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Grow Clinton (Greater Clinton Partnership for Growth)

The mission of Grow Clinton is to promote business growth, build community, and advocate for the sustainable economic success of the Greater Clinton Region.

About

The mission of Grow Clinton is to promote business growth, build community, and advocate for the sustainable economic success of the Greater Clinton Region.  In May of 2022, the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce, Clinton Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Clinton Regional Development Corporation merged to better serve our community with expanded services and combined resources.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City (Specialty)
  • Community Involvement (Specialty)
  • Contractors Issues
  • Energy Issues
  • Federal Business Issues
  • International Procurement
  • Issues of the African American Business Community
  • Issues of the Hispanic Business Community
  • Issues Related to the Geographic Location of a Business
  • Legislative Issues (Specialty)
  • Race Relations Issues
  • Small Business Issues (Specialty)
  • State Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Business Plan Training
  • Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • International Market Research
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Research Training

Management Issues and Training

  • General Employment Law Advice
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Information
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Mentoring
  • Recruiting Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Debt Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Equity Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Brownfield Tax Credits
  • Consulting (Specialty)
  • Energy Loan Fund
  • Equity Providers
  • Financial Assistance for International Trade Shows
  • Historic Tax Credits
  • Individual Development Accounts
  • Insurance Information
  • Loan Packaging
  • Loan Providers
  • Tax Credit Assistance
  • Technology Grants

Import Assistance

  • Documentation
  • Identification of Foreign Markets
  • Import Licensing
  • INCO Terms
  • Locating Distributors
  • Marketing
  • Methods of Payment
  • Networking
  • Trade Education

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Entity Formation Assistance
  • Government Compliance Assistance
  • Lease Review
  • Patent Information, Trademark & Copyright Information
  • Purchasing a Business

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data (Specialty)

Marketing/Sales

  • Advertising (Specialty)
  • Brochure Design
  • Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Identification of Foreign Markets
  • Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development
  • Research (Domestic Markets)
  • Research (International Markets)
  • Student Provided Research
  • Web Site Development

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • Government & Military Specifications
  • HUB Zone Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance
  • Selling to Foreign Governments & Businesses
  • Subcontracting Opportunities
  • Training
  • Women, Minority & Business Disadvantaged Certification

Office, Laboratory and Meeting Space

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Computer Equipment
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space (Specialty)
  • Incubator Space
  • Office Equipment and Furniture
  • Office Space (Specialty)
  • Retail Space
  • Accelerator
  • Co-Work

Economic and Site Development

  • Consulting (Specialty)
  • Economic Forecasting
  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Legislative Agendas
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Advising
  • Bonding
  • Codes
  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Government Requirements
  • Insurance Requirements
  • International Regulatory Compliance
  • Patent Information
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Trademark & Copyright Information

Tax Services

  • Assistance
  • State Tax Credit Information & Assistance
  • Training

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Computerized Bookkeeping (installation & training)
  • Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Technical Support
  • Technology Transfer
  • Training
  • Website Development

Training

  • Annual Budget
  • Bookkeeping
  • Business Management
  • Business Plan
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • E-Commerce: Doing Business on the Web
  • Financial Resources for Non-Retail Business
  • Financial Statements
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance
  • Health & Safety
  • Home-Based Business
  • International Trade
  • Marketing Plan
  • Pre-Business Planning
  • Topics Related to Developing & Maintaining a Small Business
  • Skilled Workforce and/or Apprenticeship Program

Product Development

  • Auditing
  • Patent Information
  • Product Design & Development
  • Prototype Development

Nonprofit Development

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Starting a Business

  • Business Research
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling

Mentoring

  • Mentoring Program (Specialty)

Freight & Distribution

  • Freight & Distribution
  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers

Human Resources

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring, Retention & Education
  • Policies & Procedures

Internship Programs & Student Services

  • Internship Programs
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects

Certifications

  • Green Certification
  • Targeted Small Business Certification

Franchising

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Export Assistance

  • CE Certification (for exports to Europe)
  • Certificates of Origin
  • Documentation
  • Export Licensing
  • Identification of Foreign Markets
  • INCO Terms
  • Locating Distributors
  • Marketing
  • Methods of Payment
  • Networking (Specialty)
  • Research of Foreign Markets
  • Trade Education
Contact Information
Andy Sokolovich
Address
721 South 2nd Street
PO Box 1024
Clinton, IA 52733