East Bay SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
East Bay SCORE has over 40 counselors providing free counseling in accounting, business planning & structure, commercial leases, eCommerce, export/import, finance, manufacturing, marketing, operations, retail, strategic planning, and more. Counseling is available at several different sites including the Danville Chamber of Commerce. East Bay SCORE also frequently offers low cost workshops to help you successfully operate your business.
Contra Costa Small Business Development Center
The Contra Costa Small Business
Development Center is a business management consulting and training
organization that helps businesses with up to 20 employees. It provides professional consultants that assist
small businesses with a variety of management issues for free. Many different specialists are available
including specialists in business analysis and management, business planning,
market research, marketing, finance, selling to the government, and human
resources technology. The SBDC also
offers training for business management including an intensive 12-week
entrepreneurial training class for a fee.
Discover Danville Association
“Discover Danville Association is a collective group of downtown businesses
which seek to improve the economic vibrancy, town centricity and tourism while
maintaining the village atmosphere. We are accomplishing this by working with local government and like focused
organizations to drive progressive change in the development of the downtown.”
To keep local residents invested in supporting Danville we must increase
awareness of Danville's shopping value, pedestrian safety, recreational
viability and appealing charm with East Bay consumers. "Discover Danville" is a non-profit organization and hosts a variety
of activities each year and campaigns under the shop, dine and play theme. Membership in this dynamic association is
$95.00 per year and entitles each business to have a voice in shaping the
future of Danville. Visit www.discoverdanvilleca.com for more information.
East Bay Economic Development Alliance
East Bay EDA’s mission is to establish the East Bay region as a world-recognized location to grow business, attract capital and create quality jobs. East Bay EDA accomplishes this mission by: researching labor market information, supporting education and workforce initiatives, bridging industry and regulatory agencies, and leading a common goal to foster cross-sector partnerships. Danville has been a regional member of EBEDA since 2009. Visit www.eastbayeda.org for more information and regional economic reports.
Danville Area Chamber of Commerce
“Our mission is to enhance the growth and
development of business and the quality of life in our community, by helping to
keep our membership informed, connected and prosperous."
Currently, the Chamber acts as the collective business voice for about 750 members. The
Chamber works closely with its membership to address and resolve community and
business issues. It also provides community informational services to visitors,
new residents and relocating businesses. In addition, the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce holds events each year to help the community prosper. For more information call (925) 837-4400 or
Economic DevelopmentBusiness Concierge ServiceJill BergmanEconomic Development Manager(925) 314-3369
Business LicensesJessica Sanders
(925) 314-3312Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Not quite sure which business resource is needed for your business? Contact our “Business Concierge” to discuss your business type and we will help direct you to the appropriate business resources/organization. Contact the concierge, Jill Bergman, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (925) 314-3369.
Tri Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Tri-Valley, California Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to sign up to be a Tourism Partner, and market your product or business directly to those who make the travel decisions: individual travelers, families, group travel planners, meeting, event and sport planners and anyone who has interest in visiting the area. From conference goers and business travelers to vacationing tourists, visitors can really add to your revenue if they know about your business! We are committed to building a strong partnership with all of our tourism related businesses. Contact us for more information at (925) 846-8910 . Visit our website often to find out the latest news & marketing opportunities.