Business Development Workshops

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The Economic Development Division works with the Center for Women & Enterprise, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV), Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and local organizations to provide business development programs and services to Cambridge residents, entrepreneurs, and businesses. 

May 2016

Startups for Small Business 

Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth

  • Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
  • Time: 8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. 
  • Location: 2nd floor Conference Room, Cambridge City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 
  • Description: The Operational Services Division (OSD) offers this free workshop designed for business that are interested in learning how to do business with the State.  This workshop includes: An overview of OSD programs and services including, State and Federal Certification, Supplier Diversity Program (SDP), Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP), and a live demonstration of where to find bidding opportunities in COMMBUYS. Attendees also will learn about Statewide and Departmental Contracting procurement process and marketing to public entities.  Presented by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Community Development Department. 
  • Registration and Admission: Free to all. Register online here. Please call Rona Abrahams at 617/349-4637 or via email at rabrahams@cambridgema.gov
    with questions.

June 2016

Want to Start or Grow Your Own Business?

  • Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
  • Time: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. 
  • Location: 2nd floor Conference Room, Cambridge City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 
  • Description: Join AARP, the Small Business Administration (SBA), the City of Cambridge, and the Center for Women and Enterprise for a workshop to help you put your plans into action. Hear from experts and learn about programs and resources available through AARP, SBA, and the local network of resource organizations.  
  • Registration and Admission: Free to all. Register by calling 1-877-926-8300 or click here to register online

For More Information

For more information, please contact Rona Abrahams rabrahams@cambridgema.gov, or via phone at 617/349-4637.