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Small Business Resources

The City of Benicia is committed to providing businesses of all stages the support they need to thrive. Below are some of our many business resource organizations available. For a full list including trade associations (local and international) please download the Benicia Data Book.


Solano EDC stands ready to pull together the necessary agencies and service providers to help you with your location or expansion project. 

Solano Economic Development Corporation


Solano Small Business Development Center (SBDC)


The Solano SBDC offers confidential no-cost consulting services to businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the county with a range of services from assistance with business and market plans, regulatory compliance, marketing, low-cost training, and more. 

UC Davis is known around the world for groundbreaking research discoveries that ultimately enter the world market through startup companies. The University's Office of Research offers licensing and other opportunities to help businesses carve out new areas of industry through innovation and technology.

University of California, Davis, Office of Research


As the voice of business, the Benicia Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based, not-for-profit business organization that offers numerous benefits and services including networking opportunities, business referrals, business education seminars and more.

Benicia Chamber of Commerce


SCORE offers free counseling services including: business plans, financing availability, and workshops. Services are designed to teach all aspects of business management. East Bay SCORE serves the counties of Solano, Alameda and Contra Costa.

East Bay SCORE


GOBiz is your one-stop portal for the resources, information, and assistance you need. They can help with site selection, financing, permitting, exporting, incentives, workforce and other data.

Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development (GO-biz)


U.S. & International Trade Associations 

Trade associations and support information are available in the Benicia Data Book - free to download. Benicia is committed to supporting our business community.