WHERE BUSINESS AND RECREATION MEET
Silver Valley, Idaho is where business and recreation meet. You’ll find the perfect work-life balance for you and your employees here. We have accommodations in place for your company to succeed, and you'll have a vacation lifestyle year-round.
Choosing where to place your business is a huge decision, we understand. That's why the Silver Valley Economic Development Corporation (SVEDC) exists. Whether it’s moving your existing company, starting a brand new business, or growing your budding venture, the SVEDC will guide and support every step you take. We’re here for you. Let us help you start your business's newest chapter here in the Silver Valley.
RELOCATE AND RELAX
The Silver Valley Economic Development Corporation (SVEDC) assists businesses in all levels of their expansion or relocation process, and attracting financing packages. Panhandle Area Council (PAC) and local lenders work closely to build multiple-source financing for desirable projects.
BUSINESS ADVANTAGES IN IDAHO’S SILVER VALLEY
- HIGHER EDUCATION RESOURCES
- WORK FORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS
- LOW-COST ELECTRICITY AND NATURAL GAS
- ABUNDANT WATER RESOURCES
- BROADBAND AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES
- AVAILABLE WORKFORCE
- IMMEDIATE NATIONAL CONNECTIONS FOR AIR, TRUCK AND RAILWAY
- BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROGRAMS
- UNMATCHED SCENIC BEAUTY
Investing in the SVEDC is the same as investing in the Silver Valley’s economy. You won’t find membership levels, instead you’ll find large-scale foundational impacts to our local economy as a result of your investment. We serve the businesses, residents, and overall community by analyzing the greater economy and driving results that positively improve the overarching business environment. We’re obsessed with making things better.
We go to work putting together the supporting infrastructure for a thriving economy so you can focus on your own priorities. Think of us as the behind the scenes orchestrators, project planners, and executors. But we couldn’t do any of it without our community’s support. Everyone’s participation, unique experiences, and shared commitment to growth and development is how we succeed. We proudly retain our rich heritage while looking forward to what's next. Help our vision for a prosperous future become a reality by investing in the SVEDC today.
Idaho, believe it or not we have more than just potatoes. Especially here in North Idaho’s Panhandle. The Silver Valley’s towns and roads mostly map east to west, but if you look to our North and South you’ll find endless access to thousands of acres of forest, miles of scenic rivers, crystal clear high alpine lakes, and plenty of opportunities to lose (or find) yourself in our beautiful wilderness. Whatever activity it is that fills your soul, you’ll find a place to do that among our Bitterroot Mountains and Valleys. It’s absolutely gorgeous here, and there’s something to enjoy outdoors every day of the year. Discover it all for yourself.
WHERE IS SILVER VALLEY?
Located in the heart of the Inland Northwest, the Silver Valley is part of a web of major freeways connecting large cities & transportation hubs. This fantastic central location suits a variety of business models and supply chains. Within a day's drive you can travel far, without suffering high city prices. When you're ready for a little recreation, our location within the Bitterroot Mountains can quickly get you to some of the Northern Hemisphere's most beautiful parks. Click on a location to learn more!
Idaho to Receive State Trade Expansion Program Grant Dollars
The State of Idaho received a State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant of $445,000 to support the growth of Idaho small business exporters. The grant will fund projects occurring from September 30, 2021, through September 29, 2022. The STEP program is funded in part through a grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and is administered by the Idaho Department of Commerce. The goals of STEP are to increase the number of small businesses that export, increase the value of exports
Competitive Business Intelligence Tool
Take control of your business planning today with this easy to use, real time, data driven tool. SizeUp Inland NW is a powerful FREE tool that enables small and medium-sized businesses across 21 counties to access market research and business intelligence that is industry-specific and hyperlocal. This information can help business owners make data-driven decisions as they recover from the impact of COVID-19, build resilience and thrive. Rank business performance compared to industry competitors Discover potential customers and suppliers Better
Silver Valley Community Wi-Fi is live
The Silver Valley Economic Development Corporation today announced the launch of the first free drive-in public Wi-Fi sites which will help safely serve those with limited internet connectivity during this time. Silver Valley community Wi-Fi is active for those needing to complete homework, apply for unemployment, pay bills or other essential uses requiring internet.