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(Black PR Wire) MIAMI, Fla. – Small businesses are the fuel that drives the nation’s economy. The impact of small businesses on economic development has been quite impressive over the years. These are only some of the many reasons why M. Gill & Associates, Inc. celebrates National Small Business Week, recognized the first week in May (May 2-8, 2021).
“National Small Business Week provides a great opportunity for us to put the spotlight on firms that are making it happen,” said Marie R. Gill, Founder and CEO of M. Gill & Associates, Inc., and Operator of the MBDA Export & CARES Act Business Centers in Florida. “It’s the perfect time to acknowledge the growing impact minority business enterprises have had on our nation’s economy, including some of the clients. I salute them for their growth, successes and contributions, and will continue to feature their success stories on our website.”
According to the U.S. Census Bureau 2012 Survey of Business Owners, there were 2,100,187 businesses in Florida; 807,817 women-owned firms in Florida and 926,112 minority-owned firms in Florida. We know that those numbers have increased over the past eight years, especially among women and minorities.
M. Gill & Associates is committed to doing its part to help minority owned enterprises to continue along a positive path. The company serves as an invaluable resource to small businesses, often helping to sustain their operations and adjust to the new business process, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
M. Gill & Associates, Inc. is a specialty consulting firm that develops, administers and manages strategic growth and economic development initiatives for small, minority, women and veteran businesses; government agencies; corporations; and educational institutions that operate in the local and global economies.
M. Gill & Associates operates various local and international government programs with the support of various strategic partners. These include the City of Miami’s Small Business Center, and the MBDA Export and CARES Act Business Centers in Florida. “As an MBDA CARES Act Grantee, we have deployed a team of consultants across North, Central, South, East and West Florida, who are providing direct technical assistance services to help in the COVID-19 Recovery process for small and minority firms throughout the state. The MBDA Export Center in Florida is also funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to provide business development services to help minority businesses create jobs, build scale and capacity, increase revenues, and expand into new and global markets.
To be continually accessible, the MBDA Export Center hosts a Virtual Business Webinar every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m., to provide information, resources, and interactive connection to new business financing, contracts, and export marketing opportunities. For more information on M. Gill & Associates and its programs, call 305-576-7888, email email@example.com, or visit www.mgillonline.com.
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