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We know businesses are essential for a strong local economy, so St. Louis Park provides resources and assistance to help you succeed. Some general business resources are listed below. In addition, explore the links on the left for small business assistance, special financing programs, workforce resources, recycling grant information and manufacturing resources.

If you have any questions, contact Economic Development Specialist Julie Grove at 952.924.2523 or jgrove@stlouispark.org.

General business resources

Business Council

The TwinWest/St. Louis Park Business Council meets the first Thursday of each month (except July) at 7:30 a.m. at Citizens Independent Bank, 5000 West 36th St.

TwinWest Chamber of Commerce

Works to improve the business environment, provides networking and professional development services to its members.

GreaterMSP

A regional economic development agency that promotes job creation, provides regional marketing and assists in business expansion and recruitment.    

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) 

DEED provides tools and expertise to help explore, start, manage and grow your business.

SCORE

SCORE's volunteer counselors provide free and confidential advice to entrepreneurs and small business owners in every industry. SCORE has a branch office in St. Louis Park.

Small Business Administration, Minnesota District

SBA offers numerous programs to help Minnesotans start, build and grow businesses — including small business planning assistance, free online training,  loans and online business consulting.

Small Business Development Center, University of St. Thomas

Provides no-cost business consulting  to help develop business plans and strategies, attract customers, increase sales and improve profitability.