Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Berkshire Regional Office


Training Events


The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center's Berkshire Regional Office conducts free and low-cost workshops and conferences addressing a wide range of concerns for both start-up and existing businesses. Many of these programs are cosponsored with local chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, community development organizations, trade associations, banks and corporate sponsors. 

Click here to visit our video page that contains past training and helpful videos!

For a complete listing of MSBDC seminars offered throughout the state, please visit the statewide calendar at


How to Start a Business Webinar Series

Congratulations on taking the first steps towards starting your own business! Did you know that small businesses are the economic engine of Massachusetts, driving growth and most job creation? The Massachusetts SBDC has created a monthly webinar series specifically designed to provide new business owners with an overview of the information and tools needed to evaluate and develop a new business venture. Click here for details and dates!


Opportunity Knocks: COVID Business Start-Ups and Expansions in Western MA (1 hour video)

We are pleased to have co-hosted a live panel discussion featuring four local entrepreneurs who braved the odds by building something new during the pandemic. If you are thinking of launching a new venture or are just curious how these local entrepreneurs did it, view this no-holds barred presentation by clicking on image below.

Opportunity Knocks

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