The Doral Business Council (DBC), the business force for Doral and surrounding areas, signs its second memo of understanding this year, during the DBC May Signature breakfast.
The memo of understanding (MOU) between the DBC and the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Minority Business Enterprise Center Program (MBEC) ™, operated by M. Gill & Associates, outlines plans for cooperation on offering technical assistance and additional business development services to the members. It will also assist in helping them to meet the challenges of the “new” economy and to exploit opportunities presented by the rapidly growing global economy.
The MOU also highlights plans for M. Gill & Associates, Inc./MBEC™ Program to provide DBC members with a menu of services that will include, but may not be limited to the following, where applicable:
• Business Needs Identification through a SWOT Analysis
• Business Development & Training Workshops
• Trade Financing Assistance
• International Trade/Marketing Services
• Construction & Bonding Services
• Construction Bid Sourcing
• Other Technical Assistance as may be identified on a case by case basis
“Our planned partnership presents an enormous range of potential benefits to our members,” said Doral Business Council Executive Director, Pete De La Torre.
“M. Gill & Associates and the DBC share a common desire—to bring a universe of information and assistance to the community,” said Marie Gill, President & CEO, M. Gill & Associates, Inc. and Executive Director, MBEC™.
As the DBC continues to be the leading organization for economic development, partnerships combining the best in public sector innovation with the cutting edge of private industry will serve as the gold standard in public-private partnerships for years to come. And, will enable and enhance further growth and positively impact businesses.