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About the Department
 of Commerce

As the state’s lead economic development agency, the Kansas Department of Commerce strives to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve prosperity in Kansas.

About Us


The Kansas Department of Commerce provides businesses in Kansas or those who want to move to Kansas the resources, services and knowledge they need to be successful. 

From tax incentives and workforce training to research services and export assistance, the Department leverages a broad set of resources to help businesses thrive in the Sunflower State. 

Whatever your business needs, we look forward to helping you. All you need to do is contact us to get started!

  • Business Locations & Relocation Services
  • Workforce Training
  • Export Assistance
  • Greenfields & Brownfields
  • Business Intelligence & Market Research
  • Business-to-Business Matchmaking
  • Comprehensive Roadmaps for Business Expansion
  • A Variety of Economic Incentives
  • Small Business Assistance & Entrepreneurial Services

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The Division of Business and Community Development strives to improve the Kansas economy through the creation and retention of jobs and capital investment, as well as improving the quality of life in our state's communities, particularly in rural areas of Kansas. Learn more here.

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The Kansas Department of Commerce also includes two commissions, which were created by the Kansas Legislature.

  • Athletic Commission 
    The Kansas Athletic Commission administers laws and regulations governing regulated sports and wrestling, assisting in the promotion of sporting events in our state and ensuring health and safety, as well as fair and competitive competition. Learn more here.
  • Creative Arts Industries Commission 
    The Creative Arts Industries Commission is dedicated to measuring, promoting, supporting and expanding the creative industries to grow the state's economy and create creative industry-related jobs. Learn more here.

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The Kansas Department of Commerce provides support to the Governor's Council of Economic Advisors, which serves the citizens of Kansas by providing economic insights to the governor. Learn more here.

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The Kansas Department of Commerce administers the KANSASWORKS workforce system, which links businesses, job seekers, educational institutions and training providers to ensure the state's workforce is equipped to meet industry needs. The division helps both businesses and employees, including military veterans. Learn more here.

Contact Us

  1. To get help expanding or relocating a business in Kansas, contact the Kansas Department of Commerce or call (785) 296-5298.

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