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Business Resource Center

The Business Resource Center contains a variety of resources needed for business and retail start-ups, training, and development. Review each category description to determine items of interest.

Business Recruitment
Interested in starting a retail, industrial or technological business in Lubbock? Check these resources!
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
Reese Technology Center
High Ground

Capital and Entrepreneurship Assistance
Need help in starting up a business, expanding an existing business or finding a place to market your products or services? Open the links below to learn more.
Small Business Administration
U. S. Chamber of Commerce
Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center, Texas Tech University
Bid Opportunities, City of Lubbock
Bid Opportunities, State of Texas 
Contracting Opportunities, Federal
Historically Underutilized Businesses
Procurement Assistance Center
Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center
Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center
Northwest Texas International Trade Center
Telecommunications Infrastructure

Education and Training
Need help with training tailored to your business needs? Wish to know where to find people with the degrees you need for the workplace? You may find answers below.
WorkForce Solutions South Plains
Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University Outreach and Distance Education
South Plains College
South Plains College-Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center
South Plains Tech Prep
Lubbock Christian University
American Commercial College
Region 17 Education Service Center
Skills Development Fund for Training Grants
National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA)
Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center, Texas Tech University

Employment Information
Need help with finding employees or accessing key job market information? Review these links.
Texas Tech University
City of Lubbock
Covenant Health System
UMC Health System
KCBD Hiring Network
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Classifieds
USWorks for South Plains Employers
WorkForce Solutions South Plains

Regulatory and Governmental Resources
Need help in overcoming red tape and maintaining ethical practices?
Internal Revenue Service
Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center, Texas Tech University
Small Business Administration
Texas Economic Development
U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office
Lubbock County
State of Texas

Rural Development Assistance
Wish to network with other communities, and find grant opportunities for rural community development? Check out these resources.
Texas Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
West Texas RC & D Area
South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG)

Links to other Small Business Resources

State of Texas
Comptroller of Public Accounts
Office of the Governor
Texas Building and Procurement Commission
Texas House of Representatives
Texas Yes!
Texas Secretary of State
Texas Senate
Texas Workforce Commission
Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce

Bureau of the Census
Library of Congress
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Small Business Administration
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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