The Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce is committed to growing and enhancing our local business community.

New and established businesses in the area benefit from an abundance of business resources designed to help you thrive in our economy.

Better Business Bureau

The BBB is a private nonprofit organization that provides the public with information on businesses and helps resolve consumer complaints. The BBB of Central and South Alabama serves over 4,100 accredited businesses in 50 counties.

Alabama Small Business Development Center

The Alabama SBDC network is a statewide program that specializes in one-on-one business advising and educational training for small businesses. With more than 30 business consultants statewide, they can provide management and technical assistance to new and existing entrepreneurs.

U.S. Small Business Administration

The SBA is a U.S. government agency that serves, supports, and protects the interests of small businesses and entrepreneurs. They provide tools and resources in the areas of financing, education, advocacy, and contracts.


SCORE is a national nonprofit agency that helps small businesses succeed through mentoring and education. Their network of expert volunteer mentors provides free counseling and advice, seminars and workshops, and a vast library of business resources and tools.

Hatch Fairhope

Hatch Fairhope is a business resource hub for technology-based entrepreneurs in Baldwin County. They provide services to tech-based startups and offer a place for emerging businesses to grow, collaborate and succeed.

Baldwin County Sales & Use Tax

The Baldwin County Sales & Use Tax Department is responsible for the collection of various county taxes required of local businesses. Their website provides E-File options, tax information, and other resources regarding tax requirements.

Baldwin County Business Licensing

Access resources and downloadable forms to apply, renew, or amend a Baldwin County Business License.

Baldwin County Planning & Zoning

The Baldwin County Planning & Zoning Department oversees the county’s growth management activities. View Ordinances and Regulations, download Permit Applications, review Planning District Maps, and more.

Alabama Retail Association

The Alabama Retail Association represents over 4,300 members and 6,000 locations statewide. They advocate for retail-friendly legislation and provide members with industry resources and benefits like workers’ compensation insurance and discounted shipping.