BOC’s Entrepreneurship Assistance Centers (EAC) provide bilingual instruction, training, technical assistance, and support services to new and aspiring entrepreneurs.
BOC Business Outreach Centers
Located throughout New York City, Long Island, and Newark, New Jersey, our network of Business Outreach Centers, or BOCs, offers help, guidance, information, and support for your enterprise.
Think of us as your own high-quality business advisor, whose basic services are free and whose guidance and advice can make all the difference to your enterprise.
After all, your success matters. It matters to you. It matters to your employees.
And it matters to your neighborhood, your community, to the economy as a whole. Why? Because it represents capital availability and flow, and jobs—in other words, the kind of stability and growth that only economic well-being and progress can really produce.
Our experienced and bilingual business counselors take you step by step through the ins and outs of:
- Business start-up/expansion
- Access to financing
- Business plan development
- Business recovery programs
- Workforce development assistance
- Management assistance
- Legal assistance
- Market research
- Sales strategies
- Import-export information and assistance
- Licensing and permit information
- Product pricing
- Procurement assistance
- M/W/DBE certification assistance
- And more
Our contacts with the following resources enable you to get expert advice and help:
- Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), banks, and other sources of capital
- Local, state, and federal agencies
- Chambers of commerce and Business associations
- Small business development centers
- Educational institutions
- Business professionals
- Other Business Outreach Centers
Let us be your link to starting and operating a successful business. Remember, no business is small to BOC!
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