Business organizations in the Black Hills are currently seeking to draw companies in the motorcycle industry to the region. According to the Rapid City Journal article, the groups, including Rapid City Economic Development Partnership and the Rushmore Region Alliance, tout having an association to the Sturgis Rally as being a selling point in the indusry as well as the state's business-friendly taxes and regulations being a draw as well. Several motorcycle businesses have relocated to the area, bringing job opportunities with them, while others are looking into doing the same.
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