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Need more help? These are just a few of the resources available to Santa Rosa businesses.

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Business Organizations

Sonoma County Go Local
GO LOCAL is a network of locally-owned businesses, residents, non-profit organizations, and government agencies working together to build a resilient, thriving, local economy by supporting local, independently owned businesses and promoting sustainable practices. Call (707) 888-6105.

Empire Building
North Bay Black Chamber of Commerce
The area's prominent black business networking organization. They provide support to enhance the economic growth and business development of black-owned businesses. Call (888) 846-5155.

Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce
With over 1,100 members, the Chamber is dedicated to the success of business and works to build a dynamic local economy, one that sustains its members while attracting new businesses and investors. Call (707) 545-1414.

Santa Rosa Convention & Visitors Bureau
Home of the California Welcome Center, the Bureau is located in downtown's Historic Railroad Square. Open seven days a week, friendly staff can help you find the perfect place to dine, spend the weekend, hold a conference or business meeting, plus provide maps and fun things to do in this warm and friendly city. Call (707) 577-8674, (800) 404-7673 or stop by 9 Fourth Street.

Sonoma County BEST (Building Economic Success Together)
BEST is a collaborative partnership between the private and public sectors of Sonoma County dedicated to creating jobs and fostering economic vitality. Call (707) 524-2115.

Sonoma County Economic Development Board
The Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB) provides assistance services directed toward encouraging the startup, retention and expansion of Sonoma County businesses and jobs, particularly with small businesses; creation of new jobs and employment opportunities; and diversification of economic activity and strengthening the County’s tax base. Call (707) 565-7170.

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Educational Resources

The Sawyer Center
Provides expertise with patents, trademarks, copyrights and new product development. Call (707) 524-1773.

Sonoma Small Business Development Center
Offers one-on-one, no-cost professional consulting in business planning, loans and financing, marketing, taxes and bookkeeping. The Rx for Business Program offers comprehensive, on-site analysis of your business. Call (707) 595-0060.

SRJC Doyle Library
The Sawyer Center
Provides expertise with patents, trademarks, copyrights and new product development. Call (707) 524-1773.

NxLevel Entrepreneur Course
An intensive, 12-session, 36-hour business development program designed to help entrepreneurs advance their skills in growing and managing their business. Call (707) 524-1770.

Santa Rosa Junior College Business Department
Known as one of the best junior colleges in the country, SRJC offers courses through the Business Administration Department, the Business Office Technology Department and the Computer Information and Sciences Department. Call (707) 527-4011.

Service Corps of Retired Executives
SCORE, counselors to America's small business, is a nonprofit association dedicated to providing entrepreneurs with free, confidential face-to-face and email business consulting. Call (707) 571-8342.

Sonoma State University School of Business & Economics
Educates aspiring and practicing professionals, managers and entrepreneurs in both the public and private sectors. Call (707) 664-2377.

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Danielle O'Leary Danielle O'Leary
Economic Development Manager
(707) 543-4353
Raissa de la Rosa Raissa de la Rosa
Economic Development & Marketing Coordinator
(707) 543-3059