Welcome to the NEC!

Welcome to the Disney/SBA National Entrepreneur Center (NEC) located in Orlando, Florida. We invite you to use the Center's services and programs to help create a vision for your company's future.

Business Information Center (BIC)
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If you visit the NEC office in Orlando, you'll find a facility with the tools to help you start your business. You may want to get familiar with the office layout and the specific office support services  we provide to make your trip as productive as possible.

If you are not able to visit the NEC office in person, we provide many online resources and contact information for many regional service providers.

You can always speak with any of our NEC staff to get a more personalized service tailored to your specific needs - just call us at (407)420-4848.

Services - Business Information Center (BIC)

So what does the BIC have to offer?

The Computer Lab

The computer lab provides a fully functional office environment:

Access to computers with business software tools

High-speed internet access

Print, scan, & copy capability

Note: The NEC is not liable for files you save on the network - we suggest you bring your own diskette.

The Library

The library contains reference materials in the following formats:




The library contains hundreds of titles addressing how to start and operate your business - there are even some titles in


Note: All library resources must remain at the BIC - you cannot check them out.

The BIC is a comprehensive information center for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Here, you will find the research tools you need to successfully start, manage, and effectively run a small business. We have an extensive library of books/videos/cd-roms plus online tools and resources.

Whether you are writing your business plan, creating an online marketing campaign, or looking for sample agreements and contracts, you can make use of the BIC. Staff members will help you navigate our resources, match you up with a small business expert for free one-on-one counseling, and direct you to the training seminars best suited to your needs.

The BIC is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm. For more information, please call 407-420-4848.

Whether you are thinking about starting a business of your own, expanding your business, or looking for some guidance with the management of your organization, we can put you in touch with a variety of experts who can assist. NEC counselors can help you:

Write a business plan

Form your business

Identify funding options

Develop marketing programs

Establish an accounting system

and much, much more

Counselors will share with you their business experience and their extensive knowledge of both available resources and the requirements for conducting business.

The best part is counseling is typically free of charge.



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