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04.16.14 Downtown Business Improvement District (BID)/Safety Alliance Meeting, Property managers can meet and express concerns.
04.16.14 Downtown Business Improvement District (BID)/Safety Alliance, For security managers of properties within the Downtown BID
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  • Start a Business in DC
    Follow these steps to set up your new business.

  • Finance a Business in DC
    Explore resources and learn about the loan process.

  • Do Business with DC Government
    Get the scoop on DC contracting opportunities.

  • Contact the Business Resource Center
    Find out who to call for your business needs.

  • Apply for a Business License
    Certain District businesses must have a Basic Business License.

  • Fulfill Annual Business Requirements
    Track key events to keep your business in good standing with the District.

  • Learn about Business Improvement Districts
    Business owners organize BIDs to enhance the economic vitality of commercial areas.

  • Get Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
    Learn about licenses, grants and business relocation.

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    The Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) provides DC entrepreneurs with training, workshops, and computer software that help their businesses become successes.