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Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network Hosts Monthly "Network After Five" Event Feb. 19

FORT MYERS, FL - The Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) holds its monthly "Network After Five" event, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19 at Estero Embassy Suites Hotel, 10450 Corkscrew Commons Drive in Estero. The event is a monthly meeting for the Southwest Florida SBRN sponsored by Florida Gulf Coast's Small Business Development Center.

Internationally known business expert Lee Knapp will be the featured speaker. Knapp, president of her own firm, Knapp Consultants, will share a number of her networking secrets, including how go from good to exceptional, and how to ask the right questions to get the right information during a networking session. A networking social follows the presentation.

Attendees will have the opportunity to share tips and learn how others have succeeded financially in the small business community. Participants will also have an opportunity to meet and network with attorneys, CPAs, insurance agents, business consultants, agencies, lenders and bankers.

Deadline for registration is noon, Tuesday, Feb. 17. Cost for SBRN members is $15 per person for hors doeuvres, with cash bar available. Guest fee is $20.

The Small Business Resource Network is a statewide organization that provides a reliable connection between seasoned professionals who service the small business arena and the small business owner. For more information on the resource network, visit

For more information, to register for the event, or to get directions, contact Lorna Kibbey, coordinator at the Small Business Development Center at (239) 745-3700 or go online at Https://

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