Who To Talk To

Who To Talk To

Call Howard County Business & Tourism (HCBT) and speak with Jason Passmore; Executive Director, Spiff Slifka; Development Coordinator, or Hillary Zidlicky; Event Coordinator for more information and become an Associate Member today.

101 2nd Ave SW
Cresco, Iowa 52136

HCBT has four divisions; Howard County Economic Development (HCED), Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce (CACC), and Cresco Industrial Development Corporation (CIDC), and Howard County Tourism.

Our mission is to develop and grow new and existing businesses, promote community involvement, encourage business alliances, and advance and increase tourism.

Our Office can also assist you in the following:
Available building space to buy or rent
Connecting you with Local Lenders in the county
Industrial Park Information
Howard County Funding Opportunities
Tourism Events and Activities
Membership Advantages
Business and Entrepreneur workshops and seminars
Business Plans
Enhanced website profiles and visibility
Local, regional, and state resources
and much, much more!

Northeast Iowa Community College Cresco Center (NICC Cresco Center) provides economic development and training services.
link to NICC Cresco Center