New Hampshire: Resources
The Business and Industry Association (BIA) is New Hampshire's statewide chamber of commerce. It supplies up-to-date information to users pertaining to New Hampshire's economy. The association’s main mission is to influence legislators to make good decisions affecting the state’s economy. Information about membership with the association is also available.
The Granite State District Export Council (DEC) is a private, non-profit organization composed of experienced international businesspeople working to assist New Hampshire companies wishing to expand their businesses internationally. The site answers questions about acquiring funding to export a local company's products.
The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (NHSBDC) is a program run by the University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul School of Business and Economics. The center advises and educates small businesses through programs aimed at developing the local economy of New Hampshire. NHSBDC's website provides free information and e-courses on business basics, strategy, and growth. The site also contains a resource library covering numerous business-related topics.
The Office of International Commerce Services is an office of New Hampshire’s Division of Economic Development. The office functions to administer events dedicated to promoting international trade in the region. The site provides links to resources ranging from market research to logistics.
The New Hampshire Division of Economic Development acts as a single point of contact for businesses at all stages of their growth cycle. It aims to attract business to New Hampshire, develop and maintain current businesses, and enhance international trade. The website contains information about the state’s workforce, international trade, finance, and business services.
The New Hampshire branch of the U.S. Commercial Service specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided.