Business broker to open in LWR
LAKEWOOD RANCH -- Truforte Business Group, a business broker, will open a new branch office Monday in Lakewood Ranch at the ComCenter located at 9040 Town Center Pkwy Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202.
Truforte Business Group's plans to operate in Lakewood Ranch were initiated by the increased activity of buyers who are looking to own and operate business in Sarasota and Manatee counties. By establishing a local branch, the group hopes to better serve local clients.
"We are excited about the opportunities in Sarasota and Manatee counties" says Truforte Business Group's business sales consultant, Jamie Aymerich. "Our clients are always looking for new opportunities and 2013 seems to have brought about an increase in activity from buyers on a national as well as international level."
With more than 30 years of business, management and marketing experience, Aymerich joined the group in 2012.
Truforte Business Group is headquartered in Fort Myers with brokerage experience in assisting buyers and sellers with the sale and purchase of businesses throughout the state.
For more information visit www.TruforteBusinessGroup.com.
Regional collaborative effort launches event
BRADENTON -- Spark Growth, a collaborative effort dedicated to creating, developing and implementing multi-organizational and community-based initiatives, is hosting Spark Growth: Riverwalk 2013.
The event is set for the first weekend in May at the Riverwalk.
The four-day event is a joint effort of Spark Growth and BarCamp Sarasota-Bradenton, in association with REALIZE Bradenton. Riverwalk 2013 is designed to be a transformational event for the community and regional businesses; all while showcasing the local quality of life and the downtown Bradenton area.
It is designed to bring together a variety of passionate and lifelong learners, entrepreneurs, educators, innovators and creatives - across the spectrum of business and technology, investment, economic development, and the arts.
They will explore how business affects technology, technology affects business, and how education, funding and the creative communities all come together to promote growth, learning and economic development in our region.
The event will start with collaborative coding on Thursday, structured speaker and panel discussions at the Economic Development Summit at the Manatee Players Theater on Friday. There will be a BarCamp un-Conference on Saturday and a Sustainable Shindig music festival on Sunday with the US Green Builders Expo.
For more information about Spark Growth, visit sparkgrowth.net.
-- Herald staff reports