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Winston County Chamber of Commerce
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About Us

The Winston County Economic Development District Partnership (WCEDDP) is an umbrella organization that coordinates the efforts of five entities working to sustain the vitality and promote the economic development of Winston County. The partners are:
• The Louisville/Winston County Chamber of Commerce
• The Main Street Association
• The Economic Development
• The Winston Community Development Corporation
• The Winston County Business and Industry Incubator

These organizations work closely together under the leadership of the Partnership’s executive director and staff.

Economic Development Services:
The Partnership offers a range of programs and services to prospective industries, entrepreneurs and startup businesses, existing businesses and industries, visitors, county residents, and Chamber of Commerce members.

Services for Prospective and Existing Industries:
- Maintains current listings of available sites and buildings
- Provides compilations of demographic and workforce data
- Provides infrastructure data, including transportation and utilities
- Furnishes information on education, health care, and other aspects of living in Winston County
- Assists in analyzing incentives and tax advantages available at the state and local levels
- Coordinates with local and state governments to meet infrastructure needs
- Assists in identifying grant opportunities and submitting applications
- Coordinates with East Central Community College for targeted workforce training

Services for Entrepreneurs and Startup Businesses:
- Offers affordable space for research and development, light manufacturing, and service operations
- Arranges for sharing of conference rooms, office equipment, and secretarial support
- Provides business mentoring and advice on resources
- Assists with seeking Winston Community Development -Corporation loans for business expansion and startups

Services for Tourists, Visitors, and County Residents:
- Distributes notices of upcoming events and festivals
- Provides information on points of interest, including historical and cultural sites
- Maintains listings of the county’s dining and lodging establishments
- Responds to requests for information by telephone and e-mail

Services for Chamber of Commerce/Main Street Members
- Refers visitors and newcomers to local business establishments
- Provides support for major festivals and other events
- Provides networking opportunities
- Hosts seminars and business discussions
- Provides resource materials on starting or expanding a business
- Publicizes upcoming promotions and ribbon cuttings for new members
- Publishes a newsletter promoting members and events
- Lists and promotes member businesses through this Web site and a Facebook page
- Conducts promotional events for retailers
- Provides low-interest loans for building upgrades through the

Economic Restructure Committee
- Works on beautification and revitilization of the downtown area
- Raises funds for area improvements through membership and development efforts

Website: http://winstoncountyms.com/

Organizations that Support Us

We Care About

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Health and Wellness

Contact Information

Mellie Jordan
mellie@winstoncounty.com
662-773-3921