New England Veterans Chamber of Commerce

The New England Veterans Chamber of Commerce assists military and veteran-owned businesses throughout New England, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont.

About

The New England Veterans Chamber of Commerce (NEVCC) provides material, social, and professional resources to veterans, with a special focus on assisting veteran business owners and their families.

The NEVCC collaborates with corporations and small businesses to find opportunities for veteran employment as well as to help existing veteran-owned businesses grow. We have proudly undertaken a campaign to support veteran-owned business by promoting the purchase of goods at veteran-owned stores. The breadth and depth of experiences of our members allows the NEVCC to sponsor leadership training and networking events.

Our aim is to help veterans launch, operate, and scale successful businesses with the support of their communities.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Business Succession Planning

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Tax Services
  • Valuation
  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Watershed Planning
  • Tech Services
  • Tax Credits
  • Surveying
  • Civil Engineering
  • Revitalization
  • Lease Review
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Economic Forecast
  • Economic Development

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events
  • Virtual Town Halls/Community Forums
  • Startup Drinks
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Community Visioning/Arts
  • Community Outreach
  • Clean Up Days/Environmental Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loans
  • Venture Capital
  • Trade Show Financial Assistance
  • Technology Grants
  • Tax Credits
  • Revenue Based Financing (i.e. factoring)
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Microloans
  • Matching Funds
  • Grant Funding
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Government Funding
  • Equity Funding
  • Debt Funding
  • Crowdfunding
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Bonding
  • Angel Investment
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Retirement/Pension/Investment Services
  • Retention
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training
  • Policies and Templates
  • Recruiting
  • Insurance
  • Apprenticeship
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Equity and Inclusion Training/Practice/Support
  • Employee Development
  • Emotional Well-being Support
  • Industry

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training
  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
  • Locating Foreign Distributors
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Certification and Licensing

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Placement
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education
  • Student Training
  • Student Research Projects
  • Apprenticeship
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Internship Program
  • Business Degree Program
  • Arts

Legal Services

  • Risk Management
  • Forming/Growing a Business
  • Patent Seminars
  • Lease Review
  • Labor Relations
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information
  • Estate/Succession Planning
  • Employee Relations
  • Crisis Management
  • Contract Review
  • Acquisition
  • Environmental Compliance

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Financial/Economic Trends
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Recruiting/Retainment Assistance
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Insurance Requirements

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Wet Lab Incubator
  • Technology Transfer
  • Science/Bioscience Seminars
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Manufacturing Development
  • PPE Production
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • High Tech Development
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • Commercialization of Technology
  • Augmented / Virtual Reality and Holographics
  • Alternative Energy

Marketing and Sales

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Website Development
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Advertising (Print, Radio, TV)
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Call Center Services
  • Brochure Design
  • Branding/Rebranding
  • Award Recognition
  • Demographics/Census Data

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Geographically Based
  • Demographically Based

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Operations and Logistics

  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Freight and Distribution
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training

Product Development

  • Patent Information
  • Product Assembly and Packaging
  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development
  • R&D Support

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Native-American Business
  • State Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business Issues
  • LGBTQIA Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • City Business Issues
  • African-American Business

Regulatory Compliance

  • Trademark and Copyright Information
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Patent Information
  • International Regulatory Compliance
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Government Requirements
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Codes
  • Certification
  • Bonding

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Subcontracting Opportunities
  • Selling to Foreign Governments and Businesses
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance
  • HUBZone Certification
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Government and Military Specifications
  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts

Space

  • Makerspace / Hackerspace
  • Wet Lab
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Lease Review Assistance
  • Lab Space
  • Coworking
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Tax Services

  • Tax Registration
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Tax Credits
  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • State Tax Credit Information

Technical Assistance

  • Pollution Prevention
  • Website Development
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Technology Transfer
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Design Services
  • Commercialization
  • Coding Schools, Bootcamps, Classes
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training

Training

  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Classes
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Health Care Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Hazardous Waste Generation Avoidance Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Business Management Training
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Trade Education and Training
Primary Contact
Lisa Ducharme
Address
1
South hadley, Ma 01075
Website
Nevcc.org