The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce strengthens the economic climate through business leadership that fosters member and community prosperity.

Business Counseling

Commerce RI

(401) 222-2601 Fax: (401) 459-6425

Commerce RI is the state's quasi-public economic development organization. It provides services and assistance to Rhode Island businesses, manages the Quonset Davisville Port & Commerce Park, and oversees the operations of the Rhode Island Tourism Division.

315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101 Providence, RI 02908


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

(401) 528-4561 Fax: (401) 528-4539
The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers financial, technical and management assistance to Americans wishing to start or expand their businesses.
380 Westminster Mall, Room 511 Providence, RI 02903

Rhode Island Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Phone:  401-874-SBDC (7232)
The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center (RISBDC) at the University of Rhode Island helps businesses succeed by providing a variety of free and low-cost resources. The Northern Rhode Island SBDC representative is located in the Chamber’s office. The main center is listed below.

University of RI 75 Lower College Rd, Suite 1
Kingston, RI 02881

Senior Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)

(401) 528-4561 Fax: (401) 528-4539

The SCORE Association is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE is dedicated to aiding in the formation, growth, and success of small businesses. A SCORE representative is available at the Chamber by appointment.

380 Westminster Mall Providence, RI 02903

Rhode Island Export Assistance Center at Bryant University

(401) 232-6407 Fax: (401) 232-6416

The Rhode Island Export Assistance Center at Bryant University (RIEAC) helps local businesses enter the world market.1150 Douglas Pike Smithfield, RI 02917-1284