Economic Development

Manatee County encourages business growth, good jobs and community prosperity. Whether you are an existing or potential business, resident or visitor, see what attracts business and people to Manatee County, and the many ways we are at your service. 


  • Karen Stewart, Economic Development Official
  • (941) 748-4501 ext. 6832
  • Email Us


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Manatee County asks local business owners to register AED locations online
August 27, 2019
Manatee County is asking local business owners to help complete an online directory of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in public locations throughout the county.Read More


Interested in relocating or Expanding your business?

Contact the Bradenton Area EDC

Phone: (941) 803-9038