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Create Here is Calling

Create Here is a once in a lifetime opportunity for small business owners. We’re welcoming serial entrepreneurs and new business owners to Create Here in our communities.

Create Here communities are offering over $10,000 in incentives to small business owners. You’ll find expert business support, in-kind services, and local experts ready to help. We’re going beyond tax breaks to give you the business support you need to succeed in our community. Explore community-specific incentives on our Participating Cities pages.

Our communities are located in the heart of the Ozarks. The friendly Southwest Missouri region is ready to welcome you. You’ll find small-town charm, friendly neighbors, and a growth mindset in our hometowns. Consider making us your new home for your next venture.

The Create Here application is now open. Apply online by June 30, 2019.

Participating Cities

150 years of tenacity and community spirit

2018 Community of the Year, as recognized by Missouri Community Betterment

Cultivating business since 1856

Start your homegrown business in our hometown

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