Grow Your Business Here

The Greater Susquehanna Valley provides plentiful opportunities for both business development and entrepreneurial growth. The dedicated workforce, advanced infrastructure, strategic location and world-class colleges and universities all contribute to the region’s stable economic growth.  The Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce is committed to enhancing the economic competitiveness of the region, including focusing economic development efforts to retain existing businesses, while attracting new corporate investments.

Starting a business is an exciting adventure and those who are prepared succeed. If you are looking to start a business in the Valley, here are a few resources that will help give you the competitor’s edge.

Bucknell University's Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Have you dreamed of being your own boss, but don't know where to start? Is your existing business striving for growth and innovation? Free and confidential assistance, and low-cost seminars and workshops from the SBDC can help you take the next step. Contact the SBDC at 570-577-1249 or toll free at 866-375-6010, via email [email protected] or online

Pennsylvania Department of State

Visit for forms and services helpful to both new and established businesses.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Since 1953, the SBA has worked to ignite change and spark action so small businesses can confidently start, grow, expand, or recover. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation's only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

For more information, visit their website at

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