(A program of Associated Industries of Massachusetts)
Contact: Kristen Rupert, Executive Director
Help Massachusetts employers engage in international trade and expand their global business activities. Enhance the commonwealth’s leadership in the global economy by communicating the value that international business brings to the region’s economic health. Collaborate with public and private organizations to provide technical assistance and education to companies looking to grow internationally. Keep the international business community informed about events and business resources. Recognize excellence in international trade. Connect information seekers with international business experts.
Atlantic Rim Network
Tel: 617 423-7770
Contact: Jim Barron, Chairman
A transatlantic framework for collaborative activities. It serves as a public forum, information clearing house, incubator and matchmaker for programs in the areas of trade, tourism, telecommunications, transportation, education, environment and healthcare.
Location: PO Box 990104
Tel: 617 595-6583
Contact: Louisa Teo, Regional Director
The Association was established in Boston in 2004 and effectively merged with AANZAC, which was the local American-Australian organisation. The Boston office holds a range of social and cultural events including the Melbourne Cup, Anzac Day, Immigration and Taxation Survival Guide, Annual Food & Wine tasting dinners, and Bio-tech & Financial Services corporate events.
Contact: Pierre Dodion, Founding Member
BACCNE is the New England chapter of the Belgian American Chamber of Commerce (headquartered in New York, NY). Its mission is to provide a network of people/businesses that can act as connectors and as a strategic deal team. BACCNE is focusing on small caps and start-up entrepreneurs through the creation of a unique Strategic Business Center. As such, BACCNE will be a resource to Belgian businesses with activities or planning to develop activities in New England.
Contact: Arne Hessenbruch, Partner
Boston Denmark Partnerships provides business matchmaking and market entry services for companies that are planning to enter the US market and are looking for investment to support their expansion and technology strategies. We will guide your organization through the process of locating investors who are aligned with your company’s investment needs and objectives. We also provide support services related to those strategies through our partners and associates.
Location: 87 Wendall Street, 4th Floor
Tel: 617 350 3046
Contact: Patrick Bench, President
Location: 200 High Street, 3rd Floor
Tel: 857 284 1310
Contact: Yoon Lee
BWP is making Boston the first city in the world to implement a global alumni strategy to drive economic growth. To advance our mission, we nurture and grow our high-caliber business network and encourage members to use it to advance their venture. As long as members are self-navigating, they can use these tools free of charge. BWP uses its network to raise awareness of Boston’s economic opportunities and help members access the specific resources they need to grown their businesses.
Location: Lewis Wharf, Suite 523
Tel: 617 720-3622
Contact: Urszula Wojciechowska, Executive Director
The Council is a member-based organization providing a forum for UK and US executives to network and address common interests. Monthly events are held in the NE area, ranging from formal luncheons with prominent speakers, to interactive, informational seminars. The BABCNE is part of the BABC network of over 28 Chambers in the US, UK, Mexico & Canada, incorporating over 12,000 executives engaged in transatlantic business.
11 Main Street, Suite 11
Tel: 508 481-0424
Contact: Carol Turner, Executive Director
CONECT as an organization is "dedicated to promoting free and fair trade." Our mission is to educate our members and New England legislators as to the benefits of international trade to the New England region. CONECT is a 500 + membership based association for businesses that depend on international trade. In the complex and changing global trade environment, we offer opportunities to expand members' knowledge and understanding of trade and transportation issues. As a means to that end, CONECT hosts educational seminars, conferences, networking events, cargo facility tours and lobbying opportunities for all companies involved in international trade and/or transportation.
Location: 185 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 413
Tel: 617 520-2121
Contact: Maurice Gervais, President
An independent, non-profit organization binational organization dedicated to fostering and maintaining good business relationships between France and the United States. The FACC is a member of the UCCIFE (Association of French Chambers of Commerce and Industry Abroad) offering access to 86 French Chambers over 25,000 companies.
