Find resources to help you promote economic activity and investments in your region.
Promote Your Region Globally
Promote your region and join the Texas Economic Development Corporation. This nonprofit is a 501(c)(3) for marketing and promoting Texas as a premier business location.
Network with Industry Professionals
Learn about the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC). TEDC is a statewide professional association that hosts webinars, workshops, courses and conferences.
Network with State Agencies
Do you have questions on public and private sector procurement? Consider attending an Economic Opportunity Forum. Forums also increase networking opportunities with small, minority, and women-owned businesses.
Explore Business Recruitment & Expansion Programs
Find information business recruitment and corporate expansion. The Governor's Economic Development and Tourism Office can also help with grants and programs to assist Texas employers. Programs include Texas Enterprise Fund and Texas Enterprise Zone.
Research Labor Market & Career Information
Explore regional occupation and industry information.
Find Technical Assistance
Access a wide range of technical assistance and economic development service. Services include rural tourism development, strategic planning, baseline community reports, workforce analysis, manufacturing assistance, emergency planning, market research and technical training.
- Visit Texas Engineering Extension Service
- Visit University of Texas at San Antonio's Institute for Economic Development
Help for Local Small Businesses
See what help is available for small businesses in your region. Find information on starting a business, loans and grants, business law, and more.
- Find small business resources at SBA.gov
- Request small business assistance from the Governor's Office of Small Business Assistance
Texas Finances & Economic Development
Find economic development guidance, data analysis and tools.
Resources for Agricultural & Rural Businesses
Find resources and tools for agricultural and rural businesses.