Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program
in partnership with Miami Dade 


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program at Miami Dade College helping entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunities by providing access to education, capital, and an active business owner network. 
 
The program has amassed many successful milestones: 
  • 9,700+ graduates 
  • 100+ local and national partners 
  • 50 statewide business network 
Alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program enjoy being connected to a community of over 9,700 strong nationwide. 
 
Local business owners are encouraged to apply for the program by October 15, 2021 for consideration for Cohort 24, starting in January 2022.
 
For more information check the link below. 
 
Understanding OESBD Programs and Services:
An Orientation for Small Businesses

Wednesday, October 13th @ 11:00AM via Zoom Webinar

Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) presents an orientation for small businesses introducing the programs and services available to assist firms in doing business with Broward County.

Click here to register.
What Would You Do With a $10,000 Grant?

 Do You Have or Know of a Minority-Owned Business in
Miami-Dade or Broward County?


Comcast RISE Investment Fund Returns with
$10,000 Grants for Businesses
Owned by People of Color!
 
A total of 100 grants per city, or 600 grants overall, will be awarded in November 2021.

Additionally, Comcast RISE also offers the opportunity for businesses across the country to apply for marketing and technology services from Comcast Business and Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable. For full details, eligibility requirements, and to apply visit www.ComcastRISE.com.
Broward County Presents
Get Certified | Spanish Edition
Friday, October 15th | 10AM - 11AM

Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) presents A Virtual Business Development Workshop in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (En Espanol).

Click here to register.
Get to Know Your Florida Trade Team

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 |10 AM to 11AM

Join Enterprise Florida for a free webinar on the federal and state resources available to Florida businesses to support export activity. With speakers from the U.S. Commercial Service, Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center, and a company testimonial, you will learn about the updated resources, programs, and grants available for increasing international sales.

Click here to register
Broward County Seeking Automative Parks and Services vendors

Broward County is seeking firms that provide various services and commodities to the automotive industry. 


Broward is looking for local firms to “Get Certified” and become a part of the process of doing business with local government. A sample of recent solicitations that were recommended for the open market due to a lack of certified firms include: 
  • Transmissions Repair or Rebuild
  • Car Wash/Detailing Services
  • Paint and Body Repairs
  • Vehicle Appraisal Services
  • Refrigerant Supply
  • Towing Services
If your firm or business provides any of these services, we need you to get certified! Contact crotargetedoutreach@broward.org or call 954-357-6400 to learn more.  
2021 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND CULTURAL EXPO (FITCE)
November 17 & 18, 2021
Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND FITCE? 
  • Sell your products and services to over 60 countries at the World Expo Marketplace!
  • Meet & Greet international delegations, consulates, trade commissioners and bi-national chambers at Doing Business with the World, World Expo Marketplace & Speed Matchmaking with Country Representatives
  • Learn about international trade resources and assistance during the “11 Steps to Exporting”, “How to Import into the United States”, Doing Business with the World panels and more! 
  • Immerse yourself with worldwide culture – visit the local & international visual art exhibit & enjoy multicultural performances


Register at FITCE 2021
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City of Miramar
Special Commission Meeting
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 6:30PM

Review the Special Commission Meeting agenda here.

Regular Commission Meeting
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | 7PM

Review the Regular Commission Meeting agenda here.
Miramar Businesses,
Become a part of the Miramar 9/11 Memorial

Come Early and Enjoy
ART ON THE GO!

A FREE Immersive Art Experience in adherence with COVID Protocols at the Miramar Cultural Center!

Preview amazing ART, meet the artists, and leave with a prepackaged refreshment to go. Your ART-FILLED afternoon will begin with OUR ART, OUR POWER, the Hispanic Heritage art exhibition currently on display in the Ansin Gallery. Make a wish in LEBO'S WISHING GARDEN and enjoy the 20 foot "Peace in Our Time" Sculpture.

Register at AOTG.Eventbrite.com
LEBO IS COMING!
October 2021 to March 2022

In partnership with Metro Group Miami. LEBO's 20-foot sculpture entitled "Peace in Our Time” features LEBO’s iconic characters, inspired by Tibetan prayer wheels. This interactive design can be spun manually and from October 2021 to March 2022 will watch over your WISHES in the Cultural Center Artspark Botanical Garden.
Have you seen our Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibit?

Here's what you’re missing!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with amazing artwork highlighting Hispanic Culture! Visit the Miramar Cultural Center website for Gallery Hours and more information! 
Miramar Businesses,
Register to be a vendor at the upcoming Pop N'Shop at Branca event. Vendor space is limited.

For more information, please all 954-602-4780
Local Businesses:
Take Advantage of 30% OFF your tickets!
Use CODE: LNLBiz30

Tickets available at loveandlaughtermcc.eventbrite.com
Your City of Miramar Commission is hard at work. Find out more about initiatives, programs, meetings -- click on your Miramar Elected Official's photo, engage and get to know your Representatives today!
Contact the Economic and Business Development Department at:
InfoEBD@miramarfl.gov or 954-883-5030