Chapter 15Capital-Formation and Business Growth Resources Directory
There are literally thousands of trade associations, networking groups, venture clubs, and other organizations that focus directly or indirectly on the needs of small-business owners, entrepreneurs, growing companies, women-owned businesses, minority-owned businesses, importers and exporters, and virtually every other group that shares common interests. Some of the more established groups with a genuine nationwide presence and solid track record include:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce1615 H Street, NWWashington, DC 20062(202) 659-6000
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce represents 3,000,000 businesses, 3,000 state and local chambers of commerce, 830 business associations, ...