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Let your success start right here; the Southeastern section of this beautiful state is home to a variety of businesses and industries. The region is home to Pfizer, the worldâ€™s largest pharmaceutical company; General Dynamics- Electric Boat Division, known for world class submarine building; Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, among the worldâ€™s largest centers for entertainment; and a plethora of small manufacturing and commercial retail establishments. Easy access to transportation â€“ trucking, rail, and water â€“ make the region an easy place to do business. The business sectors in Norwich are as varied as those found region wide. Health Care, Technology, Retail, Education, and Food Service lead the list of key business sectors.
The Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) databases found at cerc.com include information about Norwich businesses, Town Profiles: data profiles of Connecticut communities and regions, and CT Site Finder: information on available buildings, development properties and demographics of the area
The State of Connecticut 2008 Municipal fiscal Indicators Report contains town by town information on revenues, expenditures, grand list, population, mill rates, bond ratings, and more.
The Federal Marketplace is a procurement data warehouse and a source of information and contact services to the federal government.
The U.S. General Services Administration is a comprehensive resource of information on one of the government's three central management agencies. The GSA oversees virtually all of the service and supply management for the U.S. government including: transportation, computers, telecommunications, office and storage facilities and equipment.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business outlines issues being examined by the Committee and current Senate legislative initiatives relating to small business.
FEDWORLD was established by the Department of Commerce to serve as a comprehensive inventory of government and business information. It provides 20 searchable databases and a bulletin board service.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides technical and financial assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs. Recognizing that small businesses contribute significantly to growth in the economy, the SBA maintains regional centers to foster small business growth.
The SBA Office of Advocacy maintains the largest site of federal data on businesses by firm size. They also report about various business issues, such as women and minority-owned businesses, mergers and acquisitions, state reports, banking studies, etc.
These sites contain information regarding everything one may need to launch or grow an entrepreneurial company. From accounting, financing, management, marketing and sales, there is a variety of content for your reference.
Entrepreneurship.org is a comprehensive on line resource for entrepreneurs provided by the Kauffman Center. The site has a search area organized into three areas: Starting Your Business, Growing your business, and Supporting Entrepreneurship.
Enterweb.org is an annotated information clearing house on enterprise development, business finance, international trade, and the economy. The site lists and rates Internet resources.
These sites contain information you need to know. From writing a business plan to marketing your products to hiring practices, these sites have what you need.
The Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) has a number of sites to guide new start up businesses along the path to success.
The Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region (seCTer) is a public-private regional economic development agency serving the twenty towns of New London County Connecticut.
You Belong in Connecticut is the state's umbrella slogan for economic development outreach programs. Managed by CT Department of Economic and Community Development, You Belong in Connecticut is information youâ€™ll want to know about living and doing business in Connecticut.
Connecticut Licensing Information Center is designed to give you quick and easy access to the licensing information needed to start, expand or relocate a business in Connecticut.
Smart Start is a free program that will get you registered with state agencies including the Departments of Revenue Services, Labor, Consumer Protection and other participating agencies. You can get all the information and fill out the necessary forms for a state tax ID, employer ID, and various occupational licenses all through the same office.
Morebusiness.com is a source of information on marketing strategies, management techniques, financing options and business discussion groups
The SBA Women's Business Center helps women start and build successful businesses.
The Office of Government Contracting mission is to advocate, facilitate and create an environment for the maximum practicable participation by small, small disadvantaged, and small woman-owned businesses, in contracts awarded by the U.S. Government and subcontracts awarded by its large prime contractors.
The SBA Office of Minority Enterprise Development answers frequently asked questions about starting a business and provides management and technical assistance. Information on minority pre-qualification loan programs is also available.
Connecticutâ€™s Procurement Technical Assistance Program
(CT PTAP), administered by SouthEastern Connecticut Enterprise Region, provides marketing and procurement assistance to Connecticut businesses interested in selling their goods or services to federal, state, or local governments.