Manufacturers Business Growth Program

Manufacturers Business Growth Program

GrowFL and FloridaMakes are teaming up to bring you a program designed exclusively for manufacturers, which includes:

  • Strategic Research Marketing and Sales Expansion
  • Peer Learning CEO Roundtables and Forums
  • Leadership Development Education

Second-stage companies ideally suited for this program have between 6 and 150 employees, generate $750,000 to $100 million in annual revenue and have a desire and intent to grow.

The program curriculum offers a variety of options that provide a CEO and their sales and marketing teams with both in person and virtual options designed to help drive business improvement and revenue growth. Programming begins in November, and can be customized based on the needs of the business. The costs for each program offering are noted below; companies can apply for state grant funding to reimburse up to 75% of the cost of the program.

Program Offerings:

  • Strategic Research Marketing & Sales Expansion
    Strategic Research offers the capabilities of a Fortune 500 market research team to provide data on new markets, improvements to sales and marketing strategy and improved online presence. This program begins in January 2017 with an introductory course and is followed by monthly virtual meetings and data reporting in February, March, April, May and June
    Cost: $7,500 with the payments due in November, February and April
  • GrowFL’s CEO Roundtables give participants the opportunity to discuss business practices and management strategies with peer CEOs who deal with similar growth challenges. CEO Roundtables will meet in November, December, January, February, March, May, June and September
    Cost: $3,000
  • The CEO Forum
    The CEO Forum provides new perspectives on management techniques through the eyes of established business owners who have grown their companies into a more advanced stage of business development. CEOs and other company executives discuss the issues and challenges that confront growing companies. Program occurs quarterly in September, December, March and June.
    Cost: $15; no charge for CEO Roundtable or Strategic Research participants
  • Exclusive Educational Session: Entrepreneurial Operating System
    A four-hour workshop that will focus on the Traction curriculum, based on the EOS® model. EOS® (entrepreneurial operating system) is a comprehensive business system, integrating a holistic business model with a complete set of simple business tools and a proven business process to align and synchronize all the pieces of your business to produce the results you want.
    Cost: $95; no charge for companies in the Strategic Research or CEO Roundtable Program 
  • Exclusive Educational Session: the Value Triangle
    A two-hour workshop that will occur after the Roundtable meetings. The Value Triangle illustrates the interdependency of financial performance, market conditions, business processes and leadership in your business, and the competencies required to achieve long-term success. 
    Cost: $95; no charge for companies in the Strategic Research or CEO Roundtable Program

Want more information or are you ready to sign up? 

To apply to participate in the GrowFL Manufacturers Business Growth Program please complete the information below. You will need your most recent employment and revenue, as well as your employer identification number. Once your information is received, a GrowFL representative will contact you to discuss the next steps. We look forward to working with you. If you have any questions, please contact Carla Mroz at 407.823.1442 or

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