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Using this site is a great start, but your journey should not end here. There’s a lot of other resources that can help your business start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. Provided below are the details of some of these organizations, including us!

Office of Economic Development

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Find additional business resources, including personalized assistance with business planning, permitting, and other city processes. Learn more

Get a Business License

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Register your business with the City of Seattle or renew your business license. Learn more

Restaurant Success

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Thinking of opening a restaurant in Seattle? Start here. Plan your finances, navigate regulations and requirements, and start cooking. Learn more


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Connect to tech startups, events, investment information, coworking spaces, and other resources for tech startups. Learn more

Office of Film and Music

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Resources for filmmakers, musicians, and nightlife businesses. Get a film permit or the latest industry news. Learn more

Seattle Public Library

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Personalized assistance from a librarian trained in business reference and market research. Free access to electronic research tools with a library card. Learn more

Downtown Seattle Association

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Business assistance and advocacy focused on creating a healthy, vibrant urban core. Membership is open to businesses, organizations and Downtown-based residents. Learn more

Choose Washington

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Information about business development, business assistance and international trade. The ChooseWashington team works with businesses seeking to grow and expand in Washington. Learn more

Greater Seattle SCORE

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No-cost advice, local workshops, and free resources in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Learn more

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City of Seattle
Office of Economic Development
(206) 684-8090

700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5752, Seattle, WA, 98104