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Chamber Business Education Center

The Business Education Center is conveniently located in Plymouth Massachusetts at the offices of the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce.. Our wide range of business programs can assist you in the early stages of business planning or lend assistance to the most seasoned business professional. Where ever your entrepreneurial path takes you, we are here to help with the latest programs and services to meet today’s challenges.

The Business Education Center is proudly sponsored by:

Our Mission

To foster regional entrepreneurship through supportive programs which embrace innovative ideas and concepts resulting in employment opportunities regionally, while also providing the small business programing necessary to support our existing small business establishments.

What We Do

The Business Education Center provides one on one counseling for small business owners with existing businesses or assistance for budding entrepreneurs with dreams of small business ownership. We offer group small business workshops and programs that can help any type of business or organization.

Many of these programs are free of charge.

Our professional development workshops in partnership with local colleges and state and local agencies cover the latest cutting edge topics.

We Have Programs That Target

  • Financing your business, Franchising, Going green, Business planning

  • Marketing, Customer service, Social media and your business

  • Web sites and optimization, Importing & exporting

  • Human resource training, and more…

Who Are Our Clients

  • Veterans, Minority owned businesses

  • Women owned businesses

  • Existing businesses looking to hone their skills

  • Non-profits


Small Business services at the Plymouth Area Chamber are delivered in various formats and by multiple agencies and partners. The Business Education Center partners with local, state and federal agencies as well as with higher education facilities and industry professionals. All of our counselors and presenters are seasoned professionals who have years of experience in the public and private sectors dealing with small business issues.

Whatever your small business need, we have the right person to assist or the program for your business needs. For the most part, many of our services and programs are delivered FREE OF CHARGE. Only a certain number of continuing education and corporate education programs are held for a slight fee. Visit the Chamber’s Calendar of events for a complete listing of the educational opportunities.

FREE Small Business counseling is offered each week by our partners at SCORE (the Service Core of Retired Executives) and MSBDC (the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network). Each organization has professional staff ready to help with your specific needs. Call for an appointment today.

The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce provides valuable seminars and workshops to help the business community thrive. Creating and revising a business plan, Microsoft Excel, World, Powerpoint, QuickBooks, human resources, and marketing are only a few of the program offerings we provide. If you would like to see training in an area not currently represented, please contact the Chamber staff.

Are you a professional speaker or consultant who would like to propose a workshop or seminar? Please contact Amy Naples at 508-830-1620 or [email protected]

  • We provide services in​ Entrepreneurship, Employment and Education opportunities specifically to Veterans.

  • Provide Support with Entrepreneurial Training and Coaching.

  • Provide Strategies and Advice for business growth.

  • Empower Individuals and Organizations who have Programs or Projects that will Positively impact the veteran community.

  • Help organizations that serve veterans expand their reach to the veteran community. Contact the Chamber office to learn more at 508-830-1620.

The Business/Education Center has a close relationship with local higher education facilities that provide certificate and non certificate programming for your small business needs. Many of these programs are conveniently held right at our Business/Education Center classrooms.

The Business/Education Center programs are partially funded by the Commonwealths Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. In addition to that we have strategic partnerships with many state agencies which facilitate programs on all aspects of development from housing to commercial tax incentives. Call us today and ask about what programs apply for your project and we will facilitate the meetings with the proper parties.

Importing and exporting are exciting ventures yet often intimidating to many small business firms. The Business/Education Center through its partners at the Mass Export center have the resources to help. Are you an existing exporter looking to certify your certificates of origin? Look no further, the Business/Education Center and the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce is your certificate of origin processing center. Call for an appointment today at 508.830.1620.

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