Free, confidential, one-to-one business assistance and low-cost educational training programs are available in Pittsfield from the Massachusetts Small Business Development Network Berkshire Regional Office. Areas of assistance include:
• Start-up Business Assistance
• Business Plan Development
• Financial Plan Development
• Marketing and Sales Strategies
• Cash Flow Analysis
• Organizational and Personnel Issues
If you are seeking financial incentives from the City of Pittsfield, the Small Business Development Network can help you create a business plan. It will be your roadmap for building your business and will explain to others what you plan to do. A business plan is usually essential before you can receive external financing.
Complete the Request for Counseling Form to make an appointment. The assistance is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development under a cooperative agreement through the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management.