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Chamber Events

September 04, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Mass Effect Fitness


September 06, 2019
Community Service Day


September 10, 2019
BFF Business Forward Females


September 12, 2019
Business After Hours with Worcester Chamber at Cyprian Keyes


September 17, 2019
Ribbon Cutting: Paradise Fit Club


September 18, 2019
SUCCESS XPRESS: The Grand Bargain - New Family and Medical Leave Program


September 19, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Shear Transformation


September 24, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Rowe Reptiles


September 24, 2019
HYPE9 Workshop: Boosting Your Networking Skills


September 25, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Northborough's Best Defense


September 26, 2019
Speed Networking Breakfast


September 26, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Westborough Modern Dentistry


October 01, 2019
Business Forward Females: BFF


October 03, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Mexicali Cantina Grill


October 04, 2019
Chamber Overview


October 08, 2019
HYPE9 Disconnect to Connect Business After Hours


October 22, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes


October 22, 2019
Success Express: Sales Strageties


October 24, 2019
Membership Networking Breakfast


November 05, 2019
BFF Business Forward Females


November 07, 2019
HYPE9 Caffeinate & Connect


November 12, 2019
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Boro Sugar Shack


November 14, 2019
Chamber Business After Hours @ Great Wolf Lodge


November 14, 2019
SUCCESS XPRESS WORKSHOP: SEO & PPC


November 21, 2019
Membership Networking Breakfast & Mini Grant Awards


December 04, 2019
HOLIDAY SNOWBALL & NETWORKING EVENT


December 10, 2019
BFF Business Forward Females



FREE Business Counseling


The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce can bring you the assistance you need towards reaching your business goals with the guidance of professional counselors available in our office. With the services of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Service Corp of Retired Executives (S.C.O.R.E) we can provide you the solutions to your small business challenges and needs.


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S.C.O.R.E. (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

All counseling sessions are free and confidential. Counseling is provided in-person at the Corridor Nine Area Chamber office on almost all aspects of business including the following:

  • Start-up
  • Business plan preparation
  • Business financing
  • Cash flow and cost analysis
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Manufacturing operations and control
  • Retail management
  • Information Technology

Please call 508-836-4444 to schedule an appointment.  Counselors are available at our location on Wednesday mornings (with the exception of the third Wednesday of the month.) If this time is not convenient for you, we can negotiate a time that would best fit your schedule.


About SCORE

SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, is a non-profit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner of the United States Small Business Administration.


SCORE was founded in 1964, currently has 389 chapters in locations throughout the United States and its territories and has approximately 10,500 volunteer members nationwide. Both working and retired executives, professionals and business owners donate their time and expertise as business counselors. More information on the national SCORE organization is available at www.score.org.

 

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SBDC (Small Business Development Center)

The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) Network provides free, confidential, one-to-one management and technical advise to prospective and existing small businesses throughout the Commonwealth. The MSBDC provides specialized services in the areas of capital formation, minority business assistance, business and industry data, international trade and procurement technical assistance which further augment services.


Counseling is provided in-person at the Corridor Nine Area Chamber office on almost all aspects of business including the following:


  • Feasibility Studies and Start-up Issues
  • Business Plan Development
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Marketing and Sales Strategies
  • Financial Plan Development
  • Financing Options and Loan Packaging
  • Buy/Sell and Valuation Assistance
  • Technology and E-commerce Assistance
  • Equity Business Plans 

Please call 508-836-4444 to schedule an appointment.  Counselor, John Rainey, is available at our location every other Tuesday afternoon. If this time is not convenient for you, we can negotiate a time that would best fit your schedule.


About SBDC

The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Massachusetts Department of Business and Technology under Cooperative Agreement number 8-603001-Z-0022-28 through the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management.  SBDCs are a program supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration 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.