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Ongoing Resources for your Small Business


Parowan ​Chamber 

Our Mission: To promote and meet the needs of business and industry and to create the best community in which to live, work and do business. The "Mission" of the Parowan Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership for the advancement of economic vitality and equality of life for the total community.



Cedar City Chamber

The Chamber supports business opportunities, provides resources and trainings, fosters partnerships with our members, and promotes a positive image for our business coummnity.

Cedar City Area Chamber of Commerce

510 W 800 S

Cedar City, Utah  84720


Phone: (435) 586-4484




SUU Small Business Development Center

We are a one-stop source for answers to your business questions. With our partners, we are prepared to offer extensive resources, coaching, and business expertise that will help you fulfill your business pursuits. Meeting with a counselor is free. Our purpose is to help build our local economy by helping your business grow and go! Starting and running a business isn’t easy, and we can help you in many ways.

Take a look at this website and explore the various possibilities for help and support. Each of our partners offers a unique service and perspective that may be to your advantage.

Southern Utah University

Business Resource Center Outreach Specialist

510 W 800 S, Cedar City, UT 84720

Office:  (435) 865-7707

Greyson Jones
Coordinator - Business Center
Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) are cooperative efforts among the SBA, a college or university, the private sector, and state and local governments. Their services include business counseling, training and technical assistance.

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Women in Business

As dedicated advocates of Utah women business owners, we support the everyday woman through loyalty, honesty, and world-class technical services; amplified with advocacy.

We strive to help business owners avoid costly mistakes, build confidence, gain critical skills, and implement best practices to run purposeful and profitable businesses.


Silicon Slopes

Silicon Slopes is the voice, hub, and heart of Utah’s startup and tech community. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization empowering Utah’s startup and tech community to learn, connect, and serve in an effort to make entrepreneurship and opportunity in Silicon Slopes open and accessible to all.



SCORE Utah provides free and confidential business advice to entrepreneurs working to start new businesses and grow existing businesses . Our chapter is 50+ strong and provides workshops for the small business start-up and exisiting business.

Our volunteers are successful real-world business professionals who volunteer thousands of hours to help existing and startup businesses succeed. Our volunteers are experts with experience in areas such as; accounting, finance, human resources, consulting, import/export, law, operations, production, retail, wholesale, manufacturing, sales, marketing, management, business plan preparation, strategic planning and many other business disciplines.

We offer free business mentoring to all those interested in having or running a business.  Whether you are starting a new business, growing or experiencing problems an existing business, our experienced business mentors can provide advice to help you succeed. Your mentor will meet with you one-on-one as frequently as necessary to define and analyze your business needs and opportunities.

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Cedar City Economic Dev

The Office of Economic Development is committed to countywide economic development.
The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth, and recruitment of companies to Iron County and Cedar City while focusing on community strengths, resources, and environment. Since its creation in 1988, the Office of Economic Development has attracted numerous new manufacturing enterprises, retail shops and other businesses to the area.


Danny Stewart

Economic Development Director

Brad Abrams

Economic Development Coordinator

Physical Address
10 North Main
Cedar City, UT 


Phone: 435-586-2770

Southern Utah Entrepreneurship Hub

Got an idea?
Have an invention?
Let's Launch your business!
Let us help you take it from start to finish, at NO cost!


Rural Online Initiative

Rural Online Initiative program provides specialized remote work training to individuals for success in a rapidly changing economy.

Certified Remote Work Professional

This educational program is designed to equip you with the tools and skills needed to transition from on-site work into a virtual career.

Ecommerce for Rural Business

This course is designed to get your business online and selling quickly. Learn to set up an eCommerce website or online sales channel on Amazon, eBay, Etsy, or Shopify.



Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Utah-MEP is a local team of trusted advisors and experts who can provide Utah manufacturers with the training and on-site support they need to succeed. As part of the MEP National Network of centers, we can answer every question.

When you work with Utah-MEP, you get access to knowledgeable professionals who have worked with hundreds of Utah manufacturers to improve their businesses. By creating a personalized strategy that plans for growth and allows you to thrive in hard times, you can become more focused on innovative solutions that produce better results and more satisfied employees.


World Trade Center Utah

World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) is a licensed and certified member of the World Trade Centers Association headquartered in New York City. The mission of WTC Utah is to guide Utah companies into profitable global markets. WTC Utah builds Utah's international community by offering signature services: assessment of a company's current global position or international strategy; education in the form of seminars and workshops to help develop global strategy; and Connections through the World Trade Center network and co-hosted local events to help in executing global strategy.

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Custom Fit

Custom Fit is a statewide training program. This unique program offers you, your company, and your employees the benefit of state-of-the-art training and development, customized to meet your specific needs. The Utah State Legislature appropriates funds each year as an investment in Utah’s economy through Custom Fit.

These funds allow us to subsidize up to 40% of the cost of training to qualified for-profit companies. Custom Fit Training is the perfect solution for entrepreneurial and growing companies that would benefit from partially-subsidized training programs. Our goal is to help organizations grow, train, and retain an efficient and productive employee base.

Applications are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reimbursement is contingent on the submission of documentation.

Helpful Resources given out at

One Utah Summit 


Center for Rural Development


Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity

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