If you’re located anywhere near Erie, PA you should know about the Manufacturer & Business Association (www.mbausa.org) which is one of the hidden gems and greatest resources available for small businesses in the region.
With members across the tri-state region including Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York – the organization offers discounts on business services such as energy costs and insurance, legal assistance, human resources and training, and technology training on products such as Intuit QuickBooks.
Originally the Manufacturers Association of Northwest Pennsylvania, MBA has grown considerably beyond its original manufacturing focus to become the leading resource for small and growing businesses in the region regardless of industry.
Wanna talk about free resources? They’ve got you covered with attorney-reviewed forms including hiring, termination, compensation and benefits, health and safety, and more (dozens upon dozens more!).
And membership is extremely affordable starting at under $300 annually for smaller businesses with up to 15 employees and no more than $725 for companies up to 200 employees. You will certainly get a lot of value from the organization including networking opportunities and a subscription to Business Magazine covering everything that’s happening in the region.Access the comprehensive Business Technology Case Study Library inside our Instant Member Resource Center to discover how peers in your industry have transformed their businesses.