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FY 2016 SBEDA Annual Report Released

The Small Business Economic Development Advocacy (SBEDA) annual report for FY 2016 summarizes the distribution of dollars paid on contracts from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016. It also … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Economic Development Highlights in Fiscal Year 2016

The Economic Development Department had another successful year and we are proud to present our achievements. These accomplishments are driven by vision and leadership from our Mayor and City Council. … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

What do you LOVE about San Antonio?

MAN ON THE STREET BRANDING EFFORT A major tactic of San Antonio’s economic development strategy, Forefront SA is marketing and branding our city. While a comprehensive branding effort is being led by … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rivard Report: Forefront SA: Targeting the ‘Next Generation’ Industries

*Note: The following is an excerpt of a full story from the “Rivard Report” by journalist Edmond Ortiz. To read the full article, please visit: http://bit.ly/245aI9v. Forefront SA, San Antonio’s five-year … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

City of San Antonio’s Economic Development Department FY 2015 Highlights

As we close out the year, the Economic Development Department is reflecting back on the many accomplishments achieved throughout 2015. It was another successful year in our department and we … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Disparity study recognizes progress made, need for continued program

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 30, 2015) – The City of San Antonio has made significant progress in creating opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses, but barriers related to race and gender … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rankings Accompanying the City of San Antonio’s FY 2016 Budget Presentation

For our FY 2016 budget, the Economic Development Department cited a few recent articles that place San Antonio in the top 10 for various national rankings. These economic indicators and rankings provide a … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

SMALL BIZ COMMUNITY EVENT: BOTS Lunch, Learn & Network Featuring Business Opportunities with TXDot

Our team will be present at the BOTS Lunch, Learn & Network event on Tuesday, July 21. Featured speakers include a keynote by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDot) and Two-Minute … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Biotech/Medical Device Roundtable hosted by Congressman Will Hurd and UTHSCSA

Interesting event happening next week hosted by U.S. Representative Will Hurd and the UT Health Science Center – San Antonio about the biotech and medical device industries featuring Ann Stevens … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy 1-Year Birthday, Café Commerce!

Exactly one year ago, Cafe Commerce San Antonio had its grand opening in the San Antonio downtown public library with a specific goal of making entrepreneurship easier, and to strengthen the support infrastructure … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

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