Entrepreneurs Are Making their Mark in Emporia

colleagues discussing ideas around a tableThe Emporia region is home to creative entrepreneurs looking to make a lasting impact. Kansas, and Emporia specifically, is an incredible place to do so because it’s easy to launch a business here. In addition to the Emporia RDA providing support, our partners have robust entrepreneur programs that include:

  1. Small Business Development Center
  2. Center for Business & Economic Development
  3. Studio E Advertising Collective
  4. Cybersecurity Center
  5. Emporia Main Street
  6. Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce

At the state level, Kansas has invested in entrepreneurship support programs and incentives that encourage creativity. These programs have worked well and helped to produce well-regarded companies such as Garmin, Cobalt Boats and Freddy’s Frozen Custard. Over 23 unique entrepreneur resources are featured on the Kansas Business Resources website.