National Entrepreneur Center

The National Entrepreneur Center collaborates with 19 business support organizations and offers two programs – BizLink Orange and Central Florida Trade Office (CFITO), to provide our small business community help, when and how they need it!


Founded in 2003, the National Entrepreneur Center (NEC) is a public private partnership funded by the Central Florida community. The NEC is the home of 19 business resource organizations who share a single mission: to help you start and/or grow your business! 

NEC resource partners provide free to low cost business coaching, seminars, and valuable business connections, to thousands of small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, each year within our facility, as well as at community centers across the region.

The two NEC programs , BizLink Orange, and Central Florida International Trade Office (CFITO) offer additional resources, to help entrepreneurs grow our local economy. 

By connecting with the NEC, we can help you navigate the amazing choices of business assistance organizations available in Central Florida. WE are ready to help you quickly secure the help you need, so you can get back to growing your business!


Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Research (Specialty)

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General (Specialty)


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space (Specialty)

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Obtaining Certifications

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes


  • Business Management Training
  • Marketing Training
  • Sales Training

Events and Community Building

  • Business Matchmaking Events (Specialty)
  • Global Entrepreneurship Week
  • Meetups
  • Small Business Week
  • Specialty Events (Specialty)

Disaster Relief

  • Disaster Recovery (Specialty)
  • Disaster Resource & Services (Specialty)
  • Disaster Training
  • Other
Contact Information
Monique Wilson
3201 E. Colonial Drive
Suite A20
Orlando, FL 32803