Economic Development

The Surprise Economic Development team is committed to the constant pursuit of attracting quality jobs and business to Surprise and the Greater Phoenix Area.

View the Economic Development 2019 Annual Report

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    City of Surprise receives five excellence awards from the International Economic Development Council

    The City of Surprise Economic Development Department has been recognized with five Excellence in Economic Development Awards by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). Read more...
  2. Small Business Grants

    Surprise Small Business Relief Grant Deadline Extended to October 30

    The deadline for eligible Surprise small businesses to apply for the Surprise Small Business Relief Grant has been extended from October 16th to October 30th. Funds are still available for emergency financial relief, and all eligible Surprise businesses Read more...
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    Virtual Surprise Business Roundtable with Mayor Hall & Local Business Leaders

    You’re invited to watch a virtual business roundtable with Mayor Skip Hall and a group of local business leaders as they discuss issues and ideas for growing and maintaining a business-friendly community. Read more...
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Virtual Local Business Town Hall

Video Resources

Job Seeker Assistance
8 Tips for Business Survival
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Navigating the Lending Landscape
Small Business Marketing Tools
Practical Considerations for Reopening
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PPP Flexibility Act