The Rapid City Economic Development Partnership, RCEDP, has an extremely active, focused program in place working to attract quality, primary jobs to the Rapid City area. Primary jobs are described as those jobs that bring new wealth into the community. The goal of RCEDP is to improve the quality of life and increase personal income levels in the greater Rapid City area by fostering a vital business climate which provides quality new jobs, attracts new business, helps existing businesses, and promotes entrepreneurship.
The Rushmore Region Economic Development Alliance was created to stimulate and increase business investment in the Rushmore Region of western South Dakota. The Alliance provides consulting, financial and other services to support the growth and success of existing businesses, as well as businesses relocating to the region.
The City of Rapid City works diligently to improve, protect and enrich Rapid City by providing information about current city issues and services to the community. Their website has a variety of materials on the exceptional quality of life, numerous family vacation destination points and exciting work and business opportunities that abound in Rapid City.
Pennington County provides effective, quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population. They strive to provide quality services as required by law or mandated by the public, to enhance the health, safety and general well-being of the citizens.
Destination Rapid City has partnered with several organizations to strengthen downtown as a critical element in the greater community fabric. With these cooperatives and the involvement of community businesses we look forward to leading downtown Rapid City's redevelopment and revitalization, improving streetscapes and facades, enhancing the business mix of downtown, providing clean and safe programs and creating a gathering place for Rapid City residents and visitors.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. More than 96% of U.S. Chamber members are small businesses with 100 employees or fewer. The Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
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When: 10:00am / Rushmore Mall+ Learn More
When: 7:00pm / Firehouse Wine Cellars - 620 Main St. Rapid City, SD+ Learn More
When: 12:00am / The Lion's Building at the Fairgrounds+ Learn More