There are numerous resources available to businesses in our region. Can't find the right resource below? Contact us at the Livonia-Westland Chamber and we will help find the resource for you!
Local Business Resources
- City of Livonia Licenses
Certain businesses classifications are required to obtain a license to operate in Livonia. Those licenses are obtained from the City Clerk's office. Learn More.
- City of Westland Licenses
Certain businesses classifications are required to obtain a license to operate in Westland. Those licenses are obtained from the City Clerk's office. Learn More.
- City of Livonia Planning and Economic Development Department
Livonia’s Planning and Economic Development Team devotes special emphasis on the retention and expansion of existing Livonia businesses, attracting new business, as well as providing services for Industrial and Commercial prospects considering new operations in Livonia. Learn More.
- City of Westland Economic Development Department
The Economic Development Department focuses on supporting commercial, industrial and new residential projects throughout the development and expansion process and deploys ongoing attraction and retention business development efforts. It conducts analysis of data and real estate trends in order to identify businesses who are well suited for the Westland’s market. Learn More.
- Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies, and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state. Click here to visit the MEDC website.
- Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC)
No-Cost Small Business Development Services, Resources & Tools: Our mission is to help your Michigan small business succeed so we offer free support with small business consulting, tools and resources. Provided or developed by experts, each one is geared to help you with a key aspect of Michigan entrepreneurship. For more information, visit www.michigansbdc.org
- Schoolcraft College APEX Accelerator
The U.S. government spends billions of dollars annually; making it the world’s largest purchaser of goods and services. Our professional and no-cost consulting services can help your company identify the government market that best fits your organization. Our knowledgeable team can help you locate bidding opportunities for your company and explore what it takes to sell your products and services to the government. APEX Accelerators provide free government contracting assistance to companies interested in selling their products and services to federal, state and local government agencies. As a regional center, the Schoolcraft College APEX Accelerator services companies located in Oakland, Wayne, Monroe, Washtenaw and Livingston counties. If you are interested in government contracting assistance but are not located in our service area, visit ptacsofmichigan.org to located the APEX Accelerator in your area.
For more information visit: www.schoolcraft.edu/bdc/services/apex\
- Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs start, grow or successfully exit a business. SCORE's 10,000 volunteers provide free, expert mentoring, resources and education in all 50 U.S. states and territories. To set up an appointment with a SCORE representative, please visit www.score.org.
- Wayne County Economic Development: 313-224-0240
Wayne County is a premier gateway to the global marketplace. We have the workforce, infrastructure, and industrial assets to design, build, and ship just about anything. Our region is leading the way in innovative fields like mobility. Discover what over 30,000 companies already know: Wayne County is a great place to do business! Click here to visit their website.