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For Immediate Release:
August 15, 2013
Media Contact:
Lawanda Wright-Robinson
wlawand@miamidade.gov
305-375-3186

Learn the ABCs of opening a business in Miami-Dade County


(MIAMI, August 15, 2013) – Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa is hosting a workshop on the ABCs of Opening a Business, on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Rebeca Sosa Theater located at 1401 Westward Drive, in Miami Springs.

The small business workshop initiative spearheaded by Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez was launched in 2012, in an effort to promote economic growth and development in Miami-Dade County.  Workshops have been held at various sites across the County.

During the upcoming workshop, participants will learn the ABCs of opening a business, including how to obtain a Certificate of Use, a Local Business Tax receipt, a Home Business License, and Permits and Registration as well as essential insurance coverage for small businesses. 

County staff will be available to answer questions and share their expertise on the necessary tools to start and operate a successful business. 

Seating is limited and will be given on a first come first served basis. Please email wlawand@miamidade.gov  or call 305-375-3186 to reserve a seat. 

Who:
Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources
Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa
What:
FREE Workshop on How to Open a Business in Miami-Dade County
When:
August 28, 2013, 12:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Where:
Rebeca Sosa Theater/Miami Springs Recreation Center
1401 Westward Drive
Miami Springs, FL 33166