Business is our specialty.

These days, Idaho just can’t seem to stay off “best places” lists. It’s no surprise to us, of course. When you combine top-notch tech talent, premier research universities and a dynamic workforce, you can’t help but come out on top.

Idaho Commerce fosters this business-friendly climate by guiding and supporting Idaho-based companies. Our expertise can help you build the business you envision and chart a course for continued growth and success. Find out what we can do for you today.

  • Start or Grow Your Business

    A one-stop-shop for launching or growing your company in Idaho.

  • Training Resources

    Resources and tools to keep you informed.

  • International Trade

    Take your business beyond borders with our export specialists.

  • IGEM

    Technology partnerships that get good grades.

    Let’s get growing.

    When your business succeeds, Idaho’s economy does too, and we’re not just talking about money. Strong companies spark new ideas, cultivate inspired leaders and attract more talented workers to the state. That’s why we’re invested in helping your business thrive. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to grow, here are a few tools and resources to help make your hopes and dreams a reality.

    I’m starting a business.

    I’m ready to get growing.

    I want training.

    • International Trade 

      Expand to new markets.

    • IGEM

      Technology partnerships that get good grades.

    • Opportunity Zones

      A new incentive for investing in designated low-income cities, counties and tribes in Idaho.

    • If exporting seems like something best left to big corporations, think again.

      Nearly 90% of Idaho exporters are small businesses. That number is growing all the time, and so are those businesses.

      I’m ready to go international.

      Ready to discover international markets? The Idaho Commerce International Business Team can help you identify prospects in international markets, analyze target markets, find financing to support this new aspect of your business and match you with local resources that can provide export services. Use the links below for additional downloadable resources.

      • Export Services

        Tools and resources to help you expand to international markets.

      • Top Export Destinations

        Top destinations for Idaho exporters.

      • International Trade Offices

        Our trade offices managers in China, Taiwan (covering SE Asia) and Mexico are here to guide you through the process of expanding to foreign markets.

      • State Trade Expansion Program

        A grant program used to increase the number of small business exporters.

      • Study Idaho

        Educational opportunities that Idaho has to offer.

      • When choosing where to locate, expand or relocate your business, there are a lot of factors to consider. Why should you consider Idaho?

        Idaho is a business-friendly state with low taxes, limited regulation and efficient and reliable infrastructure. Idaho has a skilled and educated workforce, ensuring you’ll have the talent you need for your business. Idaho offers easy access to key markets, with major rail lines, access to key seaports and major air hubs.

        At Idaho Commerce, we help foster the state’s business-friendly climate by guiding and assisting businesses in Idaho and those considering locating in Idaho. Our team’s expertise can help you build the business you envision and chart a course for sustained growth and success.

        Still curious why companies do business in Idaho? Hear from them directly.

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