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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Revving Up Your Business - Practical Ways to Use Al Tools In Your Business to Promote Online

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You may have played around with ChatGPT or heard about using Artificial Intelligence in the workplace. Do you know how you can use ChatGPT and other AI writing assistance to streamline your productivity?

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Posted on: February 19, 2024

City of Hollywood Business Resource Guide

Hollywood Business Resource Guide

The City of Hollywood’s Office of Communications, Marketing & Economic Development (CMED) is ready to assist Hollywood businesses. We encourage you to check the City of Hollywood’s webpage, sign up for City and Business email/text updates, and follow ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Tell Us How We Can Help You Improve Your Business! Take the Business Visitation Program Survey!

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Tell Us How We Can Help You Improve Your Business! Take the Business Visitation Program Survey!

We want to hear from you! Nationally, over 70% of employment growth in a community comes from the retention and expansion of existing businesses. The City and C...

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

New Business Resource Guide

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Multiple Businesses in Hollywood's Design District Make South Florida's Top Showrooms List

Whether you are designing a home, yacht, private aircraft, or commercial space, the experienced staff at South Florida Design Park can help you find a wide variety of exceptional products that fit your needs. Knowledgeable staff can guide you through the ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

FloridaCommerce Reaches $101 Million in Approved Loans & Investments to Florida SB Credit Initative

FloridaCommerce announced $101 million in approved loans and investments to Florida small businesses through the State Small Business Credit Initiative 2.0 (SSBCI). Through SSBCI, FloridaCommerce has obligated over $101 million in loans and investments to...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Watch the Emergency Preparedness for Business Continuity Workshop

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Emergency Preparedness for Business Continuity Workshop Video 

Establish a business continuity plan for your business that checks off all the boxes. On June 12th, at 9:00 a.m., the City of Hollywood hosted a virtual session that offered insights i...

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Posted on: June 13, 2023

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center on June 13

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced it will open a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Broward County at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the African-American Research Library & Cultural Center (AARLCC) in Fort Lauderdale. At the BRC, SBA...

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Posted on: June 12, 2023

SBA Disaster Recovery Resources available in Broward County

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) are working capital loans available to help small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the d...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

City Graduates 17 Entrepreneurs from FastTrac® Start-Up Program

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The City of Hollywood's Economic Development staff recently graduated 17 entrepreneurs from its 4th cohort of the FastTrac® Start-Up Program. Through FastTrac®, the City of Hollywood guided participants on identifying and meeting market needs and accessin...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Celebrate Economic Development Week with the City of Hollywood!

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The City of Hollywood recognizes May 8 to May 12, 2023, as Economic Development Week. Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016 to increase awareness of local businesses and programs that create...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Economic Development Week - What is Economic Development?

The City of Hollywood, along with many other municipalities and organizations, recognizes May 8 to May 12, 2023, as Economic Development Week. Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016 to increa...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Broward Flood Relief Resources

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Broward Flood Relief Resources 

Internet or Smartphone ApplicationDisaster survivors may apply for IHP Assistance or check their application status online at www.disasterassistance.gov. Disaster survivors may also access FEMA via smartphone by dow...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Memorial Healthcare System Launches First Pancreas Transplant Program in Broward County

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Memorial Healthcare System has launched a new pancreas transplant program, complementing Memorial Transplant Institute’s existing pediatric and adult kidney and heart transplant services. This new program is a significant step forward in the fiel...

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Michelle Lambert Spa in Downtown Hollywood Puts the "Ahhhh" Back in Spa

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"I drive over 40 minutes to get here each week," said the client in the waiting room at Michelle Lambert Spa at 1915 Hollywood Boulevard. "She's the first massage therapist I've had in years that really understands my body...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

Hollywood Businesses Receive Support from Export-Import Bank of The United States(EXIM)

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During the months of January, February, and March 2023, Export-Import Bank of The United States (EXIM) financed $358,042.41 in exports for Hollywood businesses.

Export-Import Bank of The United States (EXIM),  is the official export credit agency ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Disaster Preparedness

Is your business or organization prepared for an emergency?

According to The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), about 25 percent of businesses do not reopen after disasters.

Having an emergency disaster plan and a continuity of operations plan in p...

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

(DEO) Activates Business Damage Assessment Survey

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Parts of Broward County received historic levels of rain, in some areas more than 25 inches of rain fell, and that caused major flooding across the county. Governor DeSantis signed Executive Order 23-65 (Emergency Management – Broward County Flo...

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Posted on: April 11, 2023

Business Recovery After a Disaster

A disaster has struck and now it’s time for cleanup and recovery. 

The City of Hollywood’s Office of Economic Development is here to help businesses get back on their feet after an emergency or natural disaster through the Busi...

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