BIC, formerly co-sponsored by the US
Small Business Administration, is located in the Berkshire Enterprises
suite and provides high speed internet service, videos, and a reference
library of extensive business resources at no charge to the general
programs are made possible through local donations from: TD
Banknorth, Berkshire Bank, Greylock Federal Credit Union, Legacy Banks
and Pittsfield Cooperative Bank.
Additionally, Berkshire Enterprises, through the financial support of
the local financial institutions listed above, sponsors monthly
business breakfasts which address a variety of small business start
up and business development topics. These breakfast forums are designed
for small business owners and managers and provide a place for owners
to meet, network, and gain information vital to their business.
Pittsfield Enterprise Center - A Business Incubator
Where Businesses Go to Grow
Enterprises administers a small business incubator in downtown Pittsfield.
The Pittsfield Enterprise Center offers furnished interim office space
for businesses looking for a supportive place to grow, focusing
on supporting businesses, providing low cost space, high-speed internet
connection, business consulting and shared services. An application
process is required for all occupants.
Ongoing consulting, high-speed internet service, shared fax and copy
at a moderate cost.
For more information please contact Steve
Fogel, Program Director.
Senior Corps of Retired Executives/Counselors
to America's Small Business
a non-profit organization founded in 1964 and dedicated to entrepreneurial
education and the formation, growth and needs of small business. SCORE
is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration. We
have chapters in locations throughout the United States and is staffed
with more than 10,500 volunteers who provide face-to-face and email
many years of cumulative business experience, SCORE counselors, comprised
of both working and retired executives, and business owners, provide
guidance and insight that money can't buy. Whether your need is with
start-up or with problems associated with an established enterprise,
SCORE is a helpful resource.
a Berkshire County SCORE representative please call 413-499-4000 to
leave a message, or you may contact Phil Weiner of SCORE by email