Accounting and Compliance
The Accounting & Compliance Office processes the vendor payments and cash deposits of the Wyoming Business Council as well as prepares its budgets, financial reports and forecasts. Accounting & Compliance also coordinates the annual financial audit of the Business Council.
The Agribusiness Division works with agricultural producers to find ways to diversify their income through value-added goods, consumer-ready products and commodities; to sustain ranching and farming operations; to create jobs; to increase competitiveness in the national and international marketplaces; and to stimulate industry growth. The division helps agricultural operators find ways to diversify their income as a way to sustain ranching and farming operations including the production of organic and naturally-grown products; offers marketing programs to increase the exposure of Wyoming’s agriculture industry; and conducts workshops and education programs for agribusiness professionals throughout the state.
Business & Industry
The Business and Industry Division strives to create new and better job opportunities in Wyoming by encouraging new business start-ups, strengthening retention and expansion programs to help existing Wyoming companies, and targeting and recruiting businesses to Wyoming. This division works with local organizations such as economic development groups, chambers of commerce and local government to help build the foundation for economic development.
Investment Ready Communities
The Investment Ready Communities Division works to help Wyoming communities become “business-ready” by administering the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the Business Ready Communities (BRC) Program and the Community Facilities Grant and Loan Program. This division also works with the Wyoming Rural Development Council to conduct community assessments throughout the state.
State Energy Office
The Wyoming Business Council administers the State Energy Office funded through the U.S. Department of Energy. The office works to expand opportunities for alternative or renewable energy use in Wyoming by promoting energy efficiency, energy conservation and the use of clean energy. These programs are evaluated annually. Public and private entities, including industries, have become more energy efficient through the State Energy Office.
Main Street/Rural Development Council
Wyoming Main Street is dedicated to providing Wyoming communities with the opportunities to strengthen local pride and revitalize historic downtown districts by utilizing the Main Street Four Point Approach.
The Wyoming Rural Development Council is a collaborative partnership. The Council serves as a forum to address a full range of issues, opportunities and potential solutions in the rural communities of Wyoming.
Support Services provides the Wyoming Business Council with expertise in human resources and payroll; research; facilities; electronic services; travel support; and administrative support. The Business Council Human Resources office can help with workforce recruitment; development and training; and human resources and benefits consulting related to employer needs in Wyoming.
Travel & Tourism
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