Location: 170 Beacon Street
Tel: 617 549-5978
Contact: Brigitte Hoppe Carangelo, President
The German-American Business Council of Boston, Inc. (GABC) is a non-profit organization of companies, business people, and other professionals dedicated to encouraging and cultivating German-American business and trade. Through its speaker series, seminars, and special events the GABC provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas, and for business and professional contacts between its members.
PO Box 51247
Tel: 617 692-0165
Contact: Paula Murphy, President
The mission of the Greater China Business Council of New England is to promote the growth of business between organizations in Greater China and those in New England through commercial, educational and cultural relationships. The Greater China Business Council of New England achieves its objectives by sponsoring and providing platforms and venues for business introductions and referrals, meeting and networking opportunities, and the sharing of business intelligence.
Location: c/o Mishra Group, Inc.
Tel: 781 466 9900 ext 202
Contact: Upendra Mishra, President
The Council facilitates and promotes trade, investments and economic collaboration between India and the six New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. INEBC also provides networking opportunities among businesses and professionals involved in doing business with India.
Location: 511 Congress Street
Tel: 207 541-7400
Contact: Janine Bisaillon-Cary, President & State Director of International Trade
A 'one-stop shop' for international business information and assistance. It is a public-private partnership. It assists its members to succeed in the international marketplace.
Location: State Transportation Building
Tel: 617 973-8664
Contact: Paula Murphy, Director
The Massachusetts Export Center serves as the state's one-stop resource for export assistance. The Export Center offers a range of targeted, customized services to Mass businesses at any stage in the export process. Services include: international business development assistance; export counseling and technical assistance; international market research and assessment; overseas trade promotion activities; export training programs and publications.
Location: 160 Federal Street
Tel: 800 445-8030
Contact: Eric E. Hunter, Vice President
MassDevelopment offers a number of financing alternatives to support businesses engaged in international trade, including direct loans, loan guarantees, credit insurance, real estate and equipment loans and tax-exempt bond financing.
Tel: 617 830-5400
Contact: Diana La Muraglia, Director Business Development
The Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment (MOITI) works to expand the Massachusetts economy by marketing the state’s business internationally, through focused export promotion, attracting foreign companies to invest in Massachusetts and handling protocol as it relates to trade and investment.
Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)
Location: One Harbourside Drive, Suite 200
Tel: 617 568-3989
Contact: Yil Surehan, Manager, Airline Route Development
The Authority is a world-class independent public authority which developes, promotes and manages airports, the seaport and transportation infrastructure to enable Massachusetts and New England to compete successfully in the global marketplace. Massport's mission is to enhance and enable economic growth and vitality for the benefit of our stakeholders throughout public service leadership in the operation of world-class transportation facilities.
Location: 1085 Commonweath Avenue, Suite 194
Tel: 508 230-5985
Contact: Moulay Alaoui, President
A nonprofit foundation whose aim is to promote the interest of Moroccans residing in the US and Americans residing in Morocco through the artistic, civic, educational programs. It also promotes investments and trade between the two countries' various activities including trade missions and networking events.
Location: 20 Park Plaza, Suite 524
Tel: 508 930 6429
Contact: Jos Scheffelaar, President
To provide a platform for business professionals with an interest in Dutch-American business relations to share information and extend their network through a series of meetings and social events.
Location: 3 Alberta Lane
Tel: 508 923-0365
Contact: Leonard Gold, President
To advance the understanding of cultural, political and trade issues between Canada and the United States and to promote the entrepreneurial networking interests of its members.
Location: Boston, MA 02210
Tel: 617 610-0077
Contact: Tami Durst
In technology and the life sciences there are many academic collaborations among their respective institutions. The NEIBC aims to build on these strong ties and increase economic development in Israel and New England by fostering cooperation, investment opportunities and business relationships.
The NEIBC provides a variety of formal and informal venues for networking, for making connections between Israel and New England people and companies – and for seeking advice on doing business in these two regions.
Location:Two Seaport Lane, Suite 300
Tel: 781 330-9345
Contact: Nick Candee, Board Member, Deborah Farrel, Executive Director
The Council is a non-profit organization that links businesses in New England and Latin America. The council helps members build on historical experiences and existing relationships, and facilitates new and emerging opportunities for inter-regional trade and investment.
Location: 172 Pembroke Road
Tel: 603 271 8444
Contact: Dawn Wivell, Director
The New Hampshire Office of International Commerce is organized to plan, develop, and administer programs for international trade promotion and foreign market development, and to coordinate other public and private organizations involved in concurrent efforts. We bring all those public and private organizations together as the NH International Trade Resource Center (ITRC).
Location: One Boston Place
Tel: 617 482-1193 x 59816
Contact: Johanne Guertin, International Marketing Manager
The office is dedicated to helping Quebec companies expand their markets within the NE territory. The companies are encouraged to develop relationships with NE firms through strategic alliances, trade missions & reverse missions, trade shows, local sales representatives and trade missions.
Location: Bryant College
Tel: 401 232-6407
Provides resource development and consulting services to companies interested in international trade.
Location: c/o Arne Gustafson
Contact: Rasmus Goksor, President
With inspiring speakers and high quality events, SACC-NE seeks to add content and value to our memberís businesses and careers. SACC-NE members as well as non-members are welcome to our evens and everyone is encouraged to bring guests.
Location: 420 Broadway
Contact: Peter Vogel, Chairman
The Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce plays a vital and active role in assisting Swiss companies in the United States and U.S. companies in Switzerland to expand their business. The Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization.
Location: PO Box 81-535
Tel: Not available
Contact: Peter Wang, Executive Director
Two chambers (TCCNE & BTCC) established to promote business, commerce, industrial relations as well as cultural exchanges between the US and Taiwan. Trade forums and missions are held to promote trade and investment opporunties for those interested in doing business with Taiwan and the Pacific Rim countries.
Location: 263 Huntington Avenue, #105
Contact: Erkut Gomulu, President and Founder
TACCIM is a non-profit organization, established in 2000, which promotes opportunities to increase business, trade and commerce between business communities of the United States of America and the Republic of Turkey.
Location: 44-46 Temple Place
Tel: 617 482-4587
Contact: Lena Granberg, Executive Director
The United Nations Association of Greater Boston (UNA-GB) serves as a resource for the citizens of the Greater Boston area on the broad agenda of critical global issues addressed by the United Nations system by presenting a variety of educational and public programs. The mission of the UNA-GB is to increase public awareness of the value and work of the United Nations and its specialized Agencies and Committees. UNA-GB seeks to build public understanding of and support for the fundamental concepts of the United Nations: multilateralism and international cooperation.
Location: JFK Federal Building, Suite 1826 A
Tel: 617 565 4307
U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center. A one-stop-shop for federal government export assistance. It offers the international marketing services of the U.S. Department of Commerce through its network of over 200 offices in more than 70 countries, and international financing assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Location: 109 Pierce Road
Tel: 617 926-5342
Contact: Maria Rupp, Vice President
A not-for-profit organization with the mission of building business opportunities between the US and Poland.
Location: PO Box 64
Tel: 617 524-7515
Contact: Daniel Satinsky, President
Promotes trade and investment between businesses in the Boston area and Russia.
Location: 751 Granger Road - Berlin
Tel: 802 223-3443
Contact: Betsy Bishop, President
Our mission is to create an economic climate conducive to business growth and the preservation of the Vermont quality of life.
Location: Boston Fish Pier, East Building 1, Suite 300
Contact: Bill Clifford, President & CEO
WorldBoston is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging the public in international affairs and opportunities. Each year, we host hundreds of current and emerging leaders from around the world -- in government, business, the media, education, science, the arts, and other key fields -- and connect them with local professionals in Massachusetts to exchange ideas and best practices. We offer more than 30 thought-provoking programs annually to our members and the public -- all who are keen to deepen their knowledge and understanding of international affairs and world cultures are welcome! WorldBoston is also developing programs such as Academic WorldQuest to promote international education in the schools.
We invite those who share our passion to explore our Web site, connect with our international visitors, and help us find new ways to make learning about the world easier for everyone.