Arizona has more than 550,000 small businesses, those with fewer than 500 employees. The US Small Business Administration estimates that these businesses employ one million workers, representing 44.5% of the state’s private workforce.
The success of Arizona’s small and medium-sized businesses is critical to the economic vitality of those families, their communities and the state.
Our mission is to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy and facilitate quality job growth in targeted business sectors. The ACA leverages existing programs, provides technical assistance and develops strategic partnerships to help Arizona’s companies grow their revenues, create jobs and increase capital investment in the state.
Below is information that you can utilize today to help your business succeed and grow. We provide relevant insights, tips, resources, and facilitate discussions about developing and growing a business.
Join us for the Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective, presented by the Arizona Commerce Authority and Local First Arizona. The online, no-cost, daily sessions provide virtual support to the state’s small business community. A dynamic group of subject matter experts offer business-focused content designed to help the community respond to the immediate impacts of COVID-19, plan for the future and return stronger than before.