For businesses

Economic Development – Winona Port Authority

The Port Authority serves as the economic development arm of the City of Winona and in addition, fosters the waterborne transportation by operation of a dock and fleeting in the commercial harbor. At the Port Authority’s website you’ll find information about Winona’s workforce as well as business assistance information (i.e. financing, loan programs, and site selection):

Winona Port Authority

Winona Area Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Winona Chamber of Commerce is to provide value to chamber members through business advocacy, training, economic development and the support of tourism. At the Chamber’s website you’ll find information about local businesses, relocating to Winona, and Chamber related programs and events among other general business information:

Winona Chamber

Business Development/Assistance – Winona Workforce Center

Among its many services, the Winona Workforce Center provides assistance for those looking to start a business in Winona. At the Workforce Center’s website you’ll find direct links to business and workforce development specialists, information on finding workers, and a wealth of data on economic information:

Winona Workforce Center

Online Business Development/Assistance – Digital Perch Website

This website is maintained through a partnership between the Winona Workforce Center and Southeast Technical College. The website offers resources for entrepreneurs interested in starting a small business – specifically focused on the Winona area:

Digital Perch