Resources for general business advice & technical assistance

Small Business Development Centers
Free business technical assistance to develop business plans, navigate state incentives and complete financing and grant applications.

Trumbull Library
Check out the library’s business database, or ask a librarian for help.

Buzgate provides facts, features and benefits about technologies, products and services that support your business growth and profitability.

Small Business Administration
The SBA has online tools, podcasts, forms, brochures, and other forms of business help.

SCORE provides free counseling services, training, guides, and other tools to help you start and grow your business.

Small Business Development Council
SBDCNET provides timely, relevant research, web-based information, and training to SBDC counselors and their clients.

CT Economic Resource Center
Database of CT business programs and services. Site finder services available.

Department of Labor
Business Services Representatives provide support to help navigate policy and incentives for hiring workers.

Find company and industry information.

Trade Port
Access detailed information about waterborne shipping.

Job listing resource.
Provides job listings, job training resources and potential workers.


Human Resources assistance.

International Trade Administration  
A Bureau of the Department of Commerce providing foreign trade information.

Foreign Trade Zones
Learn about foreign trade zones.

International Trade Links
List of links providing information on foreign trade. compiled by CT DECD.

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