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2023 Holiday Activation Guide

Let Detroit Means Business help you prepare for the holiday shopping season. Download this Digital Guide and learn the best ways to activate your space or boost your home or mobile based business.

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City of Detroit Special Events Applicant Guide

City of Detroit guide to help businesses, vendors and individuals prepare all the documents needed for your application to hold a special event within the City, and inform you of all the steps you will need to take based on the specifics of your event.

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City of Detroit Sign Ordinance Guide

City of Detroit sign ordinance and regulatory compliance user guide for businesses.

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Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

Learn more about joining the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce and the benefits of a membership

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Detroit Water and Sewage Department - New 2023 Procurement Policy (Effective 10/01/2023)

New Procurement Policy: Powerpoint Presentation from September 2023 on the new DWSD Procurement Policy for those seeking to do business with DWSD. This goes hand in hand with the video availabe at https://youtu.be/LyKaO1qkX94?si=qV2k-mBK1hn1g0GV

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City of Detroit - Licensing Your Mobile Food Business

A Simple step by step guide on how to license your mobile food business in the City of Detroit.

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FOOD

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FOOD, REGULATORY, OPERATIONS

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City of Detroit & MiOSHA COVID 19 Reopening Playbooks

Re-visit the city of Detroit and MiOSHA Reopening Playbooks for Businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This is archived information.

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Expert Guidance

Check out these opportunities to get free expert advice for your Detroit small business. From TechTown's 313 Strong Program, SCORE Business Mentoring Program, the BUILD Institute, the MCR Legal Clinic, to TechTown's 1-on-1 Coaching. Visit our Expert Guidance page for all your business needs.

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City of Detroit & MIOSHA Playbooks

Take a look back at the Re-Opening Playbooks for businesses provided by City of Detroit and COVID

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Detroit Means Business COVID-19

Detroit Means Business provided and connected a plethora of resources to their website during the height of the pandemic, including how to reopen safely, MIOSHA playbooks, and downloadable guides for businesses.

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City of Detroit Department of Neighborhoods Resource Guide

A City of Detroit Resource Guide containing information od District Manager, District Business Liaisons, District Inspectors and other pertinent CoD department information that SBO's can utilize.

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REGULATORY, OTHER, PROPERTY, ALL

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City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Division

Learn how to become a licensed vendor in order to be able to take your mobile or home business to City Parks as well as potentially be utlized by the City as a vendor at many of the City events between April - October.

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