Getting Started

FloridaWest Is Your Partner For Success

Whether you are a start-up entrepreneur, emerging stage-two business, high-growth company or a mature expanding enterprise, we want to assist you with growing your business right here in the Greater Pensacola area. We work closely with local, regional, statewide and national partners in helping to assemble a customized set of resources to fit your needs.

Small Business Assistance

Florida has an extensive network of resources ready to assist small businesses in accessing capital, entering new markets, and creating revenue growth and job creation.


Entrepreneurial Strategy

FloridaWest supports entrepreneurial initiatives as an economic development strategy throughout the region. This is done through partnerships with governmental entities, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and the business community.


International Business Assistance

FloridaWest works with Enterprise Florida’s International Trade and Development division, the Florida Small Business Development Center, as well as the U.S. Department of Commerce, to provide services to regional companies looking to showcase their products on an international scale.