The municipal business development agencies are the on-site contact persons. These agencies can be thought of as interface between economic and municipal interests.

The Chambers of Industry and Commerce represent as self-dependent public corporation of economic self-government the interests of their associated companies towards municipalities, the federal state government as well as towards politics and general public. The sovereign tasks of the Chambers of Crafts, conferred by the State, include among other things the representation of interests of crafts and promotion of trades.