Building awareness of the needs that existing employers have, and developing policies and mechanisms to support local business and industry, is a must. Local companies are, by far, the largest and most reliable source for creating new jobs. As a result, it is critical that the City of Huntsville and area partners understand how local issues affect the competitiveness of area employers.
Strengthen dialogue between the City of Huntsville and area employers to better understand their businesses and their needs.
Ensure that local businesses are aware of community resources available to them.
Establish a formal incentives policy that recognizes the value of existing businesses in Huntsville.