Development Partners

In Waco, we know that it takes a lot of team work to create and keep a healthy business climate. Each member of our team plays a unique role in fulfilling business development. We are proud to be a member of this team.

Baylor University
A world class academic institution and community resource.

Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce
The CTAACC has recently organized and become incorporated in order to promote the business, economic, educational, and social development of Waco and surrounding areas.

Cen-Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Serving the Hispanic Business Community of Central Texas.

City of Waco
Contributes annually to Economic Development fund, offers incentives for business development and supports our partners in economic development.

Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce
Serving the Business Community of Metropolitan Waco.

Heart of Texas Business Resource Center
Providing support systems that promote successful business development.

McLennan Community College
A leading provider of academic and training programs tailored for business needs.

McLennan Community College - Small Business Development Center
The purpose of the Small Business Development Center, or SBDC, is to promote economic and community development in a seven county service area by fostering the development and success of small businesses. The SBDC provides small business with high quality counseling, training, and practical assistance needed to survive, grow and prosper.

McLennan County
An active team member in all areas of economic development.

Office of the Governor/ Economic Development and Tourism
Offers a wealth of information on the various Financial Incentive Programs for businesses in the State of Texas, such as, Domestic Expansion and Recruitment, International Trade, Target Industries, Small Business Advocacy, a Business and Industry Data Center, and much more.

Texas State Technical College
Training for today's and tomorrow's business challenges.

Waco Convention and Visitors Bureau
Offering visitor information and 119,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Their web site includes a complete listing of hotels, events, cultural and historic sites.

Waco-McLennan County Economic Development Corporation
Financing incentives for capital investment and the creation of family-friendly jobs.