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The North Dakota Department of Commerce is the lead agency charged with growing our state and improving the quality of life for our people. Our four divisions - Tourism, Economic Development, Workforce Development and Community Services - and our relocation effort - ExperienceNDcurrently provide programs and services to support business, workforce and community development in partnership with local leaders.


We lead the efforts to attract, retain and expand wealth and improve the quality of life for the people of North Dakota.

Target Industries

  • Value-Added Agriculture
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Technology-Based Business
  • Tourism
  • Energy
 Commerce also focuses on developing select areas within these targeted industries, such as:
  • Aerospace (Unmanned Systems)
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioenergy
  • AgriTourism
North Dakota Department of Commerce
1600 E. Century Ave., Suite 2
PO Box 2057
Bismarck, ND 58503 | 701.328.5300

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