Small businesses account for 99.9% of all businesses nationwide. The Opelika Chamber focuses on providing resources to help new and existing businesses to thrive. Whether it's training on marketing or accounting best practices, awarding of small business grants to new or existing businesses in need, or access to our more than 800 members who are poised to provide mentorship & coaching, the Opelika Chamber aims to be your go-to resource for starting and running a successful business in Opelika.
Who works on this? The staff is currently working to expand our small business support services in a big way. While that is in process, we also have a small business committee and an education committee who are both incredibly influential to the future of these initiatives.
Programs & Services include:
- Attracting & Aligning Talent
- Business Over Breakfast
- Entrepreneur Education
- Professional Development Series
- Ribbon Cutting Celebrations
- Small Business Advocate Efforts
- Small Business Grant Program
- Mentorship & Coaching
We've compiled a guide for doing business in Opelika that we hope you find beneficial, and if you encounter any road blocks, we encourage you to give us a call so we can help you navigate those.
If you're searching for a place to call home as a new business, our partners at the City of Opelika's Economic Development department have put together a robust properties search tool. Use it to find available commercial property! Learn more at the links below.