Commerce

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Economic Development and Workforce Development require a great team, creativity, engagement, and a shared vision. The Montgomery County Commerce Department’s “no wrong door” approach to providing coordinated technical assistance and support means that the individuals, entrepreneurs, investors, businesses, communities, and institutions seeking economic and workforce development information & services can start their journey at a single point of entry. By way of the collaborative efforts of the Commerce Department staff and through connections to an array of passionate partners & stakeholders, Montgomery County is working to create a more prosperous place to live, work, learn, and invest.

Learn more about our County and how it is a great place to invent the future, grow a business, cultivate a career, and find work-life balance in our #MontcoForward Story Map.

Interested in learning more about the components of the Commerce Department and understanding our workforce, our economy, and Montgomery County’s commitment to building on the momentum to keep moving forward? Check out our Commerce Department Overview, our County Workforce & Economic Overview, and the most recent County and Market Statistics Reports.

For Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Starting, growing, or looking to locate your business in Montgomery County? Complete a Business Assistance Request Form.

Is your business looking to add to its workforce? In need of tools to develop the workers you have today? MontcoWorks administers Workforce Development Training Programs and the Business Services Team at the PA CareerLink® Montgomery County can provide you with information on programs, services, and the labor market in Montgomery County so you can build the workforce that will keep your business competitive. There are Partnerships that are industry-led and designed to support the talent development and skills needs of the leading economic sectors regionally.

Is your business looking for capital to grow? Our Economic Development Financing Overview provides details on three programs that the Commerce Department can help eligible and approved borrowers access for projects.

Still not sure what is available to help you and your business prosper or what you are looking for? Complete a Business Assistance Request Form and we will contact you to discuss your business, your goals, and to connect you with services and technical assistance from our partners and stakeholders that can help you and your business succeed.

For Job Seekers and Career Builders

Looking for work or opportunities to prepare for the next step in your career? The PA CareerLink® Montgomery County and the statewide PA CareerLink® website can provide you with information, assistance, and learning opportunities.

The County’s Workforce Development Board, MontcoWorks, administers specialized job and career programs for Youth & Young Adults and Veterans as well as the Employment Advance and Retention Network (EARN) and PA Workwear.