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Economic Development

If you need a large talented labor pool, low cost of living, high quality of life, a business friendly environment and strong infrastructure — all with easy access to national and international markets — give us a call. If you are already part of our city, Fort Worth appreciates your investment in our community and we are here to help you grow and prosper.

Learn more about our Economic Development Plan.

Incentive Programs

Business Development Resources

A major component of the City of Fort Worth Economic Development Department is to identify resources and growth opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Office of Small Business and Office of Business Diversity are divisions of the City of Fort Worth Economic Development department and help build upon that mission.

Office of Small Business

The Office of Small Business provides the framework to cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs, create a robust pipeline of micro-enterprises and provide growth opportunities for established small businesses.

Office of Business Diversity

The Office of Business Diversity seeks to ensure that qualifying businesses receive the maximum possible opportunity in the city's procurement activities — directly or indirectly — through a City Council approved ordinance.

Contact

Strategic Development & Revitalization
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-6021 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Small Business
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2622 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Business Diversity
1150 South Freeway, Suite 144
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2674 (phone)
817-392-2681 (fax)

Director:
Robert Sturns

News

Reports

Calendar

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Breakfast at the BAC - Winning at Business Planning: 7:30 a.m. Nov. 15, 2018; Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Future Industry Implications of ESports and Gaming: 11 a.m. Nov. 15, 2018; Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan St.
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What I Learned After 3 Million Video Views: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 15, 2018; Score Conference Room, Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Global Entrepreneurship Week - Be Your Own Boss Entrepreneurship Panel: 12:15 p.m. Nov. 15, 2018; Tcc Northwest Campus, 4801 Marine Creek Parkway.

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Startup Crawl FW: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 2018; Jack Morton Business Accelerator At Texas Wesleyan University School Of Business, 3114 E. Rosedale Street.
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Global Entrepreneurship Week - EpICMavs: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 2018; Uta Startup Lounge, Campus Center, 505 West Nedderman Drive.

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Heart of North Texas 2018: 7:30 a.m. Nov. 16, 2018; Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive.
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Tarrant County Vendor Fair: 8 a.m. Nov. 16, 2018; Tarrant County Resource Connection Gymnasium, 2300 Circle Drive.
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Business Planning with StratPad Tools: 9 a.m. Nov. 16, 2018; Score Conference Room, Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Building Out a Successful Sales Program: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16, 2018; Score Conference Room, Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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