Laramie Main Street Alliance
Laramie Main Street Alliance strives to preserve historic downtown Laramie while enhancing its economic and social vitality. As a 501 c 3, its services are free to any business or building owner in the Downtown Development Authority boundaries. LMSA assists businesses with finding locations, marketing, promotions, retention, expansion, training, grants, historic preservation and design, as well as networking and cross promotion with other entrepreneurs.
Albany County Tourism
Albany County Tourism promotes travel and tourism to the Laramie area through a variety of regional and national channels. They showcase Albany County as a multi-season destination that has endless possibilities and helps visitors realize the areas full potential. ACT supports many local programs and activities in Albany County which further enhances the quality of life.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) consists of a network of offices throughout the state with business consultants who provide free and confidential business consulting, classes, webinars, publications, online services, and referrals to related agencies. Other major services within its offices is providing free market research and The Wyoming Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which helps Albany County businesses gain HUB-zone certification among other government registrations and assists businesses sell products and/or services to government. The Wyoming SBDC offers free assistance with business plans, cybersecurity, eCommerce, financial evaluation, international trade, QuickBooks, sustainability and other services.
Manufacturing-Works is the Manufacturing Extension Partnership for the State of Wyoming. The non-profit organization seeks the continued success and constant economic progress for Wyoming through timely and customized assistance to entities requiring its services. Targeting small to mid-size manufacturers and businesses, M-W’s services comprise of workforce development trainings and workshops, technology assistance, business advising and customized performance assistance. A national network of public and private partnerships helps bring cutting edge resources to manufacturers and businesses of Wyoming.
Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC)
Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) focuses on developing early stage, technology-based companies, with an emphasis on high-growth firms. All companies located in the incubator receive one-on-one business counseling and executive coaching services provided by the WTBC staff based on their stage of development. WTBC’s programming is designed to help client companies grow larger and faster than they would otherwise, and to increase the ability of entrepreneurs to grow and manage their own businesses. Facilities offer a variety of laboratory, office, shared conference room space, and a state-of-the-art data center.
Wyoming Business Council (WBC)
Wyoming Business Council (WBC) is the state of Wyoming’s economic development agency. The Business Council works with private businesses, state agencies, local governments, local economic development groups, partners, and nonprofits to grow and diversify Wyoming’s economy, create jobs and enhance quality of life. The council offers a variety of programs to assist Wyoming businesses including grant and loan programs.
Wyoming Women’s Business Center
Wyoming Women’s Business Center is designed to offer Wyoming’s current and prospective business owners the business assistance they need, including access to business counseling, capital, microloans, training, technical assistance, and networking opportunities.
City of Laramie, Planning Division
City of Laramie, Planning Division has two major functions: development review and long-range planning. The development review entails reviewing and processing subdivision and zoning applications, planned unit developments, conditional use permits, variances, and zone changes. Long-range planning entails writing and updating documents with relation to the physical development of the City. This division also serves as staff to the Planning Commission and advises City Council on matters concerning planning and land use.