The City of Lompoc Economic Development Division is here to assist you with your business needs. Encouraging and promoting business development in Lompoc as well advocating for community growth and success are key priorities for the Economic Development Division in Lompoc. Economic Development staff focuses on business attraction, retention and expansion and offers the following for businesses:
- Site Selection Assistance
- Business Visitation Program
- Broker’s Breakfast Program
- Business Recruitment
- Economic Development Loan Program
- Electric Utility Business Incentive Rebate Program
- Economic Development Incentive Rate
- Information on financing resources and training
- Workforce Recruitment Referral
The EDC has partnered with Allan Hancock College, LUSD, The County of SB and the Chamber of Commerce to host the first Pathways to Preparedness Summit. The summit targeted business owners, leaders in education, and folks interested in workforce development to come together to highlight and build pathways for students to transition successfully from the classroom to the workplace.
The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) recently awarded the EDC and the City of Lompoc an Award of Merit for the Pathways to Preparedness education summit held in September 2017. This award was given in the economic development partnerships category which honors development projects between public and private sector that exemplify the spirit of partnership during 2017. Congratulations to the EDC, the City of Lompoc,The Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Bureau, Allan Hancock College, and the Santa Barbara County Workforce Development Board on all of your hard work!
The City of Lompoc is home to a thriving manufacturing industry producing a wide range of high quality products and materials. We are pleased to present this video highlighting and recognizing our local manufacturing industry.
We work closely with the Economic Development Committee, a volunteer group made up of 22 community members, the Lompoc Chamber of Commerce, the hospitality Tourism Business Improvement District Visit Lompoc, Inc, as well as other City departments, brokers, developers, and local business owners.
If you are interested in growing your business in the City of Lompoc, expanding an existing business, or have questions about Economic Development in Lompoc, feel free to contact us at the information listed below, to learn more about opportunities and benefits of locating your business in Lompoc.
- Teresa Gallavan
Economic Development Director / Assistant City Manager
- Jasmine McGinty
Development Programs Specialist