Greater Bemidji

Minnesota’s Emerging Regional Center

Strike the perfect work-life balance in Bemidji. Make no mistake, Bemidji isn’t a sleepy, rural, up north tourist town. Our region has one of the state’s fastest growing and most vibrant economies. Bemidji has all the regional center amenities to support your business and workforce. We are technology driven and strive to invest for the future. Bemidji has long-term growth potential for new business sectors.

Delta Dental
Greater Bemidji

Your business growth
is unlimited here!

Innovation and investment focused

Business & Growth

Greater Bemidji’s economy is thriving, thanks to a thoughtful, consistent focus on building one of the Upper Midwest’s most high-potential regional centers.

The greater Bemidji market area consists of over 100,000 people….and growing quickly. Bemidji’s workforce is younger and better educated than other regional centers in the upper Midwest. Even better—it is an available workforce! We have a pool of workers ready to meet your talent needs.

Available Workforce
Most advanced all-fiber infrastructure
Technology Focused
Easy Air Travel to Minneapolis
Key Initiatives for Workers
Business Incentives
Well-Educated Young Population

Initiatives & Programs

Minnesota’s Emerging Regional Center

Greater Bemidji has five key focuses: (1) grow, attract & retain talent; (2) supporting entrepreneurs; (3) business expansion & advocacy; (4) promote region; and (5) pursue bold ideas. The following initiatives are examples of the “out-of-the-box” work Greater Bemidji is willing to do to support new and expanding businesses in the region. To learn more, click on the initiative below.

Your Opportunity Awaits!

Welcome to Bemidji, capital of Minnesota’s beautiful north woods! Come see our unlimited opportunity and outstanding quality of life. We are a friendly, family community with rich tradition.

Bemidji has top-tier higher education, outstanding K-12 schools, a major health care center, convenient air service, fine dining, and a vibrant arts scene. Bemidji is also a four-season destination for world-class hunting, fishing, bicycling, boating and snow sports.

Bemidji is family focused
Top-tier higher education & K-12 schools
Lower cost of living
Pristine lakes and deep forests
Variety of career opportunities
Vibrant art scene
Family kayaking
Greater Bemidji

You can have the perfect
work-life balance!

Enjoy where you live & work

Developments & Partnerships

Visit Bemidji

Visit Bemidji- One Step Further

Bemidji Downtown Alliance

Bemidji Downtown Alliance

Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber or Commerce