Chad Odom Wharton Economic Development Commission 979-532-0999
Wharton Economic Development | 1944 North Fulton | Wharton, TX 77488 | Email: | Office: 979-532-0999 | Toll Free: 866-532-0999 | Fax: 979-532-5257
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Our Partners

Bigger on serving your needs: The multiplier effect of partnerships.

For what you need, when you need it, Wharton is where you need to be. Our regional alliances and partnerships bolster our ability to serve your interests and needs through a network of support resources that extend our influence and expand our capabilities. For example, our work with the neighboring El Campo EDC in business retention and expansion is strengthening the entire region even as it is powering growth right here in Wharton.

In your Wharton, your business enjoys the support of alliances and partnerships including:

  • Wharton Chamber of Commerce: With more than 350 members, the Wharton Chamber is sized for service, making this area a better place to work and live.
  • City of Wharton: Enjoy mighty municipal benefits rooted in personal service and a genuine small-town commitment to your success.
  • Greater Houston Partnership: A regional powerhouse and a global champion, the Greater Houston Partnership is driving regional growth and steering more benefits this way.
  • Texas Economic Development Commission (TEDC)When we say, “Texas is wide open for business,” we mean it, and the TEDC means business when it comes to industrial support.
  • Work Force Solutions: In 2016, this powerful public workforce system helped 25,000 employers fill more than 200,000 openings, while providing strategic advice on human resources issues.
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC): The University of Houston SBDC maintains an office presence right here in Wharton, making strategic consultation services not just smart, but convenient for small business looking for big success.
  • El Campo EDC: Our El Campo partnership shows how good neighbors make good business even better.
  • El Campo Chamber of Commerce: Another strategic partnership adding strength to Wharton support.
Wharton EDC Newsletter | January 2021

Jan. 25, 2021 - The second volume of the Wharton Economic Development Newsletter is here! Learn about national and local funding opportunities,...  READ MORE

Wharton EDC Newsletter | November 2020

Nov. 23, 2020 - On November 18, 2020, Wharton EDC released the first edition of the Wharton Economic Development Newsletter. Wharton Economic Development Corporation...  READ MORE

Connected Nation’s Broadband Survey Could Bring Better Internet Coverage to Wharton County

Oct. 21, 2020 - Wharton Economic Development is working to understand Wharton County's internet coverage needs to inform an action plan....  READ MORE


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