Learn more about the programs offered by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
Business Development leads North Carolina's business and industrial recruitment efforts. Through collaboration with public and private development organizations, economic developers work to attract new companies to the state.
Rural Development assists local governments with economic development, community development, growth management and downtown revitalization.
Employment Security promotes and sustains the economic well being of North Carolinians in the world marketplace by providing high quality and accessible workforce-related services.
Film promotes North Carolina as a location for television, motion picture and advertising productions.
International Trade provides assistance to North Carolina businesses seeking to capitalize on overseas market opportunities.
Labor & Economic Analysis prepares analyses of the state’s industry sectors, occupations, workforce and key economic trends, tracks and analyzes jobs and investment for economic and workforce development.
Science and Technology supports the Department's economic development initiatives, particularly for small and/or technology-oriented businesses.
Tourism teams with local and regional economic development and tourism promotion organizations to advance tourism in the state.
Workforce oversees the chartering and operation of the state's JobLink One-Stop Career Centers and administration of the federal Workforce Investment Act.