The Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) is the state’s lead economic development organization. Led by Director Bernice Whaley, we serve as a one-stop for business start-ups, relocations or expansions.

We have the experience, resources and connections to help your business succeed in Delaware. We’re here to help, so please contact us when you’re ready to talk!

Delaware Economic Development Office

The Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) is responsible for attracting new business and investment to the First State, for promoting the expansion of existing industry, for assisting small and minority-owned businesses, for promoting and developing tourism, and for creating new and improved employment opportunities for all citizens in Delaware.

Government agencies work collaboratively to get businesses the resources they need. We offer easy access to elected officials from City Hall to Legislative Hall. And, business leaders are valued partners.

This website has helpful information about the benefits of doing business in Delaware, but don’t stop here. When you’re ready for help with your decision, contact our business experts and we’ll connect you with resources to achieve success in Delaware. We’re here to help! Join us. Experience the advantage of the right place, right size.