The Amite City Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce is usually the first introduction when a business wants to move to the area or a current business is ready to expand. When dealing with the Amite City Chamber of Commerce, you will find the staff and board very knowledgeable and ready to do what we can to make your dreams a reality. The Amite City Chamber of Commerce has the resources and connections with other municipalities, parish, state and federal officials. Our goal is to help you succeed.

Town of Amite City Economic Development
The Town of Amite City is ready to accommodate new businesses moving to the city and working with our current businesses in their expansion projects. In Amite City, you will find the city administration open to new ideas and always available to lend a helping hand in making the necessary connections for the opening or expansion of your business.

Louisiana Economic Development Ready Community
Amite City is one of three areas in Louisiana to be named a Louisiana Economic Development Ready Community. It its tenth year, the Louisiana Development Communities Program guides select communities through the creation and implementation of a strategic plan. They assist communities in creating a blueprint for a more prosperous future. Complete results from the survey are available through the Chamber Office.

For more information about the Louisiana Development Communities Program, click here.

Tangipahoa Parish Economic Development Foundation
The Tangipahoa Parish Economic Development Foundation’s mission is to identify opportunities and lead efforts to attract new jobs and investment, enhance the climate for retention and expansion of existing business, address education and workforce development needs, and provide advocacy for economic development public policy on behalf of all Tangipahoa Parish citizens and businesses.

Their Strategic Aims are to
  • Attract new jobs and investment
  • Enhance the climate for retention and expansion of existing business
  • Address education and workforce development needs
  • Provide advocacy for economic development public policy
  • Build strong relationships with partners at the state, regional, and local level

For more information, services and opportunities the Tangipahoa Parish Economic Development Foundation can offer, please click here.

Louisiana Small Business Development Center
Southeastern Louisiana University Campus

Since 1984, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) has provided the tools and resources necessary to help businesses grow and compete in an increasingly challenging global economy. The LSBDC offers FREE business consulting and affordable training seminars designed to help small businesses attract customers, improve operations, increase sales, and successfully access capital. The LSBDC interactions may be brief or long-term, but their ultimate objective is to improve Louisiana's economy through job creation and increased tax revenues and with an eye on the Louisiana Governors Vision 2020 Plan. The center is funded by the US Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development, and Southeastern Louisiana University.