"How to Do Business with Broward County" is a free monthly workshop series presented by the Office of Economic and Small Business Development in partnership with the Purchasing Division. All local business owners and entrepreneurs interested in procurement opportunities with Broward County government are invited to attend.
The workshops are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required.
2013 Workshop Series Schedule
Saturday, January 19, 2013 ● 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Central Broward Regional Park*
3700 N.W. 11 Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311
Featured Topic: Credit counseling solutions
*Note: A $1.50 per person park admission fee will apply for this workshop ONLY.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 ● 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Lauderdale Lakes Library / Educational and Cultural Center
3580 W. Oakland Park Blvd, Second Floor Library, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311
Featured Topic: The Art of Certifying Your Business - Come and meet
your Certification Team Leaders
(Certification Process Federal / Local)
Saturday, March 16, 2013 ● 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025
Featured Topic: Business to Business Tips - Learn from local small business owners who have
had success with government contracts
Thursday, April 18, 2013 ● 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Broward County Governmental Center
115 S. Andrews Ave., Room 301/302, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Featured Topic: Are you in Compliance? Learn how to play by the rules and stay in the right lane
Saturday, May 18, 2013 ● 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Northwest Regional Library
3151 N. University Dr., Coral Springs, FL 33065
Featured Topic: Where's the Money - How to access capital for your firm
(Part 1 - Governmental Programs)
Thursday, June 20, 2013 ● 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Stirling Road Branch Library
3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33312
Featured Topic: Building a Stellar: Prime and Sub Success Stories
(Part I: Professional Services and Construction)
Saturday, July 20, 2013 ● 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
West Regional Library
8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL 33324
Featured Topic: Resources to Build your capacity - Local service provider expo
Thursday, August 15, 2013 ● 6 - 7:30 PM
Margate Catherine Young Branch Library
5801 Park Drive, Margate, FL 33063
Featured Topic: Building a Stellar Team: Prime and Sub Success Stories
(Part II: Commodities & Contract Services)
Saturday, September 21, 2013 ● 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Weston Branch Library
4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, FL 33332
Featured Topic: Where's the Money - Effective Strategies to obtain capital through the private
Sector (Part II: Private Lenders)
Thursday, October 17, 2013 ● 6 - 7:30 PM
Deerfield Beach Branch Library
837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Featured Topic: Business Etiquette: Do's and Dont's - Don't leave home without it
Saturday, November 16, 2013 ● 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tamarac Branch Library
8701 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351
Featured Topic: How to get Connected to a Prime Contractor
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 ● 6 - 7:30 PM
South Regional / Broward College Library
7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Featured Topic: Doing Business Overseas - Learn about export and import opportunities