• Growing a Business


  • Growing and expanding businesses have access to a wide variety of programs and services in Charlotte, from confidential one-on-one business advising to financial programs and more. With information from knowledgeable and passionate business experts, these resources can help you stay on the right path to business growth and success.

    Click on an organization and find local resources available to help you navigate the growth of your business.

    The City of Swift Current
    The R.M. of Swift Current No. 137
    Community Futures Southwest 


  • Business Obstacles

    Business obstacles are inevitable and can take many forms, some positive, some negative. How do you know if you’re doing everything that can be done to get you and your business through the challenges you’re facing? Swift Current has just what you need, from confidential and expert one-on-one business advising to human resource assistance and more.
     

    Online Resources

    Business Turnaround Advice From Bloomberg.Com
    Bloomberg Businessweek has compiled a list of their most informative articles with advice on how to turn your business around, from “What to do when Profits Fall” to “Rebooting a Struggling Family Business” and more.

    10 Tips For Turning Around Flagging Sales And Boosting Revenues
    This article will help you conduct a full review of your business to understand where things went wrong and where the opportunity lies for turning things around.

    James J. Hill Reference Library
    The James J. Hill Reference Library houses a world-class collection of practical business information resources and is considered one of the most comprehensive business libraries in the country. From this site you will find many excellent resources for growing, managing and maturing your business, including, among others, finding a valuation for your business, succession planning, keeping an eye on your industry, increasing your sales and much more.


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    Training & Development

    Keeping current with today business trends is the keystone to sustainability. Luckily, Swift Current has a number resources available to help you position your business for long-term success.  

    Don’t forget to check out the Calendar of Events for upcoming training, networking and other local business events!

     

  • Environmental Sustainability

    Green Your Business!

    Did You Know? Going Green can give your company a competitive advantage, improve your business efficiency and potentially lower operating costs!

    Adopting environmentally-friendly and energy efficient business practices provides numerous benefits to business owners looking to control costs, attract customers and become socially responsible.


  • Exporting

    Exporting goods is a great way to expand your business and take part in the global economy. In fact, data has shown that companies that do business internationally grow faster and fail less often than companies that don’t.

  • Transitioning Ownership

    Ready to move on? Finding what you need when exiting your business is just as important as finding what you needed when you started. The resources below can guide you through the execution of your exit strategy.

    BDC - Business Transition
    Leaving Your Small Business (Alberta)
    Grant Thornton - Succeeding at Succession
    Canada Business Network - Succession Planning
     

  • Networking 

    Networking is an essential skill for successful business people, helping them identify new revenue opportunities and potential strategic partnerships.  The Chamber of Commerce constantly works to connect our membership with other businesses in the community to build partnerships to grow our local economy.