Economic Development Partners
As the Denton Economic Development Partnership seeks to promote area commercial and industrial development, it relies on a collaborative effort with a collection of knowledgeable partners. Each brings a unique set of expertise to the economic arena. The City of Denton and the Chamber of Commerce have a long history of coworking together with the community, private and public entities to offer the support and assistance businesses need to be successful in Denton.
The City of Denton proactively works with all parties currently doing business or interested in doing so within its boundaries. Covering topics such as commercial utility services, GIS Mapping, permits, licenses and more city officials are ready to assist with all economic and community development topics.(https://www.cityofdenton.com)
The Denton Chamber of Commerce exists to make the connections between businesses, customers and residents. As it promotes Denton as an attractive place to live, work and play, the Chamber advocates for the local business community, providing for job creation and economic growth.(https://denton-chamber.org)
Denton County is located at the northern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. As of the 2020 Census, its population exceeded 900,000 residents and was the seventh-highest population county in Texas. It features an excellent collection of amenities, ranging from urban highlights to small-town living.(https://www.dentoncounty.gov)
Located at North Central Texas College, the North Texas SBDC, the North Texas SBDC is the premier small business resource in Denton County. Its business experts provide no-cost advising, training and resource access covering all aspects of the business life cycle across multiple industry segments.
Stoke, Denton is a space that increases visibility and reach of local small businesses to help facilitate job creation and drive economic growth. Its coworking space and targeted resources offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to reach their full potential.(https://stokedenton.com)
TWU’s Center for Women Entrepreneurs at the Denton campus is designed to help women from throughout Texas to find business success through critical resources and training on how to start a business, understand and obtain financial assistance and develop networking opportunities.(https://twu.edu/center-women-entrepreneurs/)
Denton County is one of 14 counties in the North Central Texas Workforce Development Area where Workforce Solutions offers assistance. Programming provided through Workforce Solutions seeks to ensure businesses can be competitive, workers obtain skills and communities are economically resilient.(https://www.dfwjobs.com)