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  •  Tips From the Pros – show your expertise by publishing a guest post on the Discover Bradenton website! Your article will include a link back to your business site and will also be promoted on our social media pages and sent out as part of our weekly email newsletter.  Learn more here
  • Business Owner Spotlight – bring attention to the people behind your business! Spotlights are published on our website and social media every Friday. This is a free member perk. Complete your application today!
  • Shop Local Holiday Guide – this year’s holiday guide is going to be bigger and better than ever! Not only are we sending digital copies of the guide all over Manatee County, this year we’re also sponsoring a Shop Crawl Giveaway to drive more traffic to your brick-and-mortar location. Learn more here.
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Reading Recommendation

The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

Written by Gary Keller, chairman of the board and cofounder of Keller Williams Realty, Inc. The ONE Thing is literally life-changing.

This book will teach you how to overcome overwhelm, recognize and avoid distractions, and stay on track with the thing that matters most to you – all by continually asking yourself one simple question. 

If you’re ready to achieve extraordinary results in every part of your life, start by reading this book!  CLICK HERE to view on 

Networking events

Discover Bradenton is now hosting in-person events! Join us once per quarter to connect with other like-minded business owners and have a ton of fun! Events are held at different locations each quarter and often have a special theme. 

It’s free for members to attend and just $5.00 for guests and future members. Check out our Events page to see what’s scheduled next.

Let’s Connect is a weekly in-person networking meeting held at Connect! Bradenton (1201 6th Ave W #100, Bradenton, FL 34205) every Thursday morning from 8:30 am to 10 am. This is a FREE meeting and is not industry-exclusive.

RSVPs are required to attend. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot. 

Lunch Bunch meets bi-weekly, on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at Terra Ceia Bay Country Club (2802 Terra Ceia Bay Blvd. Palmetto, FL 34221). The meetings begin promptly at noon and end promptly at 1 pm. There are no membership fees, your only financial requirement is purchasing your own lunch. 

Only one individual from each industry is allowed to join. To learn more and RSVP to the meeting, contact Bonnie Raad at 727-560-4507 or Judy Vobroucek at 941-737-3521.

SWAT (Successful Women Aligning Together) is a women-only networking group with several chapters in the Bradenton area including West Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, and Parrish/Palmetto/Ellenton.

This group is not industry specific, and visitors are always welcome! Visit SWAT’s website to learn more and RSVP for an upcoming event! 

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce offers tons of networking opportunities! This includes early morning coffee clubs, business after-hours events, PowerConnection lunches, and more. Many are open to visitors. Visit the Chamber’s events page for more information and to RSVP. 

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