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Department of Commerce

What we do

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

  • A central location along the Northeast corridor.
  • A ready and talented workforce.
  • Competitive office rents and commercial real estate costs.
  • Vibrant commercial districts and growing innovation industries.
  • World-class dining, history, and cultural attractions.

We work to:

  • Attract and grow a diverse set of businesses.
  • Revitalize neighborhood commercial districts throughout the city.
  • Support small businesses and improve their access to funding.
  • Build a strong talent pipeline.
  • Increase economic opportunities for historically underserved business owners.


1515 Arch St.
12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Mar
    Legal Agreements and Contracts for Small Businesses
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Legal Agreements and Contracts for Small Businesses

    March 26, 2024
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 1 hour
    Join SCORE Philadelphia for an online workshop about how to protect your business legally with contracts and agreements is an important part of any Business. This workshop covers what you need to look for in agreements and contracts for your business.

    Learn more and register today.