• Business Resources

  • Amy Pemberton joined North Platte Area Chamber and Development as Office Manager and Events Coordinator.  Previously, she was Marketing/Sales Assistant and Community Outreach Coordinator for Gray Television handling and preparing community events, fundraisers and promotions.  Her previous professional experience includes Real Estate Broker in the state of Indiana where she listed and sold properties but specialized in assisting banks with foreclosures and helping to preserve the community.  After relocating from Indiana to Colorado, she worked as Planner for Grand County Planning & Zoning working with developers and community, in the growth and development of Grand County, building resorts, subdivisions, residential homes, and businesses.

    Amy brings additional experiences in office management, mentoring, advocacy, law enforcement and legal.  She is passionate about quality experiences and meeting the needs and goals of the community.  She brings strong communication skills, strategic planning, research, development and promotion of new projects and ideas.  Amy has two associate degrees, one in business administration and one in marketing.  She is working towards completion of a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a Business Minor, through Chadron State College.  Amy lives by making a difference and making it count!

  • Local Incentives

    The North Platte Area Chamber & Development Corporation is committed to the retention, expansion and attraction of preferred employers that offer good quality jobs in Lincoln County. Incentives are available to help businesses that meet the requirements of that commitment.

     Local Incentives

     Quality Growth Fund (The Plan) 

     Quality Growth Fund (Application)


    Shot in the Arm Phase II Housing Incentive (application) 

    State Incentives

    The Nebraska Advantage package was designed to create a business climate that makes Nebraska the preferred location for starting and growing your business. The Nebraska Advantage rewards businesses that invest in the state and hire Nebraskans. In this progressive, pro-business tax climate, corporate income and sales taxes are reduced or virtually eliminated.

    Additional information on the State Tax Incentives


    Job Training Services & Incentives

    Nebraska Customized Job Training Program

    • Provides State training assistance on a reimbursement basis for projects that create new jobs and offer an opportunity for economic development in Nebraska
    • Eligible activities may include, but are not limited to, manufacturing, processing, warehousing/distribution, data processing and headquarter locations
    • Training assistance targeted for full-time production positions
    • Eligible costs may include instructor fees, books, materials and limited on-the-job training
    • Positions created must offer salaries that meet or exceed the local average wage for similar posibitons with a competitive benefits package
    • Typical reimbursement is $250 TO $1,000 per job

    Mid-Plains Community College Career Assessment and Training Center

    • National-known assessment center assists private business in identifying necessary skill sets for selected positions
    • Pre-testing of applicants is available for a nominal fee
    • Negotiable rate structure available for specific employee training programs conducted at the College or on-site at a business
    • Listing of current and past satisfied clients is readily available


    Additional Resources

    City of North Platte
    NE Department of Economic Development
    NPPD - Economic Development
    State of Nebraska
    Nebraska Department of Labor

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