Doing Business in Washington, DC guide Released
On July 14, 2005, the Washington, DC Marketing Center released, Doing Business in Washington, DC guide, an updated version of its successful publication, Starting Your Business in Washington, DC.
The guide is a complete reference tool to doing business in the District and serves to reduce the stresses many business owners experience when starting a business and working with a local government. The guide assists business owners with focusing on their business plans more effectively by providing an easy to use format with information on start-up conditions, registration and licensing, options for business financing, business taxes, financial incentives, business insurance, how to do business with the District Government and several listings of resource centers that will help each step of the way.
The Doing Business in Washington, DC guide was released at the “Navigating Through DC’s Business Resources,” workshop sponsored by the Washington, DC Marketing Center and the DC Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, July 14th at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel.
The event brought start-up and established business owners together with business resources to discuss how best to do business in the city. Topics ranged from the basics of doing business and incentives for small and local businesses to the regulatory process and gaining access to capital. Speakers at the seminar included Henry Turner of the DC Small Business Development Center, Barry Margeson, reStore DC, Linda Schakel, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll and Jacqueline Buno, Eagle Bank.
The guide is available in English and Spanish and will be available for download from the Marketing Center’s website.
Copies of the Doing Buiness in DC guide are available at the Washington, DC Marketing Center office, located at 1495 F. St., NW. You can also download a copy of the guide from this website.