fmsworks.com.