About SCF

Center for Innovation and Technology

SCF Lakewood Ranch CITLocated in the fast-growing Lakewood Ranch Corporate Park, the SCF Lakewood Ranch Center for Innovation and Technology (CIT) houses noncredit and credit classes in a professional, state-of-the-art building designed with business in mind. Flexible rooms, a variety of room designs and a catering kitchen add to the Center's ability to serve training needs in the Manatee-Sarasota area. Regional and statewide meetings also have been held at the CIT.

The building opened in January 2003 and over the years has served thousands in  credit and continuing education classed and events. The building includes:

  • 156 seat auditorium
  • Computer Laboratories with SMART boards at the instructor's station
  • LCD projectors mounted in every classroom
  • Catering kitchen
  • 15 classrooms
  • Wi-fi available in throughout the building
  • Executive conference room
  • Teleconferencing capabilities
  • Flexible instructional settings
  • Administrative offices for Corporate & Community Development
  • Resources and services for new or existing businesses through the Small Business Development Center
  • Testing center for high stakes testing
  • CIT Floor plan

Interested in using our center for your next training event?

The CIT has worked with hundreds of companies and organizations to provide on-site training facilities.  Host your own training seminar at our facility or use the CIT as the place for your professional association's next regional meeting.  Contact us at 941-363-7000Phone icon for rental information.

Tours of the facility are conducted by appointment.  Please email your request.



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