Whether you're looking for growth support, help with relocating, or just general counseling, each region has a dedicated organization helping businesses grow and attracting new businesses to our state. -From the Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development (EOHED)
Looking for new, well-qualified employees? Massachusetts' Career Centers can assist your company with the recruiting, screening, and training of new staff. -From the Executive Office of Labor & Workforce Development (EOLWD)
Not everyone can fit counseling and live courses into their schedule. Not to worry - the U.S. Small Business Administration provides a wealth of free, online video courses to help you educate yourself - quickly - on important topics. -From the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Many businesses find success in selling products and services directly to the government. To become certified to do business with the state and for advice on being more competitive in the government marketplace, click here. -From the Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Interested in doing business with the government? The Executive Office for Administration & Finance provides courses to help you become educated on government procurement and in gearing your business for selling to the state. -From the Executive Office for Administration & Finance (EOANF)
Need help with the technical aspects of doing business with the state or federal government? Don't go it alone - click here to find a technical assistance center near you that's focused on bridging the gap between independent businesses and government. -From the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance (APTAC) in Massachusetts
Finding the best location for your business is important. But the process can be overwhelming, too. Whether you're looking for a site for the first time or are in the process of relocating, our MassEcon resource can help you find, purchase, and move to a new location quickly and efficiently. -From MassEcon (Mass Alliance for Economic Development)
Assistance for businesses affected by Marathon bombings
The Small Business Administration has announced that disaster loans are available for businesses in Suffolk, Essex, Middlesex and Norfolk Counties that were impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013.
Business owners and employees who need them can find links to resources and information from the City of Boston for coping with trauma, getting legal assistance, answers to common employment and wage questions, and help dealing with insurance issues.