Small Business Development Center
Business Services in Fall River, MA
A partnership program with the U. S. Small Business Administration and the Massachusetts Department of Business Development under cooperative agreement 0-603001-Z-0022-30 through the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management. SBDCs are a program supported by SBA and extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of any external parties or activities. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance by calling the State Office at.
Small Business Development Center
read moreTo protect the health and safety of our clients and employees, until further notice, MSBDC advising is being offered virtually. We are committed to supporting entrepreneurs during these challenging times. One-on-one confidential business advising continues. Staff are available to assist you via email, phone, or video conference. Successful entrepreneurs continually seek ways to improve the management and operation of their business, often seeking outside advice to help with particular challenges.
read moreEach year, over 4,500 small businesses benefit from the advising and educational programs offered by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) Network. The MSBDC is the leader in providing small business owners and entrepreneurs in Massachusetts with the tools and guidance needed to become successful in today's challenging economic climate. We provide free and confidential one-to-one business advice to prospective and existing small businesses focusing on, business growth and strategies, financing and loan assistance as well as strategic, marketing and operational analysis.
read moreThe Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) Network provides free and confidential business advising, technical assistance and low-cost training programs to prospective and existing small businesses throughout the Commonwealth. With multiple locations across the state, there is an MSBDC advisory or satellite office located within 30 minutes of any potential client in the state. The MSBDC provides specialized services in the areas of capital formation, international trade, SBIR and procurement technical assistance which further augment services.
read moreProcurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) business specialists are dedicated to providing assistance in bidding, managing and performing on government contracts. Much of the counseling is performed at the client's firm location, making the technical support delivery available in a timely and cost-effective manner. Clients receive an understanding of contracting requirements and the know-how to obtain and successfully perform federal, state and local government contracts. Small businesses headquartered in Massachusetts and in business for at least two years can subscribe to a free bid-matching service informing them of bidding opportunities (when electronically available) matching their specific product and/or service profiles.
MA Export Center
read moreRecognizing the need to make export services easily accessible to companies of all sizes, the Massachusetts Export Center was established to serve as the state's one-stop resource for export assistance. The Massachusetts Export Center offers a full range of targeted, customized services to Massachusetts businesses at any stage in the export process. Whether you are a small business just thinking about exporting or an experienced exporter, the Massachusetts Export Center stands ready to help with services suited to your needs!
read morePlease note that business advisors are available by appointment only. Sorry, but we cannot accommodate walk-ins. In order to best serve you, please call in advance to schedule an appointment with the appropriate regional office or specialty center. Business advisors are not available at the State Office. We look forward to meeting with you and helping your business succeed in Massachusetts and beyond. The Massachusetts Export Center is co-located with MassTech Collaborative at 2 Center Plaza. The building is located in downtown Boston across from City Hall.
read moreTo determine which MSBDC regional office to contact to receive services, find the city or town where your business is located. If you are not currently in business, choose the town or city where you live. Even though the MSBDC provides services based on geographic location, you can receive services at whichever regional office is most convenient for you. In addition, the Massachusetts Export Center, Government Sales Advisory Program and Procurement Technical Assistance Center provide services statewide.