Help exisiting knowledge-based businesses grow, thereby creating jobs for college and university graduates.


Facilitate the creation of 1,000 new jobs for college and university graduates and increase the average weekly wages through Economic Development and Business Expansion Initiatives.

Measure job growth and increase average weekly wages.

Create awareness throughout the community of the wage and employment trends and increase the level of interest, understanding and importance for growing knowledge-based businesses and jobs.

History of the Program

Opportunity Central grew out of the Chamber's Targeted Business Expansion Committee and soon became a full blown effort to create a smarter community.