Business Resources

Got a challenge? There are many resources available in the Greater Richmond region to help businesses with a variety of needs. A solution may be just a click away. Can?t find what you need? Contact us and we?ll see what we can do for you.

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Business Calendars

Find classes, events and networking opportunities to help you learn and connect.

Starting a Business

Sometimes you don?t know what you don?t know. Set a strong foundation for your new business by starting out right.

Managing and Growing Your Business

Get some good old fashioned advice to better manage and grow your business.


You don’t have to give up when your bank says no. Find alternative financing resources here.

Staffing and Training

You need people with the skills necessary to keep your business humming. Get help recruiting new employees and training the ones you already have.

International Trade

Find new markets and grow your sales. There?s help available to make it easier than ever to start exporting or grow your export sales.

Regional Transportation

Need help getting your help to work? Or moving you inputs and outputs? We’ve got you covered.


Networking and learning is good for everyone. Get connected to others who can help you grow.

The Business First Visit

So you've decided to participate in a Business First visit. We're looking forward to talking to you!

This is a great oppurtunity to voice your opinion, connect with resources that might help your business today, and form a lasting relationship with your local economic development department for any needs that may arise in the future.