With an independent spirit that goes back over 150 years, Ogden is the place to start or relocate your small business. The Ogden Downtown Alliance believes a strong, unique and diverse group of locally owned and operated businesses is good for economic vitality. A much higher percentage of money spent within a local economy spent at independently owned businesses tends to remain within the the community. Local ownership also means a deeper connection to the community and a sense of pride that makes Ogden a truly unique place to do business. 

There are number of resources available to help you start or relocate a business to Ogden. Many of the options are available at little to no cost to you. 

The Ogden Business Information Center (BIC) is Ogden’s one-stop shop for business resources, capital opportunities, counseling and mentoring. Learn more about how the BIC can help you start, grow or relocate your own small business in Ogden. 

The Small Business Development Center is a teaching and learning organization. The Ogden SBDC  helps entrepreneurs develop the skills they need to succeed, either through classroom experiences or one-on-one consultation. Their advisors are available for a listening ear, objectiveanalysis and advice, and technical expertise to help start and grow your business. 

SCORE Provides access to local mentoring and educational opportunities at no cost to you. 

Visit Ogden City Business Development for more information and data about the cost of doing business in Ogden, real estate opportunities and demographic information. 

Find out everything you need about applying and acquiring the correct business licenses. Business Licensing 

If you would like more help or information on starting a business in Ogden, please email us info@ogdendowntown.com and we would love to make a personal introduction for you to help get your business started and growing in Ogden.