Business Watch is a trade association serving the unique needs of government contractors.

Our members work hand-in-hand with elected officials and administrators as colleagues, solving problems together.

We strengthen working relationships in ways other professional associations simply cannot.

2018 Calendar

All events are subject to change and have a registration fee to which credits can be applied.
Some have limited registrations and early response will increase the ability to attend.

Please contact Beth via Email or call (727) 797-9333 for more information on general registration fees. As registration opens for each event, we’ll provide specifics as links in the calendar below, please click the topic description in order to access.

“Business Watch explains local government issues to our private sector partners and they offer a unique business perspective in educational forums and trainings.” – Lee Feldman, Fort Lauderdale City Manager

Info for Brad, Eddie & Mark
Jan 4FCCMA Webinar Retirement Planning On-line Statewide
Jan 12FCCMA District Training Hurricane Preparedness & 2017 Lessons Fort Walton Beach
Jan 30 & 31FLC Legislative Action DaysLegislative Mtgs & Updates Tallahassee
Feb 1FCCMA Webinar Debt Instruments & Financing Alternatives On-line Statewide
Feb 15 & 16FCCMA Winter InstituteInvitation OnlyTampa
Feb 22FCCMA District TrainingServant LeadershipFort Pierce
Feb 23FCCMA District TrainingServant LeadershipJuno Beach
March 1FCCMA WebinarAd Valorem FundamentalsOn-line Statewide
March 2FCCMA District TrainingCyber SecurityDade County
March 8FCCMA District TrainingAdditional Homestead Exemption ImpactLeesburg
March 15FCCMA District Training - Being Rescheduled Public Relations in Social MediaBroward County
March 16FCCMA Spring SymposiumAd Valorem Tax Fundamentals & AlternativesFort Myers
March 23FCCMA District TrainingMedia TrainingViera
March 28ICMA WebinarEntrepreneurial Solutions for Local GovernmentOn-line Statewide
April 5FCCMA WebinarLegislative Wrap Up On-line Statewide
April 6FCCMA District Training - was rescheduled Social Media in Government Plantation
April 20FCCMA District TrainingImproving Public Service Perceptions w/Internships Palm Coast
May 3FCCMA WebinarHow to become a City Manager
On-line Statewide
May 30 - June 2FCCMA Annual ConferenceOrlando
June 1League of Mayors Cabinet Candidates ForumOrlando
June 7FCCMA WebinarCapstone ProjectsOn-line Statewide
July 5FCCMA WebinarFederal Health Care ActOn-line Statewide
Aug 2FCCMA WebinarCommunity-Based Disaster CoalitionsOn-line Statewide
Aug 15FLC Center for Municipal Research SymposiumDisruptive Technology: Impacts on Local Government Hollywood
Aug 15League of Mayors RoundtableSenator & Governor Candidate Forum Hollywood
Aug 16-18FLC Annual ConferenceHollywood
Sept. 6FCCMA WebinarLocal Government Planning 101On-line Statewide
Sept 28FCCMA RegionalNon-profit CollaborationFort Myers
Fourth QuarterLegislative Committee MtgsInvitation OnlyOrlando
Oct 4FCCMA WebinarDockless Bikes & ScootersOn-line Statewide
Nov 1FCCMA WebinarCrisis ManagementOn-line Statewide
Nov 8FCCMA Fall SymposiumCybersecurity Melbourne
Nov 14FLC Center for Municipal Research SymposiumReassessing Recycling Orlando
Nov 14League of Mayors RoundtableCommunity Service ProjectOrlando
Nov 15-16League of Cities Legislative Conference Orlando
Fourth QuarterGrants AwardsInvitation OnlyStatewide
Dec 6FCCMA WebinarFuture of PowerOn-line Statewide
Dec. 7FCCMA RegionalSustainability Initiatives Satellite Beach

Additional Events

Business Watch Partners regularly add events throughout the year (i.e. FLC University classes & webinars and FCCMA regional events). Information on additional events will be made available to members via email and added to this calendar as they are finalized.

Hospitality Suites

Business Watch hosts a hospitality suite at the FCCMA and FLC Annual Conferences exclusively for members and their guests.


Get Started!

Contact Beth Rawlins (727) 797-9333, to assess which Membership Level will best meet your firm’s needs. Become a member today to participate in these great events.