The Greater Sacramento Economic Council is the region’s leading economic development organization in the state capital of California. Whether a company is looking to relocate, expand or build, our experts are ready to assist them navigate and identify solutions to meet their business goals. With regional, state and national connections, GSEC ensures companies have a customized and seamless entry into the Greater Sacramento region.

Explore our services:

Site selection assistance


Custom research

Business retention and expansion

Industry consortiums

Talent attraction and development

Diversity and inclusion

PR and marketing

Site selection assistance

Powered by data and expert regional knowledge, the GSEC business development team connects clients with the right location and local decision-makers to ensure ease of entry into the Greater Sacramento region. Our business development team can assist your company or client in selecting the most productive site that meets business needs and creates value through leveraging incentives, reducing operating costs and forecasting return on investment. Our GIS-based sites database tool,, will allow you to do a preliminary search of available properties and explore local data layers such as transportation, utility infrastructure and amenities. Please contact our business development team for a comprehensive overview of all available sites.

State and local incentive identification

Our team can help identify all state and local incentives available and help navigate the application process. GSEC acts as a single point of contact for companies considering expansion in or relocation to our region, leveraging our expertise and existing relationships with state and local jurisdictions, regional workforce training partners, utility service providers and others to help offset market entry and ongoing operational costs.


Custom research and analytics

Backed by the most up-to-date data and software available, GSEC’s research team provides clients with the most accurate information available. Our team creates customized reports to help companies analyze the region, upfront market entry costs and their potential profitability. This includes operational cost comparisons, labor market analysis and more.

Business retention and expansion

GSEC regularly meets with tradable-sector businesses located in Greater Sacramento to ensure their success in the region. The team assists life science, finance, food & agtech, manufacturing, technology and other tradable-sector companies plan for growth and overcome any challenges they may be encountering in the regional business climate. We can help with hiring, marketing and PR, custom research and more. Are you a company in one of the above sectors that may need our assistance? Learn more about our retention and expansion services below.

Advanced industry consortiums

GSEC connects companies in tradable sectors with consortiums focused on leveraging industry expertise to strengthen and grow emerging industry clusters within the Greater Sacramento region. Current consortiums focus on food and ag, fintech and mobility. Members include key regional executives, field experts from academic institutions, industry regulators and more.


Food Scraps

Talent attraction and development

GSEC connects prospective businesses with local staffing agencies, university partners and other business ecosystem representatives to facilitate anonymous discussions regarding their talent, hiring and workforce training needs. Across the region, our partners are committed to assisting in recruitment efforts to allow projects to ramp up quickly, assisting with the following complimentary services:

  • job posting and promotion;
  • hosting of customized recruiting events and career fairs;
  • introductions to workforce training partners
  • and development of custom skilled training partnerships with local educational institutions.

In addition, the organization engages in significant talent attraction marketing and promotion locally, regionally and nationally. For a comprehensive overview of our talent attraction campaign, visit

Diversity and inclusion strategy

Inclusion and equity are essential building blocks to grow a resilient economy and are increasingly critical considerations for companies to ensure their growth and success. Together with its regional partners, GSEC can assist companies to develop a diversity and inclusion strategy to align their corporate mission with action in order to enhance their competitiveness and meet their hiring objectives. Assistance can range from data review & analysis, development of goals and initiatives to diversity, equity and inclusion strategy implementation.

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Public relations and marketing

GSEC’s public relations and marketing teams help new and existing businesses in the region amplify their stories to share their success. Our team provides one-on-one consultations with companies to evaluate the best channels for their messages, including press releases, news stories, social media campaigns and media and ad buys. Our public relations and marketing experts also advise on best practices and strategy, using trends, established relationships and data.

Looking for assistance? Contact our team today.

Contact our team to learn more about how we can help your company succeed.