Human Resources Industry Research International Trade Legal Market Research Marketing Primary Research Tools Publications Science & Technology Search Engine Optimization Social Media Starting a Business Statistics ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Member Trade Associations at the ANSI portal allow you to search by name, ICS codes, and industry sector.This listing includes associations that contribute to US standards and conformity assessments.Directory of Associations | Directory Of Search from over 35,000 local, regional, national, and international associations.
There is a great deal of good information freely available on the Web.
The following websites provide a starting point for your business research activities.
They are arranged in categories to help you expedite your search.
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American Marketing Association | The world’s largest and most comprehensive professional society of marketers Biotechnology Industry Organization | The mission of BIO is to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for its member organizations –both large and small National Restaurant Association | The leading business association for the restaurant industry National Retail Federation | The world’s largest retail trade association TOP Biz Stats | Compare your company performance to others in the same industry Fintel Scorecard | fintel.us/products/Business Compare your company to others in the industry based on 9 core ratios TOP Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh | carnegielibrary.org/services/for-businesses/entrepreneurs-and-small-businesses/business-plans-index/ Guide to business plans by type of business Entrepreneur Magazine has a wealth of useful information about business plan writing.
Two helpful articles: Business Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide is a “how to” for writing your plan along with the business rationale for doing so.
The article provides templates, sample plans, and links to plan-writing software.
A formidable collection of contemporary art collected by Wake Forest University undergraduates will be featured in a major off-campus exhibit, entitled WITH OPEN EYES: 50 YEARS OF ART IDEALISTS, at The...
More n celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the founding of Salem, NC, enjoy a concert each night on Salem Square followed by a magical light show that tells the story of Salem. More SECCA's Decade Party is in celebration of the Wake Forest University Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art exhibit, titled WITH OPEN EYES: 50 YEARS OF ART IDEALISTS. More Join curators and other MESDA experts for a series of special expert led behind the scenes tours that focus on particular aspects of the museum's unparalleled collection of Southern decorative arts.
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