Support & Resources
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Montgomery County is brimming with excellent resources and support organizations to help fuel your success. Explore the Business Portal, find what you need for licensing and permitting services, and learn about support organizations. Our team can help you connect. Let us know how we can support you. View market reports in the Market Intel section.
MoCo Business Portal
Business starter kits, resources for small businesses and links to county tools. These resources and more are all now available through a single point of entry with the unveiling of the new Montgomery County Business Portal. Find all things business in Montgomery County with this newly launched portal, developed based on local input from an extensive 2016 survey and national best practices. The people have asked, and Montgomery County has delivered.
LICENSING & PERMITTING SERVICES
Find what you need for permitting, licensing, and fire code compliance through Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services. From code information, electrical and deck inspections to zoning, DPS has many resources to help and is helping customers find information faster with its robust eServices capabilities. To get up to speed on eServices, they offer Monday morning e-training.
Business Support Centers
Numerous County and State support services are available for businesses that are starting, expanding or moving to Montgomery County. From a business portal and small business development center to training, technical assistance and funding exploration, you can find resources to support your business venture.
Visit Montgomery provides visitors useful information for a visit to Montgomery County and the Washington, DC area. It enthusiastically promotes, markets, and sells Montgomery County, Maryland as a destination for meetings, conventions and travelers, fostering economic development, benefiting and supporting members and the overall business community. They advocate, promote, and partner with local, county and state organizations and government officials in an effort to further these goals.
WorkSource Montgomery is an MCEDC partner that addresses talent development, especially in the eastern part of the County. They assist businesses in finding a highly talented workforce that allows them to accomplish their goals. The organization helps connect local employers with a pipeline to talent and helps give job seekers the education and training necessary to develop expertise for potential jobs. WorkSource Montgomery helps to strengthen individuals at all job levels through career advancement, working directly with businesses to ensure a strong talent pool for in-demand occupations.
Graduates of our incubators have gone on to great success in their respective industries. Innovation Centers offer shared space options and conference rooms, resources and support including business, legal and accounting, and networking opportunities to help your business grow.
Alexandria LaunchLabs, Gaithersburg
Bethesda Green Business Incubator (Be Green Hub), Bethesda
Germantown Innovation Center, Germantown
Rockville Innovation Center, Rockville
Silver Spring Innovation Center, Silver Spring
TechFire, Silver Spring
The Nonprofit Village, Rockville
LYNNE STEIN BENZION
Director of Business Retention & Expansion
Find an abundant array of great resources for entrepreneurs, small and minority business owners.
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