employees and pay benefits for them, has created an ongoing demand for technical staffing services.
High-Growth Market Resources for 2007
[Health & Wellness]
The International SPA Association
A worldwide community of spa professionals, product manufacturers, and service providers
Liberty Fitness: A franchise that emphasizes women’s total body health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness www.libertyfitnessfranchise.com 888-521-2582
Department of Homeland Security Small Business Procurement Assistance: Designed to provide the links to contracts, grants, and research and development resources www.dhs.gov/xopnbiz/smallbusiness 202-282-8000
Federal Business Opportunities: The point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities of more than $25,000 www.fedbizopps.gov 877-472-3779
National Association of Home Builders: A trade association that promotes national housing policies. Visit this site to find strategic partners and resources that serve the industry. www.nahb.org 800-368-5242
Minority Business Development Agency: The Minority Business Development Agency is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and was created specifically to foster the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses in America. www.mbda.gov 888-324-1551
National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc.: This business membership organization lists regional councils that certify and match more than 15,000 minority-owned businesses with member corporations. www.nmsdcus.org 212-944-2430
Portable technology offers unparalleled business opportunities in selling devices, services, or accessories. Vist wireless phone company Websites such as www.ver izon.com and www.sprint.com and check out their wholesale and value-added reseller opportunities.