The BDBMC maintains strategic partnerships and close relationships with organizations that support our mission. These partnerships begin with local organizations and extend to regional, statewide and federal agencies and allow us to quickly respond to the needs of or existing and prospective businesses.


Local Partnerships:

Stuart / Martin Chamber of Commerce

Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce

Palm City Chamber of Commerce

Indiantown Chamber of Commerce

Indian River State College

Economic Council of Martin County

CareerSource Research Coast

Realtors Association of Martin County

Treasure Coast Builders Association

Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council 

Treasure Coast SCORE

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council

Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association

Small Business Administration 


Small Business Development Center

With a local office in Stuart Florida. The BDBMC, in partnership with Indian River State College (IRSC), ensured a dedicated presence of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Martin County. The SBDC is a resource of the U.S. Small Business Administration and member of the state-wide network of centers. The SBDC provides one-on-one counseling in a variety of topics including business plan development, general management, funding resources, financial planning, acquisition and liquidations, recordkeeping, marketing and sales.

Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center

Easily locate local, regional, state and global resources for starting, relocating or expanding your business.


Local Governments 

The BDBMC acts as a business advocate with elected officials and employees of the County and City throughout the County Administrator's office, Growth Management, Planning & Zoning, Engineering, Public Works and other departments.





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