Choose Washington to Start your Business!

Businesses are choosing Washington for our business-friendly environment, low cost of living, and growing economy.

Creating a robust economic development strategy often takes a concerted effort of multiple partners coming together around a common goal. The Washington Business Partnership is a unified economic force that consists of the Washington Chamber of Commerce, Washington Economic Development Group and Main Street Washington. Our one-stop-shop of county resources combines varied levels of expertise and resources as we align with municipal governments and community stakeholders to create a framework of information and assistance to businesses, communities, and organizations.

Our Partnership assists in the development of a vibrant downtown; business attraction, retention, and expansion in the industrial park through business support services and coordination on planning and infrastructure projects. We conduct research and provide targeted customer lists for Washington’s business community and acts as an internal City ombudsman on behalf of our businesses. Several programs target entrepreneurship development and we board a large number of local industries that are rooted right here in Washington.

Every region is different, with our recipe for success we offer the state’s best business resources and eagerness to serve the community. Explore this section to find out why Washington is the right choice for your business. Learn about our community’s key industries, success stories, lifestyle and more. You can also get in touch with mentors and organizations who offer business guidance at no cost.

This Division assists in the development of a vibrant downtown; business attraction, retention, and expansion through business support services and coordination on planning and infrastructure projects. It also provides expansion, retention and attraction services for large and small employers through outreach and contracts with partner organizations, conducts research and provides targeted customer lists for Washingtons small business community, supports the expansion of international trade activities, and acts as an internal City ombudsman on behalf of external customers. Several programs also target entrepreneurship development.

Whether you’re searching for help getting started on a business plan, sources of capital to fund your start-up, government contracting opportunities or minority resources and programs, we’re here to help.

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