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Eastgate Regional Council of Governments  
Promotes cooperative regional efforts of public sector activities for Mahoning and Trumbull Counties.

Mahoning County Auditor - Vendor's License
The Mahoning County Auditor's link provides information on the vendor's license requirements for county businesses.

Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation
Since 1979 the Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation, a non-profit organization, has been dedicated to the economic growth and vitality of our area. MVEDC provides "technical procurement for various federal government agencies plus technical assistance for companies and lenders." In addition it owns and develops two industrial parks, and also owns an industrial railroad that serves Warren industries.

Mahoning Valley Technical Procurement Center (MVTPC) 
Assists local small businesses in identifying and securing federal, state and local government contracts, and sub-contracting opportunities.

OhioMeansJobs is the online self-service database for employers and job seekers in Ohio. Search for job listings compiled from state, local and national job boards, post a resume, and find career information via this website.

OhioMeansJobs Mahoning County
OhioMeansJobs Mahoning County centers can provide assistance for those looking for a job and for companies looking for employees.  It is a collaborative partnership that brings many organizations, services and programs together so that only one stop is needed to take advantage of the help available.

SCORE/Youngstown Area 
SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business , an organization under the umbrella of the Small Business Administration, is comprised of counselors who assist those who aspire to own a business or who already operate one. The local chapter recently celebrated 39 years of service to our area. Be sure to visit its website. 

Traffic Counts 
Do you need traffic count information for your business or marketing plan? Are you considering a location for a business opportunity? Check out the Eastgate Traffic Count database for Mahoning and Trumbull counties. There is also a link to the State of Ohio’s Department of Transportation traffic count data by county, via the department’s traffic survey reports and traffic survey flow maps. 

Youngstown Business Incubator  
Organization whose focus is the formation and growth of technology-based businesses in the Mahoning Valley 

Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce  
Local association that promotes the economic growth of the Mahoning Valley.