The following sites provide information on doing business in Greater Hazleton and the surrounding area.
CAN DO, Inc. - non-profit economic development firm which owns Humboldt, McAdoo and Valmont Industrial Parks as well as the CAN DO Corporate Center. Free property search, downloadable maps, financing information, etc.
CAN BE - The Community Association for New Business Entrepreneurship helps today's entrepreneurs become tomorrow's business leaders. Home of the Greater Hazleton Business Innovation Center - Hazleton's entrepreneur incubator.
The City of Hazleton - the official site of the City of Hazleton, featuring an entire section dedicated to business attraction and retention, with information on grant and low-interest loan programs.
Greater Hazleton Partners In Education - helping promote workforce development in the Greater Hazleton area.
Hazleton Area School District - the official school district site.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker - since 1886, this family-owned newspaper has been keeping the people of the Hazleton area well informed. Updated daily!
Economic Development Links
Ben Franklin Technology PArtners - a statewide network that fosters innovation to stimulate Pennsylvania's economic growth and prosperity.
The Great Valley Technology Alliance
- The Great Valley Technology Alliance is the strategic plan to develop
a knowledge-based, technology-focused economy for Northeastern
Pennsylvania. GVTA offers a number of programs, including the
Entrepreneurship Institute and the Great Valley Business Plan
- The Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZ) initiative offers promise and
hope to some of Pennsylvania’s neighborhoods by using a powerful
incentive – no taxes.
myNEPA - myNEPA is
NEPA's online community, an information gateway to Northeastern
Pennsylvania about area businesses, community events, entertainment,
weather, sports, news, history, photos, contests and more. The site is
enhanced by feedback from the community. myNEPA's vision is to create
the most useful site for our region.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
- one of seven sub-state regional agencies that help coordinate
economic development activities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
- a cooperative effort to provide one-stop delivery of career services
to job-seekers, employers and other Interested Individuals.
PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)
- The mission of the DCED is to foster opportunities for businesses and
communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy, thereby enabling
Pennsylvanians to achieve a superior quality of life.
PA SourceNet Business Directory
- The Business Resource Network provides Pennsylvania businesses with
supplier and sales leads, international trade leads and other
information as a courtesy to visitors and enrollees. It is offered as a
convenient, concise, up-to-date, assistance tool for companies pursuing
domestic and international interests.
is a partnership of public and private economic development agencies
dedicated to helping businesses interested in locating here.
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue - Its mission is to administer the tax laws of the Commonwealth in a fair and equitable manner.
Pennsylvania: Open for Business
- Pennsylvania Open for Business is the result of the Commonwealth's
effort to make Pennsylvania the easiest place in the world to start,
sustain and expand a business.
Professionals Organized and Working to Enrich the Region (POWER) is an
informal group of progressive-thinking professionals whose mission is to
promote the region as a vital and pleasurable place to live, work and
- A diverse energy company with holdings in electricity delivery and
sales, electricity generation, natural gas, worldwide power and energy
- To make Pennsylvania the national leader in job growth, Team
Pennsylvania serves as a catalyst to retain and create jobs through a
partnership of public and private sector leaders by identifying
opportunities and applying cutting edge technology to advance its
Wall Street West
- a federal- and state-funded initiative to develop a total back-up
solution for companies in financial services, information technology and
related industries through advancements in economic and workforce
Using this regional search tool, job-seekers can find jobs, locate
internships and post resumes, while employers can post available
positions and browse resumes.
WorknPlayNEPA.com - information on working and playing in Northeastern Pennsylvania.