Helpful Links

Below are some of our local helpful links:

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Small Business Resources

  • AVCOG
    Business counseling, financing and other business assistance programs.
  • Business.gov
    The Business Gateway to the U.S. Government
  • Career Center
    The Career Center is the place to find workers, the resources to help train them, and other information you need to compete in today's economy.
  • City of Auburn
    The City of Auburn offers many opportunities for citizens, visitors, and businesses. I encourage you to learn more about our wonderful city. Whether you are interested in quality education, four seasons recreation, safe neighborhoods, or community service, we have it all.
  • City of Lewiston
    Recently named a 2007 All-America City by the National Civic League, Lewiston is Maine's second largest city and is situated on the banks of the Androscoggin River, midway between the state's spectacular coastline and lush mountains.
  • Coastal Enterprises
    OUR MISSION: To help create economically and environmentally healthy communities in which all people, especially those with low incomes, can reach their full potential.
  • Healthy Androscoggin
    Healthy Androscoggin is dedicated to improving the health of all Androscoggin County citizens through collaborative planning, community action, education and prevention
  • IRS Small Business
    Small Business and Self-Employed One-Stop Resource
  • Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council
    The Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council is the central economic development agency for Lewiston-Auburn. The Growth Council works closely with clients on a fully confidential basis offering services including technical assistance, commercial financing, site searches, and marketing.
  • Maine Association of Professional Consultants
    The Maine Association of Professional Consultants was formed in 1981 to promote ethical consulting, encourage professional development among consultants and promote public awareness of the benefits of consulting.
  • Maine Business Works
  • Maine International Trade Center
    The Maine International Trade Center (MITC) is Maine's center for international business assistance. Formed in 1996, the Trade Center provides technical assistance and trade counseling, import and export leads, international credit reports, workshops, coordinated trade missions and trade shows, and many other useful services to help Maine companies seeking to succeed in international markets. MITC offers global exposure to Maine's small and medium sized businesses.
  • Maine Small Business Development Centers
    Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) and its technology-focused group, the Maine Small Business & Technology Development Centers (Maine SBTDC), provide comprehensive business management assistance, training, resource and information services to Maine's micro, small, and technology-based business communities. The focus of the Maine SBDC/SBTDC is to assist in the creation and maintenance of viable micro, small and technology-based businesses and the jobs these businesses provide.
  • Maine State Chamber of Commerce
    The Voice of Maine Business
  • Maine Women's Network
    The mission of the Maine Women's Network is to improve the status of all women through a networked forum focusing on professional growth through collaborative leadership, networking support, education, and meaningful community involvement.
  • Maine.gov
    Official Website of the State of Maine
  • Manufacturers Association of Maine
    The Manufacturers Association of Maine, Maine’s Multi-Industry Connection, is a statewide industry association representing manufacturing, corporate, affiliate and student members. Our mission is to work for economic, financial, educational and business prosperity for all members and workers.
  • MESDA
    TechMaine will continue to serve the community we were founded upon –software developers – but the industry and our membership have changed dramatically since we were founded in 1992. Our new name allows us to acknowledge all of the technology professionals who are part of this association: people who have built companies that create technologies beyond software, those who are responsible for using technology to enable success within their companies, and those in new and emerging fields.
  • SCORE
    With experience in banking, financing, accounting, marketing, and specific businesses and technical areas, SCORE offers free counseling to people of all ages and background for starting a new business or improving an existing one.
  • Small Business Administration
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. We recognize that small business is critical to our economic recovery and strength, to building America's future, and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace. Although SBA has grown and evolved in the years since it was established in 1953, the bottom line mission remains the same. We help Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam.
  • The Maine PTAC
    The Maine PTAC is part of a nationwide network of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, or PTAC's, that helps Maine small businesses obtain government contracts with the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local governments and federal prime contractors. Let us show you how we are Maine’s Best Government Market Business Resource.