(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.
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.
Location: 100 North Washington Street
Tel: 617 480 4437
Contact: Jon Mahoney, Executive Director
Location: Foley Hoag Emerging Enterprise Center
Contact: Judson M. DeCew, Executive Director
Mission:Brazil-Today is a business forum and professional network focused on contemporary Brazil. We present content-rich programs on current business issues and provide a unique opportunity for cross-industry networking and information exchange. Our mission is to serve as the connection and coordination point for those interested in current business issues in Brazil.
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, Mailstop # 11
Tel: 508 481-0424
Contact: Carol Turner, Executive Director
The Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (aka CONECT) is a member-based organization dedicated to promoting free and fair trade. Our mission is to educate our members and New England legislators as to the numerous benefits of international trade to the New England region. CONECT's 700+ members are from businesses that depend on international trade. In the complex and changing global trade environment, CONECT aims 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 congressional roundtables for all interested companies involved in international trade and/or transportation. CONECT members receive discounted registrations to all CONECT events, as well as other "members–only" privileges.
Location: 185 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 413
Tel: 617 520-2121
Contact: Ludivine Sanchez-Wolczik, Executive Director
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: Marian LeMay, Executive Director
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.
Location: PO Box 1345
Tel: 617 738 5919
Contact: Dr. Anil Saigal, President
The India Association of Greater Boston, founded in 1962, is the premier Indian-American organization in New England, representing immigrants from the Indian subcontinent and their progeny living in Greater Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the states of New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Location: 511 Congress Street, Suite 100
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: 99 High 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: 617 973 8650
Contact: Harrison Tsopelas, Manager of 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: 2000 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 300
Tel: 508 930 6429
Contact: Jos Scheffelaan, Chairman
The Boston chapter of the Netherland-America Foundation is a charitable membership organization that promotes business, cultural, and educational relations members of the Dutch community and people of Dutch descent in New England, and fosters business relations between the U.S. and The Netherlands.
The parent organization, the Netherland-America Foundation or NAF, is a charitable organization that supports educational and cultural programs and supports Fulbright fellowships to Dutch students in the US or vice versa.
Location: 3 Alberta Lane
Tel: 508 923-0365
Contact: Suzanne Storms, Administrator
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: PO Box 38
Tel: 617 304 8425
Contact: Ru Zheng, President
New England Chinese Information & Networking Association (NECINA) is a premier professional organization in New England. New England Chinese Information and Networking Association (NECINA) is a non-profit, non-political organization. Founded in 1996, NECINA has grown to be one of the premier high tech professional organizations in New England. NECINA has its reach to thousands of people with members covering diverse industries such as software, telecommunications, networking, bioinformatics, venture capital, finance , and law.
Location: Seaport West
Tel: 617 633 2342
Contact: Adi Golani, Executive Director
Mission:The mission of the NEIBC is to increase economic development in Israel and New England by fostering Cooperation, Investment Opportunities and Business Relationships and by leading a vibrant Israeli-minded Business Community in New England. NEIBC provides a varied and diverse program of activities and events and facilitates connections between the Israeli and New England business communities and offers advice on doing business in these two regions.
Location: 172 Pembroke Road
Tel: 603 271 8444
Contact: Tina Kasim, International Program Manager
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: 315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101
Tel: 401 278 9100 x 139
Contact: Katherine Therieau, Director, International Trade Programs
Provides resource development and consulting services to companies interested in international trade.
Location: Thomas P. O'Neill Federal Building
Tel: 617 565 5591 for appointments
Contact: Michael Laffan
Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years. Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 11,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.
The Boston Score Chapter provides FREE confidential counseling to small business entrepreneurs. Our primary goal is to create an on-going relationship with small business entrepreneurs to help them make good business decisions to foster successes, which lead to profits.
Location: 560 Harrison Avenue, 404
Tel: 617 671 0880
Contact: Stella Loven, President
Our mission is to promote entrepreneurial, innovative and commercial exchange between Sweden and New England. We strive to provide our members with a diverse, active business network and customized corporate services in one of the world’s most dynamic business regions.
Location: 420 Broadway
Tel: 215 527 4902
Contact: Patrick Ballmer, Chairman
The Chapter's Board aims at providing services and programs to Chamber members in this region and promoting the development of Swiss-U.S. business relations. It was established in 2008.
Location: 101 Main Street, Suite 1720
Tel: 781 272 3875
Contact: Vanita Shastri, Executive Director
TiE-Boston is a comprehensive eco-system for entrepreneurs with vital resources for every stage of the entrepreneurial process. It is part of the global TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) group that is the largest not-for profit organization promoting entrepreneurship. TiE-Boston runs several vibrant programs to educate, mentor, network and inspire entrepreneurs in the community. TiE connects entrepreneurs with each other and other stakeholders in the entrepreneurial world including other serial entrepreneurs, Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, Vendors and Service Providers.
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: 10 Winter 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 300426
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: East Building 1
Tel. 617-542-8995, Ext. 103
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.