Helping businesses start, move, stay and grow here
Learn how the City supports business growth at training series
The Community Planning and Economic Development Department’s Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) created a training for City employees to learn more about how different departments interact with Minneapolis businesses. Attendees will gain an understanding of how the City supports the business community. The training aims to increase collaboration across departments to support the Minneapolis business community.
The training, called B-TAP+ Doing Business in Minneapolis 101, takes place from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the first floor training room at the Towle Building, 330 S. Second Ave. The training offers these courses:
- Understanding the Development Review Process
Learn the development review process from A to Z whether for building a multipurpose stadium or adding a deck to your home. Topics will include: zoning 101, historic preservation, plan review, permits and more.
- Business Licensing 101
Learn the process of applying for a business license. After this lesson, you’ll be able to help business owners navigate the licensing process so they can focus on developing their businesses and avoid getting lost in paperwork.
- Understanding the City’s Business Support Resources
The City is dedicated to helping businesses start, stay and grow in Minneapolis. Increase your understanding of the resources to support business development, including business technical assistance, financial resources, site selection support and more. Also, learn who the City partners with to deliver services to neighborhoods and diverse communities.
- Best Practices for Minneapolis’ Food-Oriented Businesses
Learn how the City works with food-oriented businesses and what resources are available for these business owners to keep their kitchens safe and healthy for employees and customers.
- Doing Business with the City of Minneapolis
How do you become a bidder with the City of Minneapolis? Learn where to find business opportunities and how to register businesses to become bidders with the City.
- Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification program
Learn what it means to be certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. With your new knowledge, you can help more businesses get certified.
Published Aug 23, 2016