Using the appropriate business etiquette will ensure a smooth ride. A streamlined process enables you to obtain the requisite permit in the shortest amount of time. The Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDT) is a one-stop shop for a myriad of services and perks. Amongst others, you can get your building permits, if you’re lucky. The department also provides resources and incentives to help you navigate the labyrinth of the modern business world.
Aside from its more formal services, DEDT also provides business and community resources, courtesy of its dedicated volunteers. Amongst others, the department provides business training, a small business resource center, and business development and marketing support to name a few. The department’s most important duty is to facilitate the growth and success of small businesses. In short, the department is where the small business owners go to make big dreams a reality. The department is also home to the state’s largest business expo.