Business Resources

Chambers of Commerce
Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce 409.838.6581 Lumberton Chamber of Commerce 409.755.0554
Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce 409.963.1107 Nederland Chamber of Commerce 409.722.0279
Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce 409.883.3536 Port Neches Chamber of Commerce 409.722.9154
Bridge City Chamber of Commerce 409.735.5671 Silsbee Chamber of Commerce 409.385.5562
Groves Chamber of Commerce 409.962.3631 Vidor Chamber of Commerce 409.769.6339
Kountze Chamber of Commerce 409.246.3413

Economic Development Organizations
Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation 409.838.6585
Groves Economic Development Corporation 409.960.5788
Nederland Economic Development Corporation 409.729.1020
Orange County Economic Development Corporation 409.883.7770
Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation 409.963.0579
Port Neches Economic Development Corporation 409.719.4210
Silsbee Economic Development Corporation 409.385.9459

Workforce Solutions
The Texas Workforce Commission provides the workforce development component of the Governor's economic development strategy, and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers. The major functions of TWC are workforce development, support services, and administering the UI benefits program. Workforce development includes the oversight and support of an employer-driven, integrated system that consolidates employment, job training and work-related services including the regulation of career schools.
Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas - Beaumont 409.839.8045
Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas - Port Arthur 409.962.1236

Small Business Development Center
The Lamar University Small Business Development Center can connect businesses to the resources and tools needed to succeed. Through network programs, the SBDC can assist businesses with selling to the government, doing business internationally, and commercializing technology. The Lamar University SBDC provides FREE one-on-one consulting and affordable training seminars to assist businesses with management, marketing, finance and operational concerns. The SBDC serves six counties and has offices in Beaumont and Port Arthur.
Lamar University Small Business Development Center - Beaumont 409.880.2367
Lamar State College Port Arthur Small Business Development Center - Port Arthur 409.984.6531

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