As business activity begins to resume in Philadelphia, businesses should reopen with care by following the City’s industry-specific reopening health guidance.
Businesses impacted by COVID-19 can learn more about information and resources available.
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.
Keystone Opportunity Zones Using tax exemptions to increase investment in areas lacking development.
Keystone Innovation Zones Providing tax credits to for-profit companies in the life sciences and tech.
The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance program is a new program from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19.
Jul13EventTemple SBDC Virtual Open Office Hours3:00 pm to 5:00 pmEvent
Temple SBDC Virtual Open Office HoursJuly 13, 20203:00 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.
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Jul14EventEmployee Manual Essentials: Lunch & Learn12:00 pm to 1:30 pm1510 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USAEvent
Employee Manual Essentials: Lunch & LearnJuly 14, 202012:00 pm to 1:30 pm, 2 hours1510 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USAmapWorking on your employee manual? Make sure the essentials are covered. Join us for this Lunch & Learn featuringBernard A. Williams, Esq. of Company Cousel LLC Register Here: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26574
Jul14EventWhat to Include in Your Employee Manual: Lunch & Learn12:00 pm to 1:00 pm1510 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USAEvent
What to Include in Your Employee Manual: Lunch & LearnJuly 14, 202012:00 pm to 1:00 pm, 1 hour1510 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USAmapDate: 7/14/2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM(EDT)
Registration Deadline: 7/14/2020 8:00 AM (EDT)
Fee: No Fee
Point of Contact: Jamie Shanker-Passero (215) 204-2375
Location: 1510 Cecil B Moore, PHILA PA 19121-3411
Training Topics: Human Resources/Managing Employees
Working on your employee manual? Make sure the essentials are covered. Join us for this Lunch & Learn featuring Bernard A. Williams, Esq. of Company Cousel LLC
Registration Link: https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26574