Business Resources

Cedar City partners with many organizations that assist with local business expansion and retention efforts. Please explore our local business resources below:


Local Assistance:


Iron County Home Building Association
Building industry professionals striving to promote high standards, ethics, education, and political involvement to serve and improve the Cedar City Community. 

Cedar Area Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber supports local business opportunities, provides resources and training, fosters partnerships with our members, and promotes a positive image for the Cedar City business community.

Department of Workforce Services - Cedar City Office
The mission of DWS is to strengthen Utah's communities by supporting the economic stability and quality of our workforce. As Cedar City's workforce development engine, they provide the following:
Southwest Tech College - Custom Fit Training
Quality employee training is becoming more critical to today's employers.
Custom Fit will pay up to 40% for professional training that will assist your business and employees to develop and enhance their skills. 

Southwest Tech College - Community and Employee Training
Southwest Tech College offers a variety of community classes for employees and community members to learn new skills in customer service, marketing, sales, and other core business competencies.

Small Business Development Center - Southern Utah University
Facilitating small business development and entrepreneurship education. Cutting-edge technology and professional networking create the ability to provide affordable, comprehensive, and innovative programs that reflect a rapidly changing small business climate. SBDC provides the following services:
  • Seminars and Training
  • Best Business Idea Competition
  • Needs Assessments
  • Business Plan Assistance
Utah Science Technology and Research initiative (USTAR)
USTAR offers an array of programs and services designed to promote technology-based economic development: competitive grant programs, technology entrepreneurship services, and principal researchers.

State Assistance:


Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED)
Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah)
The Office of Rural Development
Utah Alliance