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Cortez Sponsors The Manatee Chamber Business Academy Program

Published Thursday, February 27, 2014


BRADENTON, Florida (February 27, 2014) – Once again, Cortez Heating and Air Conditioning is a sponsor for the Manatee Chamber of Commerce Chamber’s Manatee Business Academy (MBA) program which host several educational seminars. 

“We are offering these two-hour seminars because we are committed to providing education and networking opportunities to our local community,” said Neil Spirtas, VP of Public Policy & Small Business at Manatee Chamber of Commerce.  “It’s great to have companies like Cortez getting involved and we really appreciate their continued support.”

The Chamber’s MBA program consists of educational panels and seminars of relevance to their members at both of their locations. Also included is a series of technology related presentations ideal for business owners, marketing professionals and support staff.

 “We are proud to support our local Chamber and enjoy being involved in our community,” said Mark Anderson, President of Cortez Heating and Air Conditioning.

Seminars under the MBA auspices include: Using Facebook to Grow Your Business, Using LinkedIn, How to Get In the News, and Beyond Customer Service. The seminars are open to the public and Chamber members. For more information on cost, location and times, call Lisa at 748-4842 ext. 123 or visit Reservations are required.

About Manatee Chamber of Commerce

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce mission is "To build a positive business environment while enhancing the community's quality of life."  With 25+ committees and task forces, there is a wide range of opportunities for individuals to get involved in the area of their choice. And the 430+ member representatives who serve in these groups are the backbone of the Manatee Chamber. Two offices - one in the heart of Bradenton and the other in Lakewood Ranch - ensure that we are nearby to assist any business. The Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE) and the Small Business Development Council (SBDC) hold individual and group workshops designed to help startup businesses succeed. For more information about the Manatee Chamber, call 941-748-3411 or visit

About Cortez Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc

Cortez Heating and Air Conditioning has been the leading provider of heating and air conditioning services in southwest Florida since the 1960s. Based in Bradenton, Florida since its founding, Cortez built a reputation for expertise, service and integrity. Cortez offers both commercial building systems service as well as the complete range of residential service. For more information about Cortez, call (941) 755-5211 or visit