Thinking of starting or expanding a business in the Pennsylvania Wilds that is connected to tourism or relates to outdoor products or services? Have questions on first steps, funding or how to tie into regional marketing and branding efforts? The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship is here to help!
We’re the point of contact for The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania and PA Wilds Licensing Program, two of our in-house business development programs. Our organization also consults with creative entrepreneurs one-on-one to connect them to lenders, technical assistance providers, other entrepreneurs, public lands managers, marketers and other resources they need to start or grow their business.
$1.7 Billion – Annual Visitor Spending in the Pennsylvania Wilds region.
The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship is a proud member of the PA Department of Community & Economic Development’s PREP service provider network, collaborating with many other organizations to get entrepreneurs the answers they need quickly. We also work closely with the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, which manages much of the public land in the Pennsylvania Wilds and is a key partner in helping grow our region’s nature and heritage tourism industry.
Our services are free. Contact us today!
- I want to learn more about how to use the The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania to grow my business.
- I want to learn more about how to grow my business using the PA Wilds Licensing Program.
- I am interested in learning more about grant, loan and technical assistance programs available for a business startup or expansion.