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Economic Toolbox Meeting for Central County Businesses and Residents - Tuesday, July 28
You are cordially invited to a meeting with County staff to learn about the "Economic Toolbox", a set of grant programs the County will offer to business/property owners along the Central County Unincorporated Area commercial corridors. Join us and share your challenges and concerns during the Q & A session. The event will be held from 4 to 5:30 PM on Tuesday, July 28th in the Auditorium at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., in Fort Lauderdale. More...
2015 Business Development Workshop on Saturday, August 15
Join OESBD at the South Regional / Broward College Library in Pembroke Pines for the third of four business development workshops in the 2015 series. The featured topic is "Certified Agency Buyers (CAB) Reverse Trade Show". Come and interact directly with staff who purchase for agencies. More...
Broward County is Buying!
Certified Broward County Small Businesses are needed to provide various products and services! Learn more...
Broward County Convention Center Expansion and Headquarters Hotel Project
The Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center project will expand the existing facility to become South Florida's premier 600,000 square foot, LEED EB Gold Certified, waterfront conference center. The project master plan and summary and additional information including economic impact and an informative video is available for review. More...
Broward County Workforce Investment Program
New Broward County Workforce Investment Program The Broward County Board of County Commissioners established the new "Workforce Investment Program" to encourage local economic development. This program applies to County-funded projects with at least $500,000 in annual payments. More...
New Business Development Training Program
OESBD has launched a new training program to provide support and assistance to area businesses. The training schedule includes topics such as "Completing Your Certification Application" and "You're Certified: Now What?" and sessions continue through October. Registration is required. More...
SBA Offers Drought Assistance for Qualified Small Businesses
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program for areas of South Florida, including Broward County, impacted by the current extreme drought as of July 7, 2015. Loan amounts can be up to $2 million with an interest rate of 4 percent for small businesses and 2.625 percent for private non-profit organizations of all sizes with terms up to 30 years. Completed loan applications can be filed until March 15, 2016. More...
Business Owners Can Now File Online for Tax Receipts
Beginning July 1st, the Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division (RTT) is enhancing services offered to County businesses. Broward County businesses will now be able to file an application for a new Business Tax Receipt and change address information on an existing Business Tax Receipt online. More...
Broward County Seeks 100-Year Old Businesses or earlier to share the successes of businesses in our Celebration
In honor of Broward County’s 100 birthday, we are looking to share the successes of businesses that have been in Broward since 1915 or earlier to share in our celebration. Please contact Cindy Malin at 954-357-6993 or email@example.com for information.
The Broward County Purchasing Division offers the following:
Free Low Flow Spray Valves for Broward Businesses
The Broward Water Partnership is offering free pre-rinse spray valves for qualifying Broward-based businesses. Commercial Kitchens can decrease water use by 30 to 70 percent, saving a business up to $1000 over a year. For more information, call 954-519-1222 or visit ConservationPays.com.
Broward College Posts Forecast Opportunities
Broward College posts a six month forecast of upcoming solicitations with release dates online. Interested firms can visit the Supplier Relations and Diversity webpage and select "Forecast Opportunities" to view the PDF.
Upcoming Business Events
To view a listing of upcoming events for the local business community, visit the Business Event Calendar.
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