Resources for the Business Community

Navigating to Success

Every day business professionals face a wide range of challenges in starting, growing, or maintaining a business. The Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce has assembled a list of business resources of private, nonprofit, state and federal entities that will provide information, support and training to our business partners.

Looking to start a business? Please visit the business licensing division of our two cities.


The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) is a private/public partnership established in 1983, committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting newly forming companies.

Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation

The Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation (DETR) consists of divisions that offer assistance in job training and placement, vocational rehabilitation, workplace discrimination, and in collecting and analyzing workforce data.

Nevada Department of Business & Industry

The Business & Industry Resource Center is provided to help you start or grow your business in Nevada.

Nevada Secretary of State

The Nevada Secretary of State maintains business resources and information for people interested in starting, maintaining or moving a business into the state of Nevada.

Nevada Small Business Development Center

The Nevada SBDC is a statewide business assistance outreach program of the University of Nevada. The purpose of the SBDC is to guide and assist entrepreneurs in starting and growing their businesses in today's dynamic market.

Lt. Governor's Office of Small Business Advocacy

OSBA’s mission is to serve as an advocate for small business owners within state government. In coordination with other state agencies, OSBA will serve as a centralized hub, connecting small business owners to available resources and working to resolve challenges and barriers to access.

Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development

GOED promotes a robust, diversified and prosperous economy in Nevada, stimulating business expansion and retention, encouraging entrepreneurial enterprise, attracting new business and facilitating community development.

Looking for a job?

You can find job opportunities posted by the Members of the Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce Members in the link below.

Are you an Employer?

The Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce supports the members by allowing them to post open positions in the Job Bank.

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