The North Dakota Department of Commerce works to improve the quality of life for North Dakota citizens by leading efforts to attract, retain and expand wealth. Commerce serves businesses and communities statewide through committed people and partners who offer valuable programs and dynamic services.

Commerce assists our citizens to live, work, do business and play in North Dakota.

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Please reference each of our divisional contacts: 

Administration, Community Services, ED&F, Strategy & Transformation, Tourism/Marketing, Workforce or you can also call 701-328-5300.


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2022 Main Street Summit

Monday, October 24, 2022 at 04:00 pm - Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 05:00 pm

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Recent NewsView All News

LIFT Committee awards $1M to two companies in July

North Dakota Development Fund approves $1.3M for Q2 2022

Commerce announces opening of CDBG pre-application period

LIFT Committee awards $748K to one company in May

Burgum, Main Street Initiative team visit Minot

North Dakota Tourism had record-breaking year in 2021

Governor’s Travel and Tourism Award winners announced

LIFT Committee awards $1.5M to two companies in March

Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Mayville

North Dakota Tourism releases new travel guide

LIFT Committee awards $750,000 to two companies in February

Four North Dakota towns perfect for a cozy winter getaway

Commercial Bee Supply launches new location in Hettinger

LIFT Committee awards $250,000 to Thaea LLC

Made in North Dakota makes the perfect gift

Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Underwood

Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Velva

LIFT Committee awards $750,000 to Access Point Technologies EP

Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Minot

Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Wishek

Honoring Native American Heritage Month in North Dakota

LIFT Committee awards $3.8 million to four companies

$1 million awarded to five projects supporting tourism

2021 North Dakota Governors Photo Contest Winners

North Dakota’s Border-to-border tour

2021 Main Street Awards announced

Explore North Dakota’s Hi-Line Highway

Commerce renews Renaissance Zone for Williston

Bowman County selected for Artists on Main Street

Missouri River Valley and beyond

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