OTHER BUSINESS RESOURCES
In addition to the Chamber, there are several valuable resources available locally to new entrepreneurs or those looking to expand their current business.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Your premier source for free one on one business consulting. In addition to management consulting, our office hosts a number of workshops and training events for current and prospective business owners.
Women’s Business Center of Utah
The mission of Women’s Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah) is to help Utah women build confidence, create opportunities, and experience success in business ownership. We have two offices; one in Salt Lake City and the other in Cedar City, and a dozen virtual centers. Chambers of commerce throughout Utah have partnered with us to create a network of Virtual WBCs. On each chamber’s Virtual WBC webpage you will find local resources for their women entrepreneurs and online training powered by WBCUtah.
BUSINESS EXPANSION AND RETENTION PROGRAM (BEAR)
The Bear River Business Expansion and Retention, or BEAR Program is a service designed to provide resources to existing businesses and entrepreneurs to start and grow successful businesses. Our outreach specialists can provide information on accessing training, tax credits, help with city issues, grants and other incentives.
Bridgerland Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center (BEC)
The mission of the Bridgerland Entrepreneurship Center (BEC) is to support economic well-being of citizens in the region and State of Utah. The BEC will provide a physical environment where emerging and established businesses can experience a collaborative, state-of-the-art operating space, and relevant resource information from both government and private providers. Incubator services, both on-site and virtual, will include educational programs and technical assistance for both owner and employees.
The Entrepreneur Academy is a clearinghouse of resources designed to help Utah small businesses succeed. Through the academy, small business owners can obtain online counseling, trainings, podcasts, webinars and much more.
DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES
Utah became the first state in the nation to consolidate employment and public assistance programs by creating Utah Department of Workforce Services in 1997. Today, more than 2,200 Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis.
Besides the great marketing opportunities and classes provided by the Chamber, there is a lot more out there to learn. This is a great resource the teach you more about marketing your business
The office, known as Go Utah, supports Utah entrepreneurs and businesses. We work to retain and recruit companies and bring more high-paying jobs to Utah. In addition, we work with industries, Utah regions, communities, and nonprofits to implement strategic economic development plans and reinforce Utah’s already diverse, prosperous economy.
The Utah Public Notice Website is dedicated to bringing greater accessibility to public notice information and increased participation by the public. It is a central source for all public notice information statewide, provided in a standardized format for publishing. It allows the public to subscribe by email to a Body to receive its notices and updates.