PORT ST. LUCIE – The 8th Annual Treasure Coast Business Summit will be held on May 20 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. This year’s theme is “The BUSINESS of Business,” and will feature a panel discussion with local experts.

The panel will include Julie Kleffel, EVP, Small Business Banking Leader at Seacoast Bank; Andrew Cagnetta, President, Transworld Business Brokers, LLC; Christopher E. Fogal, CPA, Partner at Proctor, Crook, Crowder & Fogal; and Scott Turnbull, Shareholder, Crary Buchanan Attorneys At Law.

In addition, there will be a presentation by Pete Tesch, President of the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County; an education and economic update by E. Wayne Gent, superintendent of St. Lucie Public Schools; and a short presentation by the Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year Aleshia A. Johnson. The MC for the event is WPBF-TV25’s news anchor Tiffany Kenney.

This event is open to all businesses and was created especially for small- to mid-sized business owners, managers and entrepreneurs. The fundamentals of business and economic discussions will cross industry lines and prove to be extremely valuable for all in attendance.

Tickets are available at Seacoast Bank locations or online at tcbizsummit.com. Limited space remains for vendors planning to display their products or services in the exhibition hall. Visit tcbizsummit.com for details.

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