Doing Business in Luzerne County

A New Year brings not only new challenges but also lots of opportunities. All across Luzerne County, business is booming. Throughout the county, we can see companies are emerging rapidly, which is offering great options and opportunities for both residents and visitors. If you want to start a business, Luzerne County is among the best places to do so. To get an impression on how things are addressed in Luzerne County, take a look at this 2015 video of the Luzerne County District Attorney Forum:

In Luzerne County, you will find no obstacles whatsoever if you want to protect or grow your business like in the other regions of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Regardless of whether you want to start up a large corporation, a small business, or a non-profit organization, the area of Luzerne County is the right place for all your plans.

If you want to start a new business, you will have a daunting task. You will have a lot of planning to do, and before you have answers to all of your questions and have cut through all red tape, you are sure to be glad there is some extra help available. Luzerne County is offering you all the help you want and then some.

You know that setting up a business definitely is a very exciting venture and that preparation and understanding the fundamentals of your trade and business in general, is crucial. You will need all the help there is to deal with financial issues, the legal aspects, marketing requirements, hiring concerns, and so on… marketing needs, etc… Well, all of that is hugely important but you should also take some time to check out some very interesting places in Luzerne County when you’re new to the area. After all, you’ve got to know your region if you want to operate your business and live there, don’t you?

There always is much work and organizing to be done when you set up a new business, and the local chambers of commerce offices are there to help you and are available as great information outlets where knowing professionals can offer you all sorts of assistance when you want to open your new enterprise.

For information about available education options at Luzerne County Community College, please check out this post. 

Here is an overview of Chamber of Commerce offices and other support centers across Luzerne County, the county that’s so full of the finest historic attractions:

    • The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business & Industry
      Two Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18710
      Phone: 570-823-2101
      Fax: 570-822-5951
      Website: www.wilkes-barre.org/ed
      Email: ed_info@wilkesbarre.org
    • The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce
      Kennedy Boulevard & William Street
      PO Box 704, Pittston, PA 18640
      Phone: 570-655-1424
      Fax: 570-655-0336
      Website: www.pittstonchamber.org
      Email: info@pittstonchamber.org
    • The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce
      20 W Broad Street
      Hazleton, PA 18201
      Phone: 570-455-1509
      Web: www.hazletonchamber.org
    • Penn’s Northeast, Inc.
      1151 Oak Street
      Pittston, PA 18640
      Phone: 570-883-0504
    • Wilkes University Small Business Development Center
      Innovation Center (Suite 200)
      7 S Main Street
      Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
      Website: sbdc.wilkes.edu
      Email: SBDC@wilkes.edu For internship opportunities in Luzerne County, click here.
    • Greater Hazleton Economic Development Corporation – CANDO, Inc.
      1 S Church Street, 200 Renaissance Center
      Hazleton, PA 18201
      Phone: 570-455-1508
      Fax: 570-454-7787
    • South Valley Chamber of Commerce
      Mill House, 495 E Main Street
      Nanticoke, PA 18634
      Phone: 570-735-6990
      Fax: 570-735-6951

Well, I wish all of you a healthy and prosperous 2019 and please contact one of the organizations listed above when you need some help or advice for realizing your business plans in 2019. It’s getting closer to real winter now, and just a few months back we still enjoying the region’s fall activities, but it woné be long before we can take pleasure in the ara’s fine spring activities again. I’m sure that once your business plans need to be realized, Luzerne County is the right place to be. Lots of activities, lots of great education, lots of history, lots of beautiful natural wonders like Seven Tubs National Area, and above all, lots of business opportunities. Happy New Year!