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Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Continues Stance in World Trademark Review Silver Categor

January 20, 2016

  January 20, 2016 (Boston, MA) – For the sixth consecutive year, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds has been recognized by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.  This year, the firm continues to be ranked in the Silver category, described by WTR as “eminent practices and individuals also attract extensive feedback ...

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John Colucci Named to McLane Middleton’s Management Committee

January 20, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For More Information Contact: Chris Joy, Chris Joy Communications (617) 803-3921 | chris@chrisjoycomm.com     John Colucci Named to McLane Middleton’s Management Committee   Manchester, N.H. and Woburn, Mass. (Jan. 20, 2016) – The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce the John D. Colucci was added to the firm’s management committee – the highest governing ...

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AAFCPAs Promotes Five to Partner to Support Firm Growth

January 13, 2016

AAFCPAs Promotes Five to Partner to Support Firm Growth AAFCPAs is excited to announce the promotion of five additional Partners to our team. Julie Chevalier, Dan Stanhope, Matt Troiano, Charlie Webb, and Matthew Boyle provide best value assurance, tax & advisory solutions, with outstanding client service to AAFCPAs’ growing client list of nonprofit organizations, privately-held commercial ...

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SBANE “Calls for Nominations” for 2016 New England Innovation Awards

January 05, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Barber VP and General Manager SBANE susan@sbane.org 781-890-9070 ex 236 SBANE “Calls for Nominations” for 2016 New England Innovation Awards SBANE’s prestigious award program is kicking off the 30th Anniversary of celebrating New England’s Innovation Economy. Waltham, MA, January 5, 2016 – The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) is proud to announce a “Call for ...

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Notice of SBANE Annual Meeting

October 26, 2015

The Annual Meeting of the members for the Association for the election of the Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in the Livermore Room of the Westin Hotel in Waltham MA at 2:30 PM. All SBANE members are welcome to attend.

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SBANE Presents Senior Executive Circle, Your Peer Advisory Group

August 03, 2015

For Immediate Release: SBANE Presents Senior Executive Circle, Your Peer Advisory Group WALTHAM, MASS – July 28, 2015 The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) has opened enrollment for Senior Executive Circle, formerly known as CEO Dialogue Program. Senior Executive Circle is a peer advisory group for executives within the C-suite to come together and gain perspectives ...

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SBANE Announces the Winners of the 2015 Innovation Awards

May 08, 2015

SBANE Announces the Winners of the 2015 Innovation Awards Judges chose eight winners from an impressive pool of 175 nominees WALTHAM, Mass., May 7, 2015– The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) has announced the eight winners of the prestigious 2015 SBANE New England Innovation Awards. The winners, narrowed from a list of 20 finalists, were ...

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173 Companies Nominated for 2015 SBANE New England Innovation Awards

March 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Barber Communications and Programs Director SBANE susan@sbane.org 781-890-9070 ex 236   173 Companies Nominated for 2015 SBANE New England Innovation Awards Waltham, MA, March 12, 2015 – The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) officially closed nominations for the 2015 New England Innovation Awards on March 11th after a two month call. The prestigious New England Innovation ...

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SBANE “Calls for Nominations” for 2015 New England Innovation Awards

February 18, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Barber Communications and Programs Director SBANE susan@sbane.org 781-890-9070 ex 236   SBANE “Calls for Nominations” for 2015 New England Innovation Awards SBANE’s prestigious award program is kicking off its 30th year of recognizing innovative companies around New England. Waltham