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If you need a large talented labor pool, low cost of living, high quality of life, a business friendly environment and strong infrastructure — all with easy access to national and international markets — give us a call. If you are already part of our city, Fort Worth appreciates your investment in our community and we are here to help you grow and prosper.

Learn more about our Economic Development Plan.

Incentive Programs

Business Development Resources

A major component of the City of Fort Worth Economic Development Department is to identify resources and growth opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Office of Small Business and Office of Business Diversity are divisions of the City of Fort Worth Economic Development department and help build upon that mission.

Office of Small Business

The Office of Small Business provides the framework to cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs, create a robust pipeline of micro-enterprises and provide growth opportunities for established small businesses.

Office of Business Diversity

The Office of Business Diversity seeks to ensure that qualifying businesses receive the maximum possible opportunity in the city's procurement activities — directly or indirectly — through a City Council approved ordinance.

Contact

Strategic Development & Revitalization
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-6021 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Small Business
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2622 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Business Diversity
1150 South Freeway, Suite 144
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2674 (phone)
817-392-2681 (fax)

Director:
Robert Sturns

News

Reports

Calendar

Quickbooks Online: 8:30 a.m. April 25, 2019; Score Conference Room At The Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Financial Statements Basic for Small Businesses: 11:30 a.m. April 25, 2019; Score Conference Room At The Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Building Out a Successful Sales Program in 2019: 9 a.m. April 26, 2019; Score Conference Room At The Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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The Secrets to Buying a Francise: 9 a.m. May 8, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus , 1159 South Freeway.
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Social Media Strategic Bootcamp: 9 a.m. May 11, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway.
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Crowdfunding Ins and Outs: 11:30 a.m. May 14, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway, Suite 108.
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Quickbooks Online: 8:30 a.m. May 16, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway.
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The Essentials of Your Business Plan: 8:30 a.m. May 17, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway.
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How to Form an LLC or Corporation in One Day in Texas: 1 p.m. May 21, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway.
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Making Prospect Calls - Prospecting for Success: 11:30 a.m. May 22, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway.
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Shaping Your Policy and Company Culture with Employee Handbooks: 11:30 a.m. May 28, 2019; James Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 South Freeway.
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