Business Seminars

HBIF’s free orientations cover basic information and resources to start a business in Florida, as well as an overview of the services offered by HBIF. HBIF’s workshops—presented by experts from different industries and specialties—provide in-depth information on topics that are vital for small business owners to succeed.

How to Start a Business – Weekly Orientations

HBIF offers free orientations in Spanish designed to provide basic information and resources to help entrepreneurs start a business. Topics covered include: legal and tax structure, licenses and permits, state regulations, financing options, and business development services offered by HBIF.

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HBIF’s bilingual workshop series offers entrepreneurial training on specific topics that are critical for Hispanic entrepreneurs interested in starting or expanding their business in Florida. These workshops will help entrepreneurs make critical decisions needed to manage successful businesses and, in turn, contribute to the economic development of the region. These workshops are facilitated in Spanish by industry experts and are offered at no cost.

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