Pennsylvania: Resources

PA Biz Online

PA Biz Online is a one-stop website for conducting business in the state of Pennsylvania. It provides valuable information about starting a company, financial incentives, employee compensation, and state taxes. Other services include business registration and online assistance.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 1, 2016

Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is an advocacy organization that represents businesses in Pennsylvania. Aside from assisting businesses in meeting regulatory standards, it also holds conferences that address a variety of issues, such as innovation and environmental laws. This site also provides the details of the legislative agenda and publications such as an economic survey.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 3, 2016

Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED)

The Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) is a one-stop business resource for the state of Pennsylvania. Focused primarily on business assistance, its site contains information on topics such as international business, financial aid, and technology investments.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 4, 2016

Pennsylvania International Trade Guide

The Pennsylvania International Trade Guide is provided by the World Trade Center of Greater Pennsylvania and details a variety of information about doing business internationally. Export tutorials are available that provide information and solutions for experienced businesses and those who are new to exporting. A free registration is required to access these tutorials.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2016

Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide education and free consulting services to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Pennsylvania's SBDC website provides information about specific services provided, events, and center locations. The resources section of the website includes detailed information on basic aspects of starting a business such as planning, loans, and taxes, among other topics. The webpage also features a service specifically focused on international business.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 4, 2016

Temple University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

The Temple University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) helps promote international business and commerce, as well as global competitiveness through education and research. It provides a journal of international business management and it holds various events on international business.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 4, 2016

U.S. Commercial Service Pennsylvania & Delaware

The Pennsylvania and Delaware branch of the Department of Commerce specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. This particular branch provides exporting U.S. companies with services including market intelligence, export counseling, business matchmaking, trade event support, and trade advocacy. The site also contains information about office contacts, trade events, and exporter's resources database.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 26, 2016

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United States: Sales and Distributorship contracts in Pennsylvania - a Lexwork International Exclusive

This document defines Pennsylvania’s laws pertaining to freedom of contract and franchises, and is a part of documents on trade law reports. It also discusses the Commissioned Sales Representative Act and Pennsylvania’s economic background. Prepared by: Fox Rothschild LLP.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 4, 2016

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University of Pittsburgh International Business Center

The University of Pittsburgh International Business Center provides programs that prepare students for the global business world. Furthermore, it organizes conferences where business professionals, community leaders, faculty, and students can discuss international business topics. The business center's website provides information about these programs and conferences as well as research grants, foreign language study programs, and export information.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 4, 2016

World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia

The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia helps businesses take advantage of globalization by targeting opportunities, developing a market entry strategy, and identifying partners to sell into worldwide markets. The center also provides numerous other programs and events for its registered members to help grow their businesses internationally.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: March 4, 2016

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