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What We Do


SVED is the only organization in Blaine County that actively searches for and recruits businesses that can thrive in and enhance our economic environment.

We serve as the referral point for relocations from the Idaho Department of Commerce, collaborate with other statewide economic development organizations, and conduct focused recruiting activities at trade shows and other events.

Retain & Grow

SVED supports existing businesses by providing resources like education, funding and consulting.

When a business needs resources beyond our staffs’ expertise, we can connect them with the appropriate resources or intellectual capital to suit their particular need.


SVED provides a conduit for the business community to speak with one powerful voice on matters effecting Sun Valley area businesses.

Our approach is to focus on the economic facts and policy implications of critical issues and lead discussion through rational and civil dialogue with decision makers


SVED has substantial analysis capabilities and experience.

We specialize in Economic Impact Analyses for projects, businesses and events. We can advise and consult on strategical and operational issues for your business.

Our annual Economic Profiles are recognized as best in class publications used by business leaders in the banking, hospitality and other business sectors.