Central Florida Business Expo

Central Florida Business Expo

September 24, 2025 • Hosted By The City Of Lakeland
At the RP Funding Center • 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815

The #1 Event For Business Owners Entrepreneurs Non-Profits Starting A Business Franchise Owners Attending Workshops Networking Making Connections Generating Business B2B Companies In Central Florida

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What is the Central Florida Business Expo?

In a nutshell:

  • Central Florida Business Expo is the premier B2B trade show, education conference and networking event for business owners in Central Florida.
  • It will be held on September 24, 2025 at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, FL. Right in the heart of the I-4 corridor.
  • Highlights include a massive exhibit hall, numerous networking opportunities, three tracks for educational workshops including New York Times Bestselling Author and Speaker Donald Miller delivering a keynote presentation that you will not want to miss!

Resource Partner Row

Our resource partners have been carefully chosen for their commitment to the Central Florida business community.  Each of these partners will be present at the Expo and ready to offer their resources to our attendees.

What Happens At The Central Florida Business Expo

Donald Miller - National Bestselling Author and Speaker

Keynote Speaker - Donald Miller

This isn’t your average, run of the mill trade show with nothing to offer.  Our keynote speaker, Donald Miller, is a bestselling author and sought-after presenter.

If you want to leave the event empowered, motivated, and ready to change your life and business, you will want to ensure you don’t miss this session!

The keynote presentation will be at 4PM and will close out an exciting day at the expo. Afterwards, our VIP ticket guests are invited to attend a private happy hour session with our keynote speaker.

Educational Breakout Sessions

With three educational separate educational tracks, there is something for everyone to learn.

New Business topics will cover things like corporate structure, taxes, business funding, hiring your first employee and more.

Veteran Businesses will benefit from our “catalyst” track where we cover more advanced topics.

No matter what stage your business is in, you will leave the Expo feeling inspired to take your company to the next level.


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Group of people networking and exchanging business cards

Networking, Networking & More Networking

This event will be attended by hundreds of Central Florida’s smartest business owners, entrepreneurs and influencers.

If you’re into business networking, you’re not going to want to miss the opportunities we have in store for you! Bring a stack of business cards, your elevator pitch and prepare to network!

Whether you’re just thinking of starting a business or you’re a long established brand, our networking sessions are the place to be and be seen.

Latest News & Announcements

Ronnie Doss is now a keynote speaker at the 2024 Central Florida Business Expo

Second Keynote Speaker Announced

Central Florida Business Expo Announces the second Keynote Speaker for the 2024 Inagural Event: Renowned corporate leadership trainer, author, and personal development coach, Ronnie Doss

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