BIZ@Babcock Ranch is focused on engaging with existing businesses in open dialogue to meet the needs of our business community as Babcock Ranch continues to grow. Part of this is to hold regular events to have important discussions with business leaders in our community. Keep reading to learn more about our upcoming events.
Small Business Forums – Bi-monthly educational workshops, with topics driven by input from our small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Bi-monthly brown bag lunch at The Hatchery, building community and collaboration among home-based workers as we brainstorm big ideas for the future of business at Babcock Ranch.
Have a big idea to share with us? Click this link to submit your ideas.
The moderated Q@A session with Tom Hoban, President and Chief Investment Officer for Kitson & Partners is being rescheduled for a future session.
Utility-scale solar. 50% green space within an 18,000-acre footprint. 100% use of reclaimed water for irrigation. Community-wide standards for native landscaping. It's all part of the sustainable infrastructure that helped make Babcock Ranch the first community to achieve platinum certification from the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC.) On March 16th, Babcock Ranch green-building consultant […]
WHAT’S NEXT for the business community at Babcock Ranch? Tom Hoban, President and Chief Investment Officer for Kitson & Partners and the lead on commercial development at Babcock Ranch will join us for a moderated Q@A session at the next Brown Bag Brainstorm – registration is now open!
The May Small Business Forum is your opportunity to learn more about Charlotte County’s broader business community. Come meet the leaders of the Charlotte County Chamber and the Economic Development Partnership and find out how to tap into their programs and resources that can help boost your business success! Bob White, Executive Director, Charlotte County […]
Did you know the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) both provide a broad range of FREE consulting services to support small businesses? At our next BIZ@Babcock Ranch gathering, we'll be learning more about the available services, and work together to set up a recurring "Small Business Help […]
No Cost Ways to Market Your Business - Like a Pro Join us August 9th to learn how to step up your marketing game. You'll walk away from the workshop knowing: Simple tips to leverage face-to-face and online communication to boost sales The importance of knowing what you stand for How to make a lasting […]
Effective communication, more than any other factor, may be the leading predictor of business success. Communication is the key to learning about new opportunities, identifying and understanding the needs of prospective customers, and then positioning your products and services to meet those needs. The good news is - it's never too late to improve your communications […]
How do you take an idea for a new product or service from the drawing board to the marketplace? There's no single path to success, but we can certainly learn a lot from others who've blazed their own trail. Join us October 11th, when Babcock Ranch resident and serial entrepreneur Anthony DeBono will share tales […]
Join BIZ@BR in celebrating our growing small business community at a holiday reception on December 13th! It's a great opportunity to connect with fellow entrepreneurs, and hear what's on tap for the New Year from Babcock Ranch Founder Syd Kitson. WHO: Babcock Ranch BIZ community WHAT: Holiday reception, update from Syd Kitson WHEN: Tuesday, December […]