Florida SBDC Network to Host Mash Up Event 

Event to bring together entrepreneurial service providers, accelerators to share resources, opportunities with small businesses.

Florida SBDC Network State Office (Pensacola, Fla.) – The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of small business assistance, is pleased to announce it will hold a special Mash Up event during its 2023 Small Business Success Summit

The Small Business Success Summit, which will take place August 2-3 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, will bring small business owners, experienced Florida SBDC Network consultants, and knowledgeable experts together to share valuable information to help business owners take their business to the next level. The conference will also feature 20+ breakout sessions and networking opportunities that will allow small businesses to walk away with strategies and connections to help further their business.

The Mash Up, which will take place August 3, will bring together representatives from entrepreneurial service providers and accelerators from across the state to share information and resources available to small business owners. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about each organization and schedule time to pitch technologies, form collaborative partnerships, and accelerate novel solutions and capabilities in a one-on-one environment. 

This year’s participating organizations include the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Labs, FAU Tech Runway, The Doolittle Institute, Cybersec Investments, and more. 

The Mash Up event is a unique opportunity for small business owners to connect with industry resource partners, share ideas, and build relationships that can help drive their success. We believe that this Mash Up will greatly enhance the overall experience of our attendees and contribute to their growth and development as small business owners,” said Greg Britton, state director of Florida SBDC Network.

The Mash Up event will take place from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Las Olas Foyer. A special networking reception will follow from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Attendance at the Mash Up event and reception is included for registered Summit attendees. Businesses not registered for the Summit may register to attend the Mash Up and networking reception for $75.

The Florida SBDC Network wishes to thank its 2023 event sponsors and partners: Florida First Capital Finance Corporation, Florida Power & Light, Enterprise Florida, United Midwest Savings Bank, Florida Economic Development Council, Thryv, Florida Business Exchange, CareerSource Florida, Suncoast Credit Union, Florida Chamber of Commerce, Square, the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, FloridaMakes, The Able Trust, Florida Trend and The Business Journals. 

For more information about the Small Business Success Summit, Mash Up event, and to register, please visit https://floridasbdc.org/success_summit/