Business Resources & Support
Whether you are an entrepreneur, existing business, or prospective Campbell County business, Campbell County Economic Progress Authority, Inc. (CCEPA) will work with the County and its partners to connect you to the resources and support that you need.
Business Development Resources
The CCEPA works with, or connects businesses to, a number of partners to assist a business in its development, and keeps a comprehensive inventory of a number of online resources. To view the list, click here.
Economic & Community Development Partners
Campbell County Business, Entrepreneurship and Development Assistance
Campbell County Business Development Corp.: Promotes, stimulates, develops, and advances the business prosperity and economic welfare of Campbell County through loans, investments, and other business transactions.
Campbell Leadership Action Group ("CLAG"): Provides a forum to identify, discuss, and formulate positions on matters affecting the quality of life in Campbell County. On matters where a consensus has been determined, it encourages public officials and community leaders to make informed decisions that positively influence the orderly growth of Campbell County.
Campbell County Farmland Work Group: Improves the economic viability of agriculture, develops local programs and policies to protect our productive farmland, and provides education for the public about the values of farmland.
Regional Existing and Prospective Business Assistance
Tri-County Economic Development (“Tri-ED”): Promotes Boone, Kenton, and Campbell County on a National and International basis, as a location for new or expanding advanced manufacturing projects, professional office projects, and technology oriented clusters. Additionally, it provides assistance to local companies that are expanding their operations and works with local communities to develop resources and infrastructure to support its economic development program.
Southbank Partners: Coordinates community and economic development activity within the Northern Kentucky riverfront cities.
Catalytic Development Funding Corp. of Northern Kentucky: Maintains a revolving fund to spur projects in the urban core cities of Ludlow, Covington, Newport, Bellevue and Dayton.
Entrepreneurship and Business Development
LaunchPad at NKU: Designed to systematically assess the needs and drivers of the region’s medium and large businesses to accelerate growth and competitiveness.
Infrastructure Management Institute at NKU: A collaborative platform between the College of Informatics, global businesses and organizations. The IMI connects knowledgeable faculty, talented students and university resources with its business partners’ real world problems and opportunities.
Small Business Development Center at NKU: Furthers economic development in the region by fostering the creation and growth of viable small enterprises.
Northern Kentucky University- Center for Economic Analysis & Development: Conducts applied business and economic research and provides forecasts and analysis.
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: Connects businesses to important community issues. Helps build stronger communities by staying focused and involved in the top business, social, and community priorities.
Northern Kentucky E-Zone: Provides support program for businesses ranging from start-up entrepreneurs to established companies commercializing a new product, technology or process.
Young Professional Organizations and Connections
Legacy: Encourages young leaders who embrace the principles of meaningful participation, effective citizenship, and extraordinary imagination to unite in an effort to enhance the quality of life and economic well-being in the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati communities.
HYPE: Acts as a single connecting point for YPs, YP organizations, companies and community leaders, creating and connecting efforts to strengthen our YP community.