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.

2019 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 makes us all better. Partnerships matter in local government, Business Watch provides candid perspective for community building.” – Michael C. Cernech, Tamarac City Manager

Jan 10FCCMA Webinar Autonomous Vehicles/Ride SharingOn-line Statewide
Feb 7FCCMA Webinar Future of Power On-line Statewide
Feb 14 & 15FCCMA Winter Institute Invitation Only – Performance Management Tampa
Feb 22League of Mayors RoundtableAffordable HousingClearwater
Feb 22FCCMA District TrainingMindfulness: One pillar of leadershipJuno Beach
Feb 28FLC Webinar2019 Legislative Session PreviewOn-line Statewide
March 7FCCMA WebinarSocial Media 101 On-line Statewide
March 15FCCMA District TrainingMindfulness: One pillar of leadershipFort Pierce
March 22FCCMA District TrainingMindfulnessPinecrest
March 26 & 27FLC Legislative Action Days & Mayors EventLegislative Meetings & Local Event Tallahassee
March 29FCCMA District TrainingBusiness Team Action Plan to Enhance EducationPlantation
April 4FCCMA WebinarMe Too Movement - Politics in the WorkplaceOn-line Statewide
April 12FCCMA District TrainingProfessional Management: Ethical ChallengesFt. Myers
April 19FCCMA District TrainingADA/AccessibilityLakeland
April 26FCCMA District TrainingLabor Laws and NegotiationsDeLand
May 2FCCMA WebinarAging in Place On-line Statewide
May 14FLC Webinar2019 Legislative Session Wrap-UpOn-line Statewide
May 17League of Mayors RoundtableWater Quality Restoration & StoragePort St. Lucie
May 29 - June 1FCCMA Annual ConferenceOrlando
June 6FCCMA WebinarPost-Legislative Session Review
On-line Statewide
June 13League of Mayors RoundtableTransitional Housing Lakes Wales
Third QuarterLegislative Committee MtgsInvitation OnlyOrlando
July 11FCCMA WebinarHousing Challenges & Solutions post hurricanesOn-line Statewide
Aug 1FCCMA WebinarMPA Capstone ProjectsOn-line Statewide
Aug 14FLC Center for Municipal Research SymposiumRethinking HomelessnessOrlando
Aug 14League of Mayors RoundtableLaunching an InitiativeOrlando
Aug 15 - 17FLC Annual ConferenceOrlando
Sept 5FCCMA WebinarLeadership and Changing Organizational CultureOn-line Statewide
Sept 20FCCMA District TrainingWater Quality in South FloridaFort Myers
Fourth QuarterGrants AwardsInvitation OnlyStatewide
Oct 3FCCMA WebinarEminent DomainOn-line Statewide
Oct 4FCCMA District TrainingBenefits of Multi-Generational WorkforcePort Orange
Oct 11FCCMA District TrainingEmergency Management: Lessons LearnedSt. Petersburg
Oct 25FCCMA District TrainingEthical Challenges Facing Local GovernmentsPalm Beach Gardens
Nov 7FCCMA Fall SymposiumWhat keeps Managers up at nights?St. Petersburg
Nov 13FLC Center for Municipal Research SymposiumFlorida’s Water FutureOrlando
Nov 13League of Mayors RoundtableEverglades Watershed TourOrlando
Nov 14FCCMA WebinarCitizen EngagementOn-line Statewide
Nov 14 & 15League of Cities Legislative ConferenceLegislative ConferenceOrlando
Dec 5FCCMA WebinarRecruiting and Maintaining Quality EmployeesOn-line Statewide

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 Annual Conferences exclusively for members and their guests.

Corporate Specific Trainings

Business Watch offers government vendor specific training at both the FCCMA and FLC conferences. These are timely trainings geared just to corporations to help you be better partners. Past topics have included public records laws, government 101, overview of proposed constitutional amendments and much more.

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.