Idaho Business Resource Center

Zions Bank provides a small business resource center with business financial calculators and free tips and advice for businesses.

Idaho Business Resource Center

Visit the Idaho Zions® Business Resource Center

Utah and Idaho Remain Near the Top of States Where to Start a Business. Here's Why.

The Idaho Zions® Business Resource Center helps aspiring, new or existing business owners start, expand and finance business ventures with the knowledge, tools and guidance needed to succeed. Experienced staff deliver hands-on group workshops and trainings as well as customized one-on-one counseling. Plus, you get access to local resources and industry experts through an the Center's extensive network of professionals.

Services are complimentary and available to the public regardless of where you bank.

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Call or email to make an appointment or register for a training workshop today.

Idaho Business Resource Center


800 W Main Street, Suite 600
Boise, ID 83702

Training Workshops

Find a complete listing of workshops to help start and grow business hosted by the Boise Zions Business Resource Center in the Boise area.


Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Complimentary Services Available

  • Brainstorming
  • Break-even analysis guidance
  • Business plan advice and suggestions
  • Cash flow and profit-explanation and review
  • Coaching on how to present your loan package to your banker
  • Contingency planning
  • Creating systems, forms and surveys
  • Customized business analysis and solutions
  • Customized business plan guidance
  • Customized financial projection assistance
  • Developing and implementing systems, processes and procedures
  • Elevator pitch coaching
  • Financial statement explanation
  • Homework assignments to create client accountability
  • Identify cash flow problems
  • Identify marketing issues
  • Loan packaging
  • Lists of resources for client business
  • Marketing research analysis assistance
  • Press release writing assistance
  • Referrals to lenders, CPAs, attorneys and other resource partners as needed
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Sales call preparation consulting
  • Script writing assistance
  • Social media training
  • Special event planning guidance
  • Unique selling proposition consulting
  • Web site copy review and advice