This website was developed to assist you in your decision to create, relocate or expand your business in Abilene, Texas. Use the links below to find out everything from employment facts and figures to how to become a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
Military Affairs is a part of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. The mission is to maintain and expand the military presence, as well as, continue the strong relationship with our Military Community. It is instrumental in ensuring Dyess Air Force Base remains the premeir large aircraft installation, explores opportunities to expand missions, modernize base infrastructure and supports our more than 5,000 military in addition to their 8,000 family members and retirees.
The City Services Directory on the City of Abilene's official website provides quick access to development-related municipal services including: Downtown Programs, Planning and Development Services, Building Inspections, Traffic, Public Works, Water & Sewer, Police and Fire.
The Texas Tech University Small Business Development Center at Abilene provides business counseling, technical assistance, training workshops and business plan development for small businesses. We strive to promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and improved management for small business.
The Development Corporation of Abilene is committed to creating a healthy economic climate for our community. Through the use of a half cent sales tax the Abilene Industrial Foundation and Economic Development Department, which contract to the DCOA, find the best way to strengthen its businesses, build a better economic base and create jobs for its residents. This site has been specifically designed for the site selection consultant and end-user.
The DCOA is charged with the task of continuing to diversify Abilene’s economy by facilitating the creation of jobs, increasing the property tax base, and making sure the training is available to provide businesses with the necessary workforce.