SMYTH COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
With an extremely low cost of doing business, Smyth County is a great place for entrepreneurs to develop a new adventure or reinivgorate a past venture! Whether it is connecting you to the Chamber of Commerce for small business development, guiding you through necessary planning phases, or just answering questions; Smyth County Economic Development office and our partners are here to support you!
Below are a few links to connect entrepreneurs, like you!
Smyth County Chamber of Commerce
Town of Marion “Pop Up Marion”
Small Business Administration Learning Platform
From small business start-up costs rennovations or expansions, funding your project is always top of mind. Below you can find links to agencies and grant opportunities that provide funding assistance.
Small Business Funding Assistance:
Small Business AdministrationPeople Inc.Virginia Community CapitalSmyth Strong GrantTown of Marion – Revolving Loan Fund (Email Ken Heath for more information)
Selling opportunities, better known as “procurement”, exist at the local, state, and federal government levels. There are opportunities carved out especially for certified small, woman and minority-owned businesses as well as Veteran-owned small businesses. Please see the links provided below regarding these opportunites.
Federal Procurement Certification Programs:
Small Business Administration HUBZone ProgramWomen-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract ProgramGeneral Information about Small Business Certifications
State Procurement Certification Programs:
Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business (SWaM)
Smyth County Chamber of CommerceSmyth County Economic Development AuthoritySmyth County TourismSmyth County Board of SupervisorsMount Rogers Planning District CommissionMount Rogers Regional Partnership
Contact us today to learn more.
121 Bagley CircleSuite 100Marion, Virginia 24354
Phone 276-783-3298 ext. 8304
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