Starting or operating a small business has never been more challenging than it is now. At the Agawam Small Business Assistance Center our goal is to see you succeed in your venture.


Founded in 2002, ASBAC's mission is to educate you as you go forward with your business. ASBAC offers FREE one on one counseling by an experienced team of professionals as well as offering FREE seminars, workshops and courses for regional entrepreneurs that want to start or improve their business.

ASBAC is fully funded by donations from area businesses and organizations and is staffed by volunteers.


Topics covered by our counseling, mentoring and workshops include:


  • Starting up a business
  • Business Loans
  • Marketing and sales
  • Business planning
  • Accounting, financial and tax matters
  • Human resources


There are many more, and If you have an interest in a special area, let us know. If you are planning to venture into the exciting world of starting up your own business (or already there, but need help in growing) we are here and anxious to assist you.

Our services and workshops are totally free. All you need to do is call us and we will get you started on the road to success!