The Idaho Department of Commerce website contains a wealth of information about business in Idaho, including in-depth information on starting a business and conducting international trade. There is also a section on Idaho's business climate that describes its economic strengths, workforce, infrastructure, key industries, and more. In addition, the site includes a section outlining the financing options and incentives for doing business in Idaho.
The Idaho Economic Development Association (IEDA) is made up of professionals, organizations, and partners in economic development across the state of Idaho aiming to develop the economy of Idaho. This site is dedicated to providing interested businesspeople with the necessary information to start, expand, and bring a business to the state of Idaho. Information on membership fees, IEDA events, and professional certifications are also detailed on the website.
Idaho's Small Business Development Center offers many free or low-cost services to help entrepreneurs and small businesses in Idaho reach their goals. There is a start-up guide for new businesses, as well as various training events and consulting opportunities. The site also contains links to a network of small business development regional centers throughout Idaho.
The Idaho branch of the Department of Commerce specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided. Exporting FAQs, webinars, Idaho's International Trade Publication, and information for international visitors are provided for free.