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Food Service Industry Resources

Starting a food business in Philadelphia? Here is a guide on food safety, licensing and permits in the City of Philadelphia for restaurant owners, caterers, event planners,... Read more


Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification

Many federal, state, and local government agencies have special programs established to provide contracts for businesses certified as one of the following:Minority Business... Read more


Business Registration in Pennsylvania

The following links to the Pennsylvania Department of State website provide information about business registration in the state Read more


What To Know About Getting Government Contracts

May 20, 2021,

To help you better understand government contracts, we asked contracting experts and business leaders for their best advice.


New $10,000 EIDL Grants: Do You Qualify?

Congress has allocated another $40,000,000,000 in EIDL grants (advances) in the new stimulus bill. Get advice on whether you qualify for these grants with an extended deadline. Read more


Upcoming Certification Changes for Women-Owned Businesses

March 31, 2020,

Certification makes your business more visible to potential clients, increases your networking opportunities and can expose you to new possibilities.


Buy or Sell Overseas? The Incoterms® Rules are Changing

December 20, 2019,

Incoterms are a voluntary set of contract terms that can be used by organizations for the sale of goods both internationally and domestically. Learn more.


How Women Entrepreneurs Can Win Federal Contracts

September 10, 2019,

The federal government sets aside a certain percentage of contracts for Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) in areas where WOSBs have been under-represented.


How to Become a Government Contractor

June 16, 2019,

Beyond manufacturing and information technology, a wide variety of industries are needed to keep the federal government running across the country.