Existing Industry

The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce is here to help member businesses grow and prosper. Backed by our Partners for Growth program, Mobile’s economic development efforts through expansion over the past decade have garnered $1.7 billion in capital investment and more than 17,400 jobs with an average annual salary of $54,000. Mobile is ranked one of the nation’s best places to live and grow a business. The low cost of doing business, diverse business base, availability of professional and skilled workforce, intermodal transportation hub and quality lifestyle continue to attract people and business.


Business First is a Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Program designed to assist Chamber members with identifying their company’s immediate needs, challenges, future plans, and opportunities aimed to increase economic development. Business First is a program that seeks to promote value, foster growth and engage businesses through networking events.