The Business Development Division is dedicated to our business community, acknowledging their importance and contribution to our city’s job growth and economic development. With a successful and thriving business climate, we work in collaboration with our local and state partner organizations to recruit, retain, and expand businesses.
The Business Retention and Expansion Task Force, a community partnership, collaboratively works to improve El Paso’s business climate, ensuring that local businesses have the tools and resources they need to succeed and grow.
If you would like to start your own business in the state of Texas, check out the Chamber of Commerce's guidelines from securing funding to drafting a business plan. Find a list of additional helpful resources and a list of the nation's leading business mentoring networks.
Newly released 2024-2025 Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide
These partner organizations are supporting El Paso businesses in many different ways. From advising, and business growth assistance to training and networking, let us help you. Below is a list of all our partners, link on their links for more details:
Veterans have many opportunities to take advantage of if they own or plan to own/create a business. The following is a list of services the City of El Paso offers: