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Bemidji’s economy is thriving, thanks to a thoughtful, consistent focus on building one of the Upper Midwest’s most high-potential regional centers.

The ingredients for success are strategically aligned: a talented labor force, welcoming community, and incentives and supports to help entrepreneurs and companies, large and small. The outdoor lifestyle offers something for everyone, and its hospital, university and full-service airport set it apart from other communities.

Continued growth in population, retail and services are self-reinforcing, and hotel construction is fueling gains in entertainment and conventions at the Sanford Center arena and conference center.

Innovation and investment are crucial. Paul Bunyan Communications is establishing one of the nation’s largest Gigabit networks. In downtown Bemidji, community partners converted the 114-year-old landmark Mayflower Building into a fully wired center for entrepreneurs, workforce development professionals and regional businesses.

Greater Bemidji, the region’s driver for business growth and recruitment, joins with the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce, local government, Bemidji State University and major employers and organizations join together to make a compelling case for Bemidji as a place to invest and expand.

Contact Dave Hengel at Greater Bemidji (218-444-5757, to learn more about all that the Bemidji region has to offer your business and your employees.