Friday, June 5: The Mayor has extended a mandatory citywide curfew. Effective at 8:00 p.m. through tomorrow at 6 a.m. Only people with essential duties will be permitted outdoors.
In effect: 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5 to 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 6
In effect: 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 01 until further notice

Department of Commerce

What we do

The Department of Commerce helps businesses—large and small—thrive in Philadelphia. Philadelphia is the perfect home for your business, offering:

  • Reasonable office rents and cost of living.
  • A ready workforce.
  • A central location on the Northeast corridor.

We work to:

  • Attract and keep a diverse set of businesses.
  • Revitalize neighborhoods by building vibrant commercial districts.
  • Support small businesses and improve access to funding.
  • Develop a strong talent pipeline.
  • Increase contracting opportunities for minority, women, and disabled-owned businesses.

Connect

Address
1515 Arch St.
12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email business@phila.gov
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Our programs

Announcements

Take our survey about reopening

Business owners in Philadelphia and the surrounding region are encouraged to fill out a new survey about the resources they may need to reopen safely. The survey is available in:

Events

  • Jun
    8
    Webinar: Guide to Understanding the SBA EIDL and Payroll Protection Loan Application Process
    9:00 am to 10:15 am

    Webinar: Guide to Understanding the SBA EIDL and Payroll Protection Loan Application Process

    June 8, 2020
    9:00 am to 10:15 am, 1 hour
    Description: The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center is hosting a webinar on the SBA's Payroll Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan.

    Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEgdsLqPclw&feature=youtu.be
  • Jun
    8
    Temple SBDC Virtual Open Office Hours
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Temple SBDC Virtual Open Office Hours

    June 8, 2020
    3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, 2 hours

    Access experts who can help you navigate during COVID-19. Speak with someone face to face (virtually) who can help you. 

    Temple SBDC is holding open office hours via Zoom. You do not need to pre-register. 

    Office hours are Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional resources, webinars, and recordings can also be accessed via the Temple SBDC website.

    Click here to request an appointment
  • Jun
    9
    Webinar: Guide to Understanding the SBA EIDL and Payroll Protection Loan Application Process
    9:00 am to 10:15 am

    Webinar: Guide to Understanding the SBA EIDL and Payroll Protection Loan Application Process

    June 9, 2020
    9:00 am to 10:15 am, 1 hour
    Description: The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center is hosting a webinar on the SBA's Payroll Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan.

    Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEgdsLqPclw&feature=youtu.be

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