Market Development

Looking to market your product to other consumers? Would you like to sell your products to other countries? Our network of organizations can help you determine the best way and the best places to market your product.

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is one of the nation’s longest-running technology-based economic development programs. For more than 30 years, BFTP has provided both early-stage and established companies with funding, business and technical expertise and access to a network of innovative, expert resources. Their goal is to accelerate technology development and commercialization in the state of Pennsylvania, and to create high-paying, sustainable jobs for Pennsylvanians.

Northcentral Office

(Centre, Clinton, Juniata & Mifflin counties)

115 Technology Center

University Park, PA 16802

814-863-0532

http://cnp.benfranklin.org/

Northeastern Office

(Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Union counties)

116 Research Drive

Plaza Level

Bethlehem, PA 18015

610-849-9091

http://nep.benfranklin.org/

The Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide one-on-one consulting, educational programs, and information to pre-venture, start-up, and existing small businesses located in the Central PREP Region. Consulting is confidential and provided at no charge by a staff of skilled professionals that emphasize education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. The SBDC program is a cooperative effort between the private sector, the educational community and federal, state, and local governments. The Bucknell University SBDC serves Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties.

112 Dana Engineering Building
Lewisburg PA 17837



IMC is a private-public partnership that contributes to the economic growth in Central Pennsylvania through an engaged staff that provide the manufacturers of our region with objective advice, strategic perspective, high value services and solutions through access to regional, state and national resources. The IMC serves Centre, Clinton, Juniata, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties.

One College Avenue

DIF 32

Williamsport, PA 17701

570-329-3200

http://www.imcpa.com/

The Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide one-on-one consulting, educational programs, and information to pre-venture, start-up, and existing small businesses located in the Central PREP Region. Consulting is confidential and provided at no charge by a staff of skilled professionals that emphasize education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. The SBDC program is a cooperative effort between the private sector, the educational community and federal, state, and local governments. The Lock Haven SBDC service area in the Central PREP Region includes: Clinton and Lycoming counties.

301 West Church Street

East Campus,

Lock Haven, PA 17745

570-484-2589

http://www.lhup.edu/sbdc/index.htm

Northeastern Pensylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) provides world-class consulting services exclusively to manufacturers throughout northeastern and northern Pennsylvania. NEPIRC works with its clients on consultative engagements designed to address their unique challenges and maximize their profitability. NEPIRC’s staff of professional business advisors and highly-qualified consultants design customized solutions for NEPIRC clients that enable them to adopt industry best practices, implement next generation manufacturing strategies, achieve profitable growth, successfully enter new markets and innovate new products and, ultimately, achieve profitability levels that exceed industry benchmarks. NEPIRC serves Columbia County.

75 Young Street

Hanover Industrial Estates

Hanover Township, PA 18706

570-819-8966

http://www.nepirc.com/

The Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) provide one-on-one consulting, educational programs, and information to pre-venture, start-up, and existing small businesses located in the Central PREP Region. Consulting is confidential and provided at no charge by a staff of skilled professionals that emphasize education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. The SBDC program is a cooperative effort between the private sector, the educational community and federal, state, and local governments. The Penn State SBDC service area in the Central PREP Region includes: Centre and Mifflin Counties.

200 Innovation Blvd

119 Technology Center

University Park PA 16802

814-863-4293

http://sbdc.psu.edu/

 

Millions of potential customers are located far beyond our borders. Let the SEDA-COG Export Development Program help prepare you to compete in these overseas markets and realize the global potential of your business. We provide counseling and technical assistance to new-to-export and experienced companies within the 11-county Central Pennsylvania region. This assistance includes but is not limited to: product classification, export compliance, regulatory issues, documentation, customer screening, payment methods and cultural considerations.

SEDA-COG Export

201 Furnace Road

Lewisburg, PA 17837

570-524-4491

            http://www.seda-cog.org/export/Pages/Home.aspx