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“On behalf of the Marion Business Association, I welcome you to Marion and thank you for taking the time to learn more about our City. Marion is a wonderful City that lives up to our motto, “Where Main Street Meets the Mountains.”

We are a growing community that enjoys a good quality of life, excellent services, safe streets and neighborhoods, great amenities and ample shopping opportunities.

Marion Business Association is the place for information about starting a business, enjoying a festival or concert or visiting the Marion Tailgate Market.
I urge you to visit Marion, a great place to live, work, shop and play. ” Mayor Steve Little


As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Marion Buesiness Association is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic evelopment. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance

as outlined by the National Main Street Center.

Marion is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street and Rural Planning Center. Marion Business Association, Inc.  is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency.


So you are thinking about starting a new business!  Congratulations!!  There are many resources to assist a new business and we are honored to assist you.

Running your own business is exciting and sometimes overwhelming and we want to make it as painless as possible.  We can assist with a business plan, which is a road map for your business; tax information; legal references; financial planning and many other details that are required to make your new business a success.

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