• Showing the Love.

    With more than 93% of Delray Beach companies having 30 or fewer employees, small business is big business in Delray Beach. Our local small business owners contribute both to our economy and to our sense of community. They are our bosses, our neighbors, our sponsors, and our friends.

     

    In Delray Beach "small" doesn't mean insignificant. We're proud to be home to so many entrepreneurs and innovators that work hard to be successful. We ♥ Small Biz in Delray Beach, and we work hard to show them the love everyday.

     

    Check the schedule below for details on events and happenings around town that can benefit your small business!

  • Small Biz Event Calendar

    2017

    Mar 27, 5:30-9pm

    9th Annual Savor the Avenue

    along East Atlantic Avenue, Downtown Delray Beach

     

    Experience an amazing evening under the stars at South Florida's longest dining table, down the center of Atlantic Avenue. Make a reservation or sit back and observe, as hundreds of people dine in the heart of Downtown Delray Beach.

     

    Reservations required. For details and tickets, visit: DowntownDelrayBeach.com/SavorTheAvenue

    Mar 21, 8-9am

    Foundations: Pricing Matters - Tips to Measure & Calculate Your Pricing Margins

    @ Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street

     

    Foundations, a monthly meeting open to all Delray Chamber of Commerce members for starting or growing your business. This month, get tips from an SBDC expert on tracking your money, measuring your spending and ROI, and calculating the right price margins for your business.

     

    Free to attend, no RSVP necessary, coffee provided. More information on the Chamber website.

    Mar 14, 7:45-9am

    Chamber Membership & Media Breakfast

    @ Delray Beach Golf Club & Restaurant, 2200 Highland Avenue

     

    Network with other members of the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce while learning how to get your business in the media! A moderated panel of media professionals will offer ideas for promoting your business, followed by a live Q&A session.

     

    Tickets are $25 for Chamber members, $35 for non-members. Details and registration available on the Chamber website.

    Mar 13, 3pm

    CRA Business Grants Workshop

    @ Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street

     

    Learn about business grant opportunities available through the Delray Beach CRA, including eligibility criteria, application requirements, and the approval process.

     

    Advance registration required. Call the CRA at 561.276.8640 for info and registration.

    Mar 9, 5:15-7pm

    Contacts & Cocktails

    @ Fairfield Inn & Suites, 910 W. Atlantic Avenue

     

    Bring a friendly smile and plenty of business cards for this installation of the Chamber of Commerce's monthly networking event, where you'll enjoy cocktails, conversations, and culinary delights.

     

    Member Admission: $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Non-member admission: $25. Find details and registration on the Chamber website.

    Feb 14, 8am

    Foundations: Don't Get Screwed; How to Keep the IRS Away

    @ Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street

     

    Foundations, a monthly meeting open to all Delray Chamber of Commerce members for starting or growing your business. This month, get tips from a panel of local experts on when, where and how to file your taxes. A representative from the Palm Beach County Tax Collector's Office will also share information and materials.

     

    Free to attend, no RSVP necessary, coffee provided. More information on the Chamber website.

    Feb 13, 3pm

    CRA Business Grants Workshop

    @ Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street

     

    Learn about business grant opportunities available through the Delray Beach CRA, including eligibility criteria, application requirements, and the approval process.

     

    Advance registration required. Call the CRA at 561.276.8640 for info and registration.

    Feb 11, 9am-2pm

    Delray GreenMarket in the Park

    @ Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue

     

    The Delray GreenMarket has extended its season through the end of May! This open-air market is a Saturday morning destination, operated by the Delray Beach CRA. More than 60 vendors offer local farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare.

     

    Free event, with live music each week. Visit delraycra.org/greenmarket for more info.

    Feb 9, 5:15-7pm

    Contacts & Coctails

    @ Carl's Patio, Delray Marketplace (14859 Lyons Rd #114)

     

    Grow broader awareness for your business and build relationships within the community over cocktails, conversations, and culinary delights. Don't forget to bring business cards!


    Member Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Non-Member Tickets: $20. Details and tickets available on the Chamber website.

    Feb 4, 9am-2pm

    Delray GreenMarket in the Park

    @ Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue

     

    The Delray GreenMarket has extended its season through the end of May! This open-air market is a Saturday morning destination, operated by the Delray Beach CRA. More than 60 vendors offer local farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare.

     

    Free event, with live music each week. Visit delraycra.org/greenmarket for more info.

    Jan 29, 1-4pm

    Fashion Week Boutique: Shopping Event

    @ Old School Square Fieldhouse, 51 N Swinton Avenue

     

    Enjoy a pop-up fashion boutique from many of the 2017 Delray Beach Fashion Week participants, featuring all of the clothing & accessories that were showcased and on display during Fashion Week.

     

    Free to attend. Light bites provided by Papa's Tapas, Cash Bar. Details available online.

    Jan 28, 7-9pm

    Swim & Surf Runway Show

    @ Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue

     

    Swim & Surf Finale Runway Fashion Show featuring swimwear & beachwear from local designers and merchants. Free Event, with $25 ticketed runway seating.

    Details and tickets available online.

    Jan 27, 6-9pm

    Stiletto Race

    @ East Atlantic Avenue and SE 4th Avenue

     

    Stiletto Race hosted by Vince Canning Shoes & Delray Beach Achievement Centers for Children & Families. A Fab & Funky Race for a Cause! Compete in variety of categories for the chance to win prizes, a fabulous trophy & of course the bragging rights.

     

    Free to watch; $25 entry to participate. Details and registration online.

    Jan 27, 11:30am-1:30pm

    Tropical Paradise

    @ Che, 900 E. Atlantic Avenue, along the Intracoastal Waterway

     

    The Resort Wear Fashion Show & Luncheon at Che!!! is a part of 2017 Delray Beach Fashion Week. Tickets: $35 per person, includes three-course lunch & show. Tickets and additional information available online.

    Jan 26, 7pm

    Delray on the Runway Designer Fashion Show

    @ Il Bacio ( 29 SE 2nd Avenue)

     

    The Downtown Development Authority is proud to share with you the original designs of our Downtown Delray Beach Designers. These unique individuals are excited to showcase their fashions from elegant to extraordinary, highlighting these original designs that can be found in their stores in Downtown Delray Beach. Guests are invited to wear all white.

     

    Tickets: $40, available online.

    Jan 26, 8-9am

    Business & Bagels

    @ Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street

     

    Get your day started out right building business relationships while enjoying coffee and bagels.

     

    Admission: $5 members, $10 non-members. Details available on the Chamber website.

    Jan 25, 6-9pm

    An Evening Downtown

    On Atlantic Avenue, in front of the Coloney Hotel (525 E. Atlantic Avenue)

     

    Opening Night & the launch of Delray Beach Fashion Week on Atlantic Avenue in front of The Colony Hotel, featuring Evening Wear & a Hair Showcase by Downtown Boutiques & Hair Salons, along with an Art Expo.

     

    Free event, $25 ticketed runway seating. Details available online.

    Jan 25-29

    Delray Beach Fashion Week 2017

    Created by the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority and local merchants, the 4th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week celebrates spectacular fashion, local designers, art and beauty with a series of runway events, shopping experiences, and showcases throughout the downtown.

     

    Visit delrayfashionweek.com for details and complete schedule.

    Jan 21, 9am-2pm

    Delray GreenMarket in the Park

    @ Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue

     

    The Delray GreenMarket has extended its season through the end of May! This open-air market is a Saturday morning destination, operated by the Delray Beach CRA. More than 60 vendors offer local farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare.

     

    Free event, with live music each week. Visit delraycra.org/greenmarket for more info.

    Jan 19, 5:30pm

    YPAD Exclusive Fashion Week Preview

    @ Honey, 16 E. Atlantic Avenue

     

    The Young Professionals Association of Delray Beach invites young professionals under age 40 to mix and mingle with peers and some of Delray's hottest fashion designers and retailers at this haute happy hour and mini fashion show!

     

    Free event, no RSVP required. Details on the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce website.

    Jan 14, 9am-2pm

    Delray GreenMarket in the Park

    @ Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue

     

    The Delray GreenMarket has extended its season through the end of May! This open-air market is a Saturday morning destination, operated by the Delray Beach CRA. More than 60 vendors offer local farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare.

     

    Free event, with live music each week. Visit delraycra.org/greenmarket for more info.

    Jan 11, 5:15-7pm

    Contacts & Cocktails

    @ Old School Square, Ocean Breeze Room, 51 N. Swinton Ave

     

    Members $10 in advance, $15 at the door, future members $20. Register online through the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce website. Sponsored by the Delray Art League.

    Jan 9, 3pm

    CRA Business Grants Workshop

    @ Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street

     

    Learn about the grant opportunities available through the Delray Beach CRA, including eligibility criteria, application requirements, and the approval process.

     

    Advance registration required. Call the CRA at 561.276.8640 for info and registration.

    Jan 10, 8am

    Foundations: Hammer Out A Marketing Plan

    @ Chamber of Commerce, 140 NE 1st Street

     

    Foundations, a monthly meeting open to all Delray Chamber of Commerce members for starting or growing your business. This month, watch an expert design a marketing plan, and learn how to use a hashtag, YouTube, and other apps to grow your business.

     

    Free to attend, no RSVP necessary, coffee provided. More information on the Chamber website.

    Jan 7, 9am-2pm

    Delray GreenMarket in the Park

    @ Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, a half block north of Atlantic Avenue

     

    The Delray GreenMarket has extended its season through the end of May! This open-air market is a Saturday morning destination, operated by the Delray Beach CRA. More than 60 vendors offer local farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus and juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk and butter, 100% grass-fed and finished (antibiotic and hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork and lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan and sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants and other unique gourmet fare.

     

    Free event, with live music each week. Visit delraycra.org/greenmarket for more info.

  • News & Press Releases

    Find the latest news and information from our partners below. Be sure to check back often for updates and post-event coverage.

  • Our Partners

    We ♥ Small Biz is a collaborative initiative, implemented through the joint efforts of nine organizations that serve local small businesses. Each of us offers a different set of resources, and collectively we're here to help you start up, expand, and sustain your enterprise.

     

    Not sure which organization you should work with? No problem. Once you connect with any of us in the Delray Beach family, we'll make sure you're well taken care of.

    City of Delray Beach

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    Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
     

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    Greater Delray Beach

    Chamber of Commerce

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    Downtown Development Authority

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    West Atlantic Redevelopment Coalition

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    Delray Beach
    Marketing Cooperative

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    SBDC at Palm Beach
    State College

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    TED Center

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    South Palm Beach SCORE

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    Are you looking for commercial space in Delray Beach? Do you have a question but don't know where to start? Do you have a great story that deserves attention? We're here to help, so let us know what you need. 

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