Dąbrowa Górnicza is an important centre of the Association of Upper Silesia, which gathers thirteen adjacent cities. The advantage of Dąbrowa Górnicza is extremely favorable location in the southern Poland, on the intersection of two roads DK 94 (Krakow-Wroclaw) and DK 1 (Cieszyn-Gdańsk), providing easy access to the markets in Poland and the Czech Republic North Moravia. At a distance of approx. 20 km from the town border is Katowice International Airport in Pyrzowice, where easy and quick access provides dual carriageway.
The economy of Dąbrowa Górnicza largely determines the activity of the 18 largest companies, employing over 250 employees. The second group comprises 119 companies employing between 50 and 250 employees. 150 companies are companies with foreign capital (including Indian, French, Italian, Swiss, German, Belgian, Austrian, Spanish, Chinese) and a well-known brand in the world.
Coke iron and steel industry are still leading main role but for more than 10 years strongly indicates the presence of construction companies, manufacturers of glass, automotive, plastics processing, electronic and medical industry. Due to a favorable location of the city and the presence of transshipment terminal in Sławków, which allows easy transport of goods by rail to Ukraine and Russia and Asia, Dąbrowa Górnicza marks its presence on the map of important logistics centres. Shared service centres and Wipro ArcelorMittal SSC opened in Dąbrowa emphasize the existing potential for outsourcing services.
City with attractive investment areas and the human resources, gives great opportunities to develop business. Dąbrowa Górnicza as a city gives priority to those that foster economic revival, innovative companies, environmentally friendly technologies and innovative initiatives in the field of recreation and tourism.
187 hectares are covered by the investment offer of Katowice Special Economic Zone - Subzone Sosnowiec-Dabrowska. Entrepreneurs who decide to promote investment in the areas located in the area can expect special incentives. Moreover, individual and professional approach to investor needs provides a comprehensive and efficient service.
860 hectares 4 Dąbrowa lakes, 4,100 hectares of forest and 180 hectares of parks; modern facilities: Aqua Park, a sports and entertainment hall, Center for Summer and Water Sports; system of bicycle paths and trails and natural attractions in Europe only Błędowska Desert make the city capital of recreation in Silesian region. Cultural offer provides Basin historic Palace of Culture and the Museum of the City Sztygarka Practice Mine, which is one of the attractions Monuments Route of the Silesian province.