BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION

 

Business Retention and Expansion is a collaborative outreach program that seeks to facilitate expansions and mitigate layoffs by conducting a series of site visits and surveys with existing businesses in and around Grand Island.

 

EXPORT INITIATIVE & FOREIGN TRADE ZONE

 

Grow Grand Island Export Initiative will support the development of new international trade relationships for Grand Island area manufacturers. 

BUY LOCAL CHALLENGE

 

The Grow Grand Island Challenge is a local sourcing campaign that challenges business to identify at least one non-local supplier of goods and/or services and switch to a local provider of that same good or service.

REGIONAL CLUSTERS

 

Consider developing regional cluster councils to address sector-specific issues and challenges that are common throughout Central Nebraska.

ENGINE

 

ENGINE, Engaging the Next Generation of Grand Island, Nebraska, is a comprehensive leadership development and community service program that cultivates the next generation of business leadership in Grand Island.

EXISTING BUSINESSES

Maintain a business climate that supports the growth of existing business in Grand Island.