New Program to Assist A spiring Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
Economic and Small Business Development now offers the Kauffman Fastrac® program, a learning curriculum for existing and aspiring entrepreneurs in a non-academic environment.The program kicks off with seven Intentional Entrepreneur workshops beginning May 1 to connect entrepreneurs to the best resources available to start and grow successful businesses. More...
Governor Scott Announces Trade Mission to Chile
Gov. Rick Scott and Enterprise Florida invite Florida businesses to participate in a TEAM Florida trade mission to Santiago, Chile. The mission, scheduled for May 20-23,2013,will feature a business matchmaking program. Fees apply to participate in this mission. Grants covering 100% of registration fees are available through an initiative with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Gold Key Registration ends March 25, 2013; Delegate registration ends April 10, 2013. Space is limited to 20 Florida companies - first come, first served. More...
Businesses are Invited to Learn Export Opportunities to Mexico
As part of its free "Florida Export Opportunities" series, Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development invites businesses to learn about business opportunities to export to Mexico, on Tuesday,June 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Broward College, 111 E. Las Olas Blvd., Room 1208, Fort Lauderdale. Learn more about theMexican business market and many international resources available.For more information, contact email@example.com or call 954-357-7894.
Upcoming Business Events
The Office of Economic and Small BusinessDevelopment provides a listing of upcoming events, including the 2013 "How to Do Business with Broward County" workshop series,for the local business community. Visit the OESBD Calendar of Business Events.
County Launches New ePermit Website and Electronic Processing
It's now easier than ever to do business with Broward County through the new ePermits Website, a centralized source of online information on permits, licenses and approvals. Contractors, businesses, design professionals and residents can identify their project type and obtain information on required permits using ePermits.More...
SBA and DOL Launch Self-Employment Assistance Website
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) jointly announced a new website to support state workforce and unemployment agencies in implementing or enhancing Self-Employment Assistance programs. This initiative expands on guidance issued last May, which included $35 million in funding for states to implement or expand these programs made possible through the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012. More...
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