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November 2014

 

Business and Trade Development Mission 

November 11 - 19, 2014

Sao Paulo and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 

Join Miami-Dade County Business and Trade Development Mission to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The market prospects and leading sectors for U.S. Exports to Brazil include: Aerospace/Aviation, Computers and Parts, Construction, Medical Equipment and Supplies, Information and Communication Technology, Sporting Goods, Travel and Tourism, Education, Safety and Security, and Professional Services.

Please contact Maria Dreyfus-Ulvert via email mdreyfu@miamidade.gov or 305-375-3885 for additional information.

ICABA Business at Breakfast - Broward Economic Forecast

November 14, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Tower Club
Regions Bank Bldg.
100 SE Third Ave., 28th Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

This event will provide entrepreneurs direct engagement with leaders of major industries that are economic drivers in Broward County presented by ICABA. Featured speakers are Nicki Grossman, President/CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, Doug Webster, Deputy Director, Broward County Aviation Department, and Sandy-Michael McDonald, Director, Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development. Moderator will be Jeff Cazeau, Attorney / Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff.

Register online. Fees apply to participate.

Florida A & M University Industry Day

November 14, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FAMU Foundation Building
625 E. Tennessee St.
Tallahassee, FL 32308-4933

Businesses are invited to come and learn about available contract opportunities for small businesses at the university. Meet purchasing and procurement representatives. Networking and on-site vendor registration will be conducted.

Register online. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

 

Business Development Workshop 

November 15, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

West Regional Library
8601 W. Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33324

 

 

Join OESBD for the 2014 Business Development workshop series, an update to the annual 12-part "How to Do Business with Broward County". This free series is focused on developing, creating capacity and providing resources to local small businesses.

Featured Topic:
Finding Business Financing - Uncover Funding Options for Startup and Growth

Small Business Saturday

November 29, 2014

Nationwide

Join the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development in celebrating our local small business community.  Small businesses can promote their businesses and the public can identify and support small businesses in their neighborhoods by shopping small on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Learn more online.  

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December 2014

Buyers & Sellers Global Convention

December 9 & 10, 2014

Miramar Cultural Center Arts Park
2400 Civic Center Place
Miramar, FL 33025

Presented by Global Trade Chamber and hosted by the City of Miramar, this event will unite companies from around the world interested in purchasing or selling products or services. This event is for anyone interested in establishing new business contacts, expanding your business, exploring new markets and/or meeting potential buyers.

Fees apply to participate in this event. Register online.

 

Business Development Workshop 

December 13, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

South Regional / Broward College Library
7300 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

 

Join OESBD for the finale of the 2014 Business Development workshop series, an update to the annual 12-part "How to Do Business with Broward County". This free series is focused on developing, creating capacity and providing resources to local small businesses.

Featured Topic:
Doing Business Overseas

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January 2015  

2015 Florida Venture Capital Conference

January 29-30, 2015

Diplomat Resort
3555 S. Ocean Dr.
Hollywood, FL 33019

This conference showcases high growth companies before a nation audience of angel investors, venture capitalists and industry professionals.

Register online. Fees apply to participate.

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February 2015 

 

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March 2015 

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April 2015 

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May 2015

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June 2015

SAVE THE DATE
Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Airport Business Diversity Conference

June 11- 16, 2015

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach
3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

AMAC is a non-profit, trade association dedicated to promoting the full participation of minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises in airport contracting and the inclusion of minorities and women in the work force. Broward County will host this 31st annual conference.

Fees apply to participate. For information call Jasmine Jones at 954-357-6400. 

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July 2015 

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August 2015

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September 2015

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October 2015

TBD 

 

 

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Additional Event and Training Resources      

OESBD Kauffman FastTrac Training Affiliate Website - Learn more about upcoming courses for entrepreneurs 

Broward College Corporate and Continuing EducationFall 2014 Schedule   

Broward SCORE - Upcoming Business Workshops

South Broward SCORE - Upcoming Business Workshops

The Florida Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) - PTAC Seminars and conferences

If you are interested in submitting an event for inclusion in this listing, please email your inquiry including all event details. 

NOTE: Events featured in this calendar are provided for informational purposes ONLY. Event dates, times, locations, speakers and activities are subject to change. Users are encouraged to review the "Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Information" on the Terms of Use page of this web site.

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