We provide our members with an abundance of business resources to get them on the pathway to success. Whether you are just starting a business or are expanding your already thriving company, our small business counselors and seminars are available to Chamber members who are looking for assistance, guidance, or just want to discuss their business plan with a professional.
Small Business Advisory Team (SBAT)
As part of the Small Business Committee at the Chamber, the SBAT consists of professionals who provide members with five free hours of assistance with business related issues including accounting, real estate, marketing, legal, human resources, safety & health and much more. (Note: total meeting time per Chamber member is not to exceed five hours per year from July-June.) Services provided include one-on-one mentoring, group consultation or team mentoring. To schedule an appointment click here. For more information, contact Jack Kinsley (email@example.com) at 610-565-3677 ext. 114.
SCORE, sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA), is a volunteer group of retired and active business men and women who have had or currently maintain a successful career as an executive and entrepreneur. They offer free business counseling in which they share their knowledge and experience with anyone thinking of starting, expanding or maintaining a small business. SCORE Counselors have various business backgrounds ranging from manufacturing to retail and services. Your particular area of interest can be matched to a counselor from any one of the seventy fields of expertise.
SCORE can help you evaluate your business opportunities, establish realistic profit goals, devise more effective marketing and get your expenses under control. SCORE appointments are completely free & confidential and are available in the Chamber's Media office every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. To meet with a SCORE counselor call 610-344-6910.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA offers a wide variety of business programs and services including lending, training, and government contracting opportunities. On site appointments are available four times a year at the Chamber. Check the Chamber's calendar of events for the next scheduled date. For more information, contact John Fleming (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 215-580-2718.
Widener University Small Business Development Center is one of 18 centers in Pennsylvania and is an accredited affiliate of the national network of Small Business Development Centers. Their team of professional consultants works confidentially with entrepreneurs in Delaware County to help their businesses maintain a competitive edge. SBDC consulting services are offered free of charge and your information is always confidential. You'll not only save money on hiring high-priced professional experts, you'll also find ways to increase revenues and boost your bottom line. SBDC offer consulting services across a wide range of business areas.
Delaware County Library System
Delaware County Community College, founded in 1967, is an accredited, associate-degree-granting institution of higher education serving Delaware and Chester counties with two campuses, three centers and several locations throughout each county. The College’s mission is to offer educational programs and services that are accessible, comprehensive, community centered and flexible in order to enhance the development of the communities and residents of its service area.
DCCC has served many students since its founding. A recent graduate survey found that ninety-two percent of graduates rated their educational experiences at DCCC as “excellent” or “good,” and ninety-seven percent of graduates would recommend the College to another person. A majority of graduates also reported that DCCC courses helped with their job performance, or that their studies helped them get a job.
DCCC Small Business Solutions Center
5/28/2013 Tuesday 6:00 PM
Business Plan II - Marketing Plan Workshop
5/30/2013 Thursday 5:00 PM
DCYP - Wine Tasting
5/31/2013 Friday 11:00 AM
Ribbon Cutting: Grand Opening Ichiban Buffet & Grill
6/4/2013 Tuesday 8:45 AM