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Brevard Business Assistance

Whether it’s searching for a new job, broadening your network, launching a new business or assisting in a wealth of other professional-development affairs, Brevard County’s organizational and business assistance entities can help you reach your goals.

CareerSource Brevard

The mission of CareerSource Brevard is to facilitate and be the catalyst for workforce development services that are responsive to the employment needs of Brevard County. The organization also is a network of “one-stop” career centers that offer a variety of services to both job seekers and employers. CareerSourceBrevard.com

Chambers of Commerce

Brevard County is served by four Chambers of Commerce ─ including the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida, the Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce ─ which collectively serve as the voice of local business, enhance the quality of life throughout the Space Coast and act as an advocate and catalyst for the overall growth and prosperity of the business community.

Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast

The Economic Development Commission (EDC) of Florida’s Space Coast is a community coalition building a better Brevard County through economic development. This is done by offering a variety of services to site selectors and local and incoming businesses and by activating a large and powerful investor base to effect county-wide change. SpaceCoastEDC.org

Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Florida SBDC on Eastern Florida State College’s Melbourne campus is a sub-center of the Small Business Development Center at the University of Central Florida. It offers free counseling to help individuals start or expand small businesses; seminars on business planning, loan packaging and more; assistance in writing a business plan; and libraries containing instructional books. EasternFlorida.edu

Founders Forum

Founders Forum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the needs of entrepreneurs within the community. Its primary focus is to provide a forum where existing and new businesses can enhance their capabilities and broaden their network in order to successfully grow their companies. FoundersForum.com

LEAD Brevard

The organization’s goals are to provide leadership development and training for the community through existing programs, like Leadership Brevard, and through the LEAD Institute which provides additional training and development opportunities. LeadBrevard.org

Young Professionals of Brevard

Young Professionals of Brevard (ypB), is the premier program in Brevard County dedicated to career-minded individuals, who are interested in expanding their professional and social networks and participating in career and community development opportunities. LeadBrevard.org

Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech

The Women's Business Center's mission is to accelerate sustainable business growth for women entrepreneurs. The Women's Business Center offers targeted, highly-effective training to start-up businesses and second-stage growth-oriented companies. WBC.FIT.edu