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2015 EN0 Department of Small and Local Business Development
The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) supports the development, economic growth, and retention of District-based businesses, and promotes economic development throughout the District’s commercial districts.
Summary of Services
The Department of Small and Local Business Development provides assistance and services to District-based businesses by positioning them to compete successfully for local, federal, and global business opportunities; advocating and promoting small business; providing one-on-one technical assistance, workshops, and training; certifying companies to do business in the city; and fostering small business development in commercial districts.