DOING BUSINESS IN WYOMING

Wyoming Business Council
307-777-2806
wendy.lopez@wyo.gov
wyomingbusiness.org

 

 

Doing business in Wyoming
Controlled environment agriculture leader Plenty Unlimited Inc. grew out of a project by former University of Wyoming graduate student Nate Storey. (Photos: Plenty, Inc.)

 

 

  TARGETED GROWTH SECTORS

Controlled Environment Agriculture: Wyoming is about to become the home of the world’s largest and most advanced vertical farming research center in Laramie.


Advanced Manufacturing: Advanced manufacturing has grown and diversified significantly in Wyoming the past couple of years through business recruitment and existing business expansion efforts.


New Energy Solutions: Wyoming’s all-of-the-above energy strategy is driving innovation in advanced nuclear, hydrogen, and carbon capture and sequestration, to name a few.

  TOP PROJECTS

COMPANY
LOCATION
JOBS
Microsoft
Cheyenne
300
Plenty Unlimited Inc.
Laramie
200
Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle
Cheyenne
150-200
Phoslock Environmental Technologies
Casper
25
Maven Outdoor Equipment Company
Lander
23

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Cheyene LEADS

 

Cheyenne LEADS, a 37-year-old nonprofit organization, holds a contract with the City of Cheyenne and Laramie County to provide economic development services. During those years, LEADS has developed multiple business parks and worked to bring companies such as Microsoft, Searing Industries, Lowe’s Distribution and more than 70 other companies to the community.

Doing business in Wyoming

Wyoming has been described as one large town with really long streets where everyone knows everyone. The accessibility to government officials remains unparalleled in the United States. Your questions and comments will be expeditiously and happily addressed.

— Josh Dorrell, CEO,
Wyoming Business Council

  FAST FACTS

Population (July 2022 est.): 581,381¹
Largest Cities (2020): Cheyenne (65,161); Casper (59,242); Laramie (31,313); Gillette (33,458); Rock Springs (23,481)¹
Real GDP (2022): $36.3 billion²
¹U.S. Census Bureau
²Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

  WORKFORCE PROGRAM

The Wyoming Venture Capital (WYVC) fund launched in April 2023. WYVC supports the innovation and growth needs of entrepreneurs through equity financing for Wyoming high-growth companies.

  TOP BUSINESS FACILITIES RANKINGS

#1 Best Business Climate
2023 State Rankings
Top 5 Outdoor Recreation
2023 State Rankings
Top 10 Best Business Climate (Small): Cheyenne
2023 Metro Rankings

From the July / August 2023 issue of Business Facilities

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