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August 2014

Export University (SPANISH)
101: Introduction to Exporting

August 20, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Miami Free Zone
Conference Room
2305 N.W. 107 Ave.
Miami, FL 33172

The U.S. Commercial Service, in partnership with the Florida District Export Council and FedEx, presents Export University for Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs. Targeting those who are new to international business and experienced exporters, this course will offer practical tools and critical information to launch or expand your exporting business.

A fee applies to participate. Register online.

 

Business Development Workshop 

August 21, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

 

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:
Broward County Certified Agency Buyers (CAB) Reverse Trade Show

Broward College Corporate and Continuing Education Open House

August 27, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Broward College Central Campus
3501 S.W. Davie Rd.
Building 15, Room 101
Davie, FL 33314

Broward College invites the community to this free informational event to learn more the Corporate and Continuing Education program. Attendees will have a chance to enter to win a free course.

 

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September 2014

2014 American Contract Compliance Association National Training Institute

September 2 -7, 2014

San Jose Marriott
301 S. Market St.
San Jose, California 95113

The American Contract Compliance Association (ACCA) presents its National Training Institute (NTI) annually. The ACCA's NTI provides a unique training opportunity to study amongst nationally recognized experts. The NTI is designed to focus on the critical issues in this profession. Fees apply to participate.

Register online. 

Staging Your Business for Success - FWBC Women's Business Conference

September 5 - 6, 2014

The Wick Theater
7901 N. Federal Hwy.
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Join the Florida Women's Business Center for it's inaugural Women's
Business Conference designed to raise awareness, build support and move women-owned businesses to the next level.

A fee applies to participate in this event.
Register online.

Europe Regionalization Road Show

September 12, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Miami Free Zone
2305 NW 107 Ave
Miami, FL 33172

The U.S. Commercial Service hosts this event to assist firms in exploring opportunities in Europe. Commercial representatives based in countries such as Portugal, Greece and Italy will give an overview of each region and address a wide range of industries and opportunities. Each representative will be available for scheduled one-on-one meetings. To schedule a meeting, business owners must register for the event.

Register online.  

 

GrowFL Presents: Maximize Your Growth Potential

September 17, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Broward College
225 E. Las Olas Blvd., 11th Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

This workshop is designed to help Florida's growing companies to better understand market potential beyond the United States. Explore new resources to grow sales, understand foreign exchange and trends in both importing and exporting from subject matter experts including Kelly Cutchin, Country Manager with Moneycorp (a U.K.-based firm specializing in currency exchange), and OESBD's Paola Isaac Baraya.

A fee applies to participate. Register online. 

Enterprise Florida Singapore -Malaysia Export Sales Mission

September 19 - 26, 2014

Singapore and Malaysia

Enterprise Florida, the lead economic development organization for the state, presents this export sales mission to Singapore and Malaysia. Interested companies should contact Enterprise Florida via email for registration form and process.

Fees and other requirements apply to participate in this mission.

 

Business Development Workshop 

September 20, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
2650 Sistrunk Blvd. 
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

 

 

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:
Labor Laws and Tax Advice for Your Business

Business Forum & Networking: Small & Disadvantaged Business "Working with Airport Concessionaires"

September 25, 2014
5:30 p.m.

Deerfield Beach, FL

This event is for any business owners who have an interest to expand their market share. This session will focus on upcoming conferences and conventions being held in Florida on Diversity in Airport Concessions. Small Businesses and public and private sector representatives will discuss and highlight national guidelines for the airport business and concessionaires. There is a fee to participate in this event.

Register online.  

Business Loan Seminar Series - Part II

September 27, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hollywood Branch Library
Multipurpose Room
2600 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, FL 33020

Back by popular demand! This free series has been extended to allow more entrepreneurs and business owners to learn about available business financing programs. Join us to hear from subject matter experts and find out how your small business can participate.

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October 2014

Business Loan Seminar Series - Part II

October 11, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

North Regional / Broward College Library, Room 154
1100 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Back by popular demand! This free series has been extended to allow more entrepreneurs and business owners to learn about available business financing programs. Join us to hear from subject matter experts and find out how your small business can participate.

 

Business Development Workshop 

October 16, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Broward County Governmental Center
115 S. Andrews Ave., Room 430
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

 

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:
FY 2015 Capital Projects and Contracting Opportunities

Save the Date
Minority Enterprise Development Week (MEDWeek) 2014 Business Matchmaker Conference

October 16 - 17, 2014

Florida International University
Kovens Center

3000 N.E. 151 St.
North Miami, FL 33181

Join the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center Miami and its partners for this annual event. This event will include the second annual MEDWeek BizTank, a business investment competition similar to TVs "Shark Tank" on Thursday, October 16 at 1:00 p.m. Firms interested in applying to participate in MEDWeek BizTank must submit an application by August 30.

Florida Companies to Watch

October 23, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Hard Rock Live Orlando
6050 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

GrowFL presents this fourth annual event to acknowledge Florida's second stage business leaders. Black-tie optional.

Fees apply to participate. Register online.

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November 2014

 

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

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December 2014

 

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  

 

TBD

 

 

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February 2015 

 

TBD

 

 

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March 2015 

TBD

 

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April 2015 

TBD

 

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May 2015

TBD

 

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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. Learn more.  

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July 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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