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Doing Business in Allentown

Opening a Business

Sometimes, opening a business in a new City can be overwhelming. Good news! In the City of Allentown, you have professional business ambassadors to walk you through every step of the process! Contact the business development department at 610.437.7610 to initiate your guided tour. A visual roadmapis available.

Mobile Food Vendors   Mobile Food Truck

Calling all foodie entrepreneurs!  According to market research, mobile food vending represents a $1 billion industry in the United States, employing over 35,000 people. Thanks to the progressive development of downtown Allentown, we are a budding business hub for food truck vendors. We support healthy, entrepreneurial, reputable, licensed mobile food vendors within the City Limits. In order to become a viable food vendor in the City of Allentown, please contact the Allentown Health Bureau at 610.437.7599.

Business Retention and Expansion

Yes, we call on business here. We want to help you and make sure you are happy as a business in Allentown. Through collaboration with many local, regional, state, and private partnerships, the City of Allentown is poised to help your business grow in Allentown. Contact the business development office at 610.439.5964 to discuss your business needs or arrange for a personal appointment.

Procurement and Purchasing

The City of Allentown is interested in working with vendors to support City services and operations. Download the vendor packet and vendor information form, or view advertisements for Invitations to Bid and Requests for Proposals here.