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

Buying or Selling a Business

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

Economic and Site Development

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

Events and Community Building

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

Financial Resources and Assistance

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

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

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

Import and Export Assistance

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

Internship Programs and Student Services

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

Legal Services

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

Libraries and Research

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

Management Issues

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

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

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

Marketing and Sales

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

Mentoring

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

Networking and Associations

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

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

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

Operations and Logistics

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

Product Development

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

Public Policy and Government Relations

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

Regulatory Compliance

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

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

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

Space

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

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

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

Technical Assistance

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

Training

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