Guides to help your Central Florida business

We have everything you need to know for business owners and startups. Our guides include valuable advice on topics like business financing, exporting and new markets, and even license and permit information across the Central Florida 6 county region of: Orange, Seminole, Lake, Brevard, Osceola, and Volusia Counties.

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Startup Guide

You don’t have to do it alone! Locate resources that can help you start a business in Central Florida!


Licensing & Zoning Guide

Learn about the zoning, license(s), and tax receipts you’ll need to operate a business.

Funding Guide

Ready for a cash infusion? Learn how to properly apply for a business loan, grant, and alternate funding.

Nonprofit Startup Guide

Turn your vision and passion for helping others in your community into a reality.

Certifications Guide

Find and win more bids and contracts with relevant certifications in place for your business.


Growth Guide

Are you focused on growing your business? Learn how to accelerate and penetrate new markets.

International Trade

Ready to go international? Discover the steps to get started on your way to exporting and importing!

Government Contracting Guide

Government Contracting

How to grow your business by having federal, state, and local governments as customers!

Research Guide

Gather the right resources to get your questions answered for your idea or existing business.