Who's it for?
Current or prospective businesses in the Hickory-area.
What problem does it solve?
With so many resources available, it can be difficult for businesses to filter through and find exactly what they need.
How does it help?
Providing a point of contact at the City of Hickory for all questions and concerns in addition to resource referrals based on a client's specific needs.
The City's economic development goal is to foster economic growth, job creation and quality of life through attracting and retaining business and industry, providing resources to promote small business development, encouraging tourism and supporting community revitalization. The City and its departments focus on collaborating with existing and new businesses in the development process. The City works with outside agencies like the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, Western Piedmont Council of Governments, the City's business associations, the Hickory Metro Convention Center and Visitors Bureau, Duke Power and surrounding local governments to promote balanced growth and job creation. Please don't hesitate to contact us to request a service, ask for a site visit to your business or ask questions.