Business Information Centers (BICs) are where small business owners can receive free assistance and advice. They provide you with the latest in computer hardware and software for you to use onsite for free. They have an extensive reference library of books, publications and video tapes. Business Information Centers can help you do start-up business planning or assist in expanding your existing business.
BICs are partnered with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) to provide you with free business counseling. Retired business men/women volunteer their expertise and experience to assist you with any issues that may be confronting your business. They can assist you in developing a customized business plan for your speficic business needs.
BICs also have relationships with the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) to offer your business counseling and training.
BICs are free of charge. If you are thinking about starting a business the BICs are an excellent place to do your research. If you have an existing business, BICs have many resources to assist in your business growth.
Business Information Centers are constantly adding new resources to serve the needs in their local business community. The BICs are a great place to stay informed about new programs offered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) that may be applicable to your business.
There are more than 80 BICs. Find the BIC nearest you by selecting a state:
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