Financial Seminars

Building Business For The Future

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The Financial Seminar is a series of FREE professional business seminars hosted by the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival and the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center . The series takes place throughout the summer and fall months with the larger seminar taking place during the annual Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival in January.

The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Entrepreneur Advisory Board, are comprised of local professional business owners who encompass a vast amount of knowledge and skills to help you better your business.   See Featured Speakers to learn more about the Presenters.

2017 Summer Session Business Seminars are back.   All Seminars start at 10:00 am (Doors open at 9:30 am).  


Protecting Your Assets

 June 10th – The Tangibles and The Intangibles

Rolanda McDuffie

Owner of Rolanda S. McDuffie, CPA Accounting, Tax and Business Advisory Services

 Shaunette Stokes

Attorney, Managing Partner of Stokes Law Group

 July 29th, –  Protect Your Business’ Greatest Asset, YOUR BUSINESS IMAGE!

 Sean Josephs

Internet Marketing & Advertisement Guru | Vice President, Blue Lynx Marketing

Ebone Cruz

Radio Personality, Social Media Expert, Motivational Speaker, Founder/President of Hat-A-Attitude, Inc.

 August 26th   –  Protect Your Greatest Asset, YOU!

Leighton Kyler, EA, MBA, PMP

Sales & Peak Performance Expert, Change Agent, Motivational Speaker and Founder/Principal at Peak Performance Management, LLC

Angie Speller, LMHC, NNC with Special Guest

Change Agent, Owner at Enso Behavior Healthcare and Clinical Director at Sunspire Heath – Hyde Park

 September 9th  –  Where’s My Money?  Your Investment and Tax Protection Solutions  (CANCELLED)

Bill Trotman

LHA 215, Financial Services Representative – TD Bank

Ken Russell

RICP – Principal Financial

Rolanda McDuffie

CPA – Rolando McDuffie CPA Services

October 28th -Strategies of Property Investment:  Learn to acquire properties like an investor

Eddie Serralles

Eddie Serralles Group, Inc.

 Registration and attendance is open to the public and all are FREE to attend.

 The purpose of these seminars is to provide information and direction to small and aspiring business owners on how to build their business for the future.

For people and organizations who are interested in helping with the continued success of these events, sponsorship opportunities are available. Interested persons are encouraged to register for each event held monthly at the Entrepreneur Collaborative Center at 2101 East Palm Ave., Ybor City, (Tampa, FL)

For the convenience of our attendees, parking is FREE across the street in the Sheriff’s lot.



Seminar Sponsor


2101 East Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL, United States

Where: Entrepreneur Collaborative Center, 2101 E. Palm Avenue, Tampa (Ybor City)

**Parking across street in Sheriff’s Office Parking Lot

Date: October 28, 2017 (Saturday)

Time:  10:00 am to 1:00 pm  (doors open at 9:30 am)

Cost:  Free

Vendor Space Available:  $50  (Click on Buy Tickets, then Vendor)

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To register for the next seminar please click the link above.


Financial Seminars

featured speakers

Eddie Serralles
Steven Hoschak
Drew Holst
Leighton Kyler
Bill Trotman
Shaunette Stokes
Rolanda McDuffie
Ken Russell
Lionel Shipman
Sean Josephs
Ebone Cruz
Harland Henry
Eric Brown
Carol Johns
Keyur Patel
Angie Speller
Financial Seminars

past speakers

Porch Talk Radio
Series II – Finance
Series III – Credit Building
Series IV–Business Technology
Series V – Management/Leadership