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BEAMs

Participation Requirements

The City of Fort Lauderdale, in collaboration with the most experienced business professionals in the region, is pleased to offer the award-winning BEAMs Business Academy to support the growth and success of local business owners. Our collaborative partners include:

  • Florida Small Business Development Center
  • Broward Office of Economic & Small Business Dev
  • Broward SCORE
  • Atlantic, McFatter & Sheridan Technical Colleges
  • Ft Lauderdale Community Redevelopment Agency
  • Greater Ft Lauderdale Alliance
  • Greater Ft Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
  • Port Everglades
  • Career Source Broward
  • Enterprise Florida
  • Florida Export Finance Corporation
  • U.S. Commercial Service
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • U.S. Small Business Administration

Participation Requirements

An active business must have a current City Business Tax license.

Business Academy Certificate

To receive the Business Academy Certificate, participants must complete ALL courses of a series.

Application Form

NOTE: You must answer ALL questions. For any that do not pertain to you, please enter N/A.

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Participant Information
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Participant Information
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Do you engage in international trade?
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Do you engage in international trade?
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Please check the option that best represents your business:
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Please check the option that best represents your business:
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Please check the certification series for which you are applying (please see the BEAMs Summary pdf for details):
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Please check the certification series for which you are applying (please see the BEAMs Summary for details):
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Start Date of the Series
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How did you find or learn about the BEAMs Business Academy?
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Photos will be taken during the BEAMs Business Academy courses, which might be used by the City of Fort Lauderdale in print and/or electronic promotional material communications. Do you give the City of Fort Lauderdale permission to use photos of you in promotional materials and communications?
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Photos will be taken during the BEAMs Business Academy courses, which might be used by the City of Fort Lauderdale in print and/or electronic promotional material communications. Do you give the City of Fort Lauderdale permission to use photos of you in promotional materials and communications?
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If selected for a certification program, I hereby pledge that I will make a good faith effort to attend each class for its duration.
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If selected for a certification program, I hereby pledge that I will make a good faith effort to attend each class for its duration.
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Electronic Signature I submit my application and attest that all information provided on this application is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.
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Electronic Signature I submit my application and attest that all information provided on this application is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.

Upon submittal, your application will be reviewed based on qualifications and availability (class space is limited). 

Thank you!

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