Miami-Dade County, City of Miami Beach, MetLife & Southwest Airlines
The Minority Business Center (MBC) Program is a micro-enterprise assistance program funded in part by the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County. The Minority Business Centers provides free services to small business owners who are interested in starting or expanding a micro-enterprise. Call us today to find out if you qualify for these invaluable services: 305-534-1903.
The services include:
One-on-one counseling sessions covering a wide range of small business topics. Come with your ideas or business issues, and we will provide you with tools and resources to help make you successful.
Training and Education
The SFLHCC has three annual Business Education Series for small businesses through its lunch/learn events. Topics include business plan writing, marketing research, access to capital, franchises, technology, accounting and more.
This program assists in the development of start-up businesses. The MBC Program provides personal assistance to new entrepreneurs from chamber volunteers who are successful business owners.
Assistance for Small Businesses
Are you starting a business or need assistance expanding or improving an existing business? The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (SFLHCC) provides on-site counseling, training workshops, and an extensive business reference service.
The SFLHCC provides a one-stop resource location where small business owners can obtain and receive advice, technical assistance, and training. The SFLHCC has provided assistance to thousands of individuals and companies through their Lunch/Learn Business Series.
How to start a Business
Entrepreneurs can develop virtually every aspect of a business start-up with the help of our business specialist.
Technical Assistance includes:
- Information on filing corporate documents
- Information on how to obtain licenses & permits to operate a business
- Researching funding sources
- Learning about procurement opportunities
- Tapping into effective personnel management techniques
- Developing and designing a marketing plan
We provide technical assistance and will guide emerging entrepreneurs through the first steps of business ownership. Valuable information on a variety of business topics will help you through the first steps needed in your business ownership. The SFLHCC will refer you to an experienced SBA Lender/bank that will provide you with information on loans available for small business owners.
An array of free business workshops and seminars are offered annually featuring topics critical to operating a business successfully in today’s competitive business world.
The SFLHCC is proud to have an excellent public-private partnership with Miami-Dade County, the City of Miami Beach, MetLife & Southwest Airlines.
The SFLHCC’ was the first organization in South Florida to host a Web Live on line training for small businesses. These trainings are provided to our members by the SBA… Chamber members can obtain information on all SBA programs through a conference via the Internet from the convenience of their office or home.