The Office of Business Liaison (OBL) is the primary point of contact between the business community and the Office of the Secretary at the Department of Commerce. Our office also liaises with the 12 bureaus of Department of Commerce to keep a pulse on business engagement across the department. Our mission is to represent private sector interests through strategic engagement on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce.
What We Do
- Build pro-active, responsive relationships with the business community.
- Provide a feedback loop that informs the Secretary, the Department and Administration officials on the critical issues facing the business community.
- Connect businesses with Commerce experts, resources, policies and programs.
- Conduct outreach to the business community including arranging meetings and briefings with Department officials.