Marketing, Networking, Strategy

Enterprise Florida to award grants for virtual international trade shows

International trade shows have gone virtual, too, and the state wants to help small businesses access the resource. Enterprise Florida announced this week that it is launching a resource to help Florida’s small and medium-sized companies safely build their international business connections. The Virtual Trade Show Grants Program will allow companies to […]

Finance, Government contracting, Marketing, Networking

Doing business with local and state governments: the pros and cons

Many small businesses that have no experience contracting with government at any level often begin with the federal market. No so fast. Federal Government Contracting Officers will look for contractors that have past experience with either state or local government contracts, said Luis Batista, procurement specialist with  Florida PTAC at […]

Finance, Marketing, Networking, Strategy

Small businesses won $120.8B in federal contracts in 2018. A free seminar may help you get a piece of the pie

This just in: The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year in 2018, awarding 25.05% in federal contract dollars to small businesses. That totaled $120.8 billion, an increase from the previous fiscal year of nearly $15 […]