Marketing Center Releases Starting Your Business in Washington, DC Guide
Contact: Raguel Broy Turner
Manager, PR & Communications
May 19, 2004
Washington, D.C.—Starting a business in any area poses many challenges but for business owners looking to locate to the District of Columbia, they have an advantage right at their finger tips.
The Washington, DC Marketing Center in association with the Georgia Avenue Business Resource Center, is pleased to announce the release of the Starting Your Business in Washington, DC: A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing Business in the District of Columbia.
Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development Eric Price will hold a press conference on Thursday, June 3, 2004 at 10 a.m. at the Enhanced Business Resource Center (e-BIC) of the MLK Library located at 901 G St. NW, to announce the release of the guide. The guide is a comprehensive reference tool to starting a business in the District and is the product of collaboration among many city government agencies and other business service providers. Using a flow-chart format that makes the information easy to read and user-friendly, the guide includes topics like initial start-up considerations, D.C. business registration requirements. Financing options, financial incentives for doing business in DC, and a wealth of additional information on resources and programs available to DC businesses.
Written specifically for starting businesses in the District of Columbia, the Starting Your Business in Washington, DC guide is an invaluable tool for entrepreneurs looking to open a a new business or for established businesses to relocate to DC. Additionally, the guide provides the reader with information from location considerations and permits to business taxes and direct contacts within DC government agencies.
WHAT: Press Conference announcing the release of Starting Your Business in Washington, DC: A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing Business in the District of Columbia
WHEN: Thursday, June 3, 2004 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: MLK Public Library 901 G St. NW
For more information or questions on how to obtain a copy of the guide, please call the Washington, DC Marketing Center at 202-638-6733.
The Washington, DC Marketing Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit, public/private partnership dedicated to promoting business opportunities throughout DC and contributing to business retention and attraction activities. For more information visit www.wdcep.com/about.