DATE: May 30, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Jasmine Maignan Jones, Community Relations and Outreach Manager
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – The Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development will debut their first seminar of a new roadshow series titled “11 Steps to Exporting – A Roadmap to Your Exporting Success!” as part of Broward County's ongoing efforts to reinforce the local economy through a network of sustainable small-and medium-sized businesses. The seminar will be held on Thursday, June 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium Field House Hall, located at 3700 N.W. 11 Place, Lauderhill.
This seminar is designed to provide Broward businesses with a comprehensive step-by-step approach to exporting, demystifying the process of exporting and introducing businesses to Broward County’s helpful local, state and federal resources for international trade. This roadshow seminar will be held in each of the nine Broward County Commission districts to reach companies throughout the area. Future dates and locations will be announced as they are confirmed.
Welcome remarks will be delivered by Broward County Commissioner Dale V.C Holness, District 9. A variety of international trade experts have been invited as guest speakers.
The workshop series is free and open to the public; however, pre-registration is required. For more information on the “11 Steps to Exporting – A Roadmap to Your Exporting Success!” seminar series or to RSVP for the seminar, contact Paola Isaac Baraya, Economic Development Specialist - International Trade at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-357-7894. Individuals requiring accommodations must make a request prior to the scheduled seminar.
For more information on the Office of Economic and Small Business Development and its service offerings, call 954-357-6400 or visit Broward.org/EconDev.
About The Office Economic and Small Business Development
The mission of the Office of Economic and Small Business Development is to enhance Broward County's economy and contribute to an improved quality of life for all residents. Areas of focus include value-added job creation, business expansion and retention, small business growth, business development, international trade development, export readiness and entrepreneurial training and development. Services are delivered by the agency and through partnerships with state, local and private sector organizations. The Office of Economic and Small Business Development promotes equal access to Broward County procurement opportunities for small business enterprises in local and federal small business programs, and helps position small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to take advantage of opportunities, and grow their businesses beyond Broward. Call 954-357-6155 for more information or visit Broward.org/EconDev.