Small Business

New Braunfels EDC is dedicated to serving small businesses as key employers in our economy and the backbone of commerce for New Braunfels and Comal County. A variety of programs exist to help support the over 6,000 small businesses located here. 

SBDC Satellite Office - New Braunfels

If you live in Guadalupe or Comal County, and would like to take advantage of our services, please stop by our office in New Braunfels located at 940 W San Antonio St., Ste A New Braunfels, TX 78130. This location is made possible through our partnership with The Center for Entrepreneurship and their funding of this center.

Are you interested in meeting with a business advisor? We will be happy to meet with you. Please feel free to contact us to request services or call (830) 214-6435.
Once you have an appointment, please download the following form, complete it and bring it with you to your appointment.

Read about a few of our clients in this area. You could be next!


Nominate a Small Business of the Month!

The Chamber’s Small Business Week Committee is currently will soon be accepting nominations for the 2019 Small Business Person of the Year. Small Business Week will be observed in New Braunfels and nationally the week of April 29 through May 5.

Since 1990, the Small Business Person of the Year Award has recognized the outstanding contributions of small business people to the economy and overall progress of the New Braunfels trade area. To be eligible for nomination, the business person must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must own their business for a minimum of five years;
  2. Must be a member of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce for a minimum of five years;
  3. Must have been in the same business for a minimum of five years;
  4. Must exhibit community involvement for a minimum of five years; and
  5. Must have employed fewer than 50 employees during the past five years.

If you aren’t sure if your nominee meets all of the above criteria, please nominate the business person anyway. The Small Business Week Committee will verify the necessary information. The nominees are reviewed by the Small Business Week Committee who narrows down the list to three finalists. The finalists are then voted on by the Chamber Board of Directors.

Financing Resources
All businesses, large and small alike, need financing. But what financing resources might be available for you? A wide variety of federal, state, and local tax credit and loan programs could be at your fingertips. Our Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Team can help you learn more about these funds and credits and how you might be able to best leverage them to improve your business.

Infrastructure Needs/Incentives
In Oklahoma City, incentives aren’t just for businesses moving into the area, there are a number of programs for local companies expanding. What about a BID district? Tax Increment Financing (TIF)? How about the state’s Quality Jobs Program (QJP) and the City's new Strategic Investment Program (SIP)? The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's BRE Team can help you learn more about your options. Let us help you find out for what programs might work for you.

Helping facilitate smoother, more profitable operations for our business partners is a big priority for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. That’s why our Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Team, in partnership with the City of Oklahoma City, can’t wait to help you solve problems.