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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

2016 Proposed SBEDA Ordinance Amendments

2016 Proposed SBEDA Ordinance Amendments In December 2015, City Council adopted the Disparity Study which showed the City of San Antonio has made great progress in creating opportunities for minority- … Continue reading

March 3, 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: Forefront SA, San Antonio’s five-year … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

City of San Antonio Economic Development Department invites applications for the paid position of Student Intern III

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO invites applications for the position of: Student Intern III (paid) SALARY:          $11.86 per hour OPENING DATE: Continuous CLOSING DATE: May 15, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Grant Funded: No Work … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor Endorses President Obama’s Trade Agenda

Mayor Ivy Taylor was quoted in a White House blog endorsing President Obama’s trade agenda because of its potential to help create jobs and attract investment to San Antonio. The blog states that “President … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why San Antonio’s Trade and Investment Strategy Matters

This is the first in an occasional series on San Antonio’s international business environment. Traditionally, San Antonio’s economic development strategies have focused primarily on the U.S. market and winning expansions … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

EDD’s Small Business Office Wins the 2015 SCTRCA’s First Governmental Champion Award!

Today, the City of San Antonio’s Economic Development Department’s (EDD) Small Business Office received the 2015 South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency’s (SCTRCA) Inaugural Governmental Champion Award. This award was given during the SCTRCA’s … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Apply Now: Spring 2015 Session of Business Empowerment Plan Program

It’s that time again! Small businesses who want to grow, visit to apply for the Spring 2015 session of the Business Empowerment Plan program. Deadline to apply is Feb. 13, … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

E-commerce and San Antonio

We found this great visual on e-commerce over at It shows how online purchasing and transactions are growing in different markets around the world.  Selling goods and services online … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Center City Open House 2 – Oct. 15, 2013

For one night only, a vacant space will go from empty to fabulous through an incredible event full of art, music, and fashion. The Center City Development Office, the Department … Continue reading

October 7, 2013

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