COVID-19 • Preventative measures are necessary to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 Virus and will have an impact on our programming. Specifically, any program with 25 or more participants will need to be postponed until after April 15, 2020.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Impact Survey

These are exceptionally difficult times for businesses experiencing the impact and uncertainty of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We would like to assist our business community by conducting this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Impact Survey. The impact data that you can provide is valuable to federal, state, and local leaders as they make resource response decisions. We will share this data with them.

Working together, we can help those who are helping us. Please complete this Coronavirus (COVID-19) Survey and share the link with other businesses and networks. It will be available to be taken until Wednesday, April 1, 2020.


Estos son tiempos excepcionalmente difíciles para las empresas que experimentan el impacto y la incertidumbre del Coronavirus (COVID-19). Nos gustaría ayudar a nuestra comunidad negociante mediante la realización de esta Encuesta de Impacto Comercial de Coronavirus (COVID-19). Los datos de esta, llegarán a los líderes federales, estatales y locales a medida que tomarán decisiones importantes sobre recursos en su comunidad y negocio. Compartiremos estos datos con ellos.

Tu cooperacion con esta encuesta nos ayudará a proveer mejor recursos. Complete esta encuesta de Coronavirus (COVID-19) y comparta el la encuesta con otras empresas y redes. Estará disponible hasta el miércoles 1ro de Abril del 2020.

Laura Swanson, Directora ejecutiva
The Enterprise Center

Haga clic aquí para completar nuestra encuesta

Start a Business


The North Shore is right in line with contemporary work trends and thinking. Increasingly, people are including quality of life in their job decisions; they’re working from home or across the country from their employer’s headquarters. Add to that the fact that many young people today don’t want to find a job, they want to create their own.

We invite you to create your job—your company—in Essex County, where both the lifestyle and support for new businesses are unmatched.

Start-up support

• The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (SBDC), based in the Enterprise Center at Salem State University is a great place to start.
• The North Shore Alliance can answer questions and help you access the right people and find solutions to your start-up issues.
• Specialized certificate and Associate degree programs are training workers for key industry clusters, giving them the knowledge and skills to be contributing employees from day one.
• The North of Boston Business Plan Competition offers new companies both financial awards and, just as important, access to and feedback from regional business leaders.