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Economic and Small Business Development

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Virtual ACDBE Triennial Public Meeting Scheduled for August 21st

The Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD), as part of its triennial Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) goal setting process, will host a virtual public stakeholders meeting on Friday, August 21st  from 10 to 11:30AM to discuss the impact that COVID-19 is having on the car rental and non-car rental concessions program at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), how this will impact the upcoming triennial goals, and to obtain your feedback on the program. This year’s public meeting is being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More! 

Virtual Office Hours and Visits

OESBD is Open for Business! In response to concerns about COVID-19, we now have virtual office hours Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 5PM. 

If you wish to schedule a meeting or technical assistance, you can do so remotely by calling us at 954-357-6400.  The new remote meeting option requires access to Skype or Zoom.   

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Virtual Programming 

Even though all onsite programming is postponed, we are planning to keep you connected with virtual programming. In the meantime, visit our YouTube Channel to view our Local Certification Webinar.


  • The OESBD Certified Firm Directories are available 24/7 online.
  • Prime Contractors are responsible for meeting project goal requirements and solicitation timelines.
  • CBEs are encouraged to ensure their information is accurate in the certified firm directories and in BidSync. It is the responsibility of the CBEs to make sure their contact information, NAICS Codes and certifications are accurate in the Small Business Directory.
OESBD: Supporting Your Growth
This video highlights Broward County from an economic development viewpoint and the programs and services of the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD).  As a small business-focused agency of local County government, OESBD promotes equal access to procurement opportunities for all enterprises and helps position businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to take advantage of local opportunities, and grow their businesses beyond Broward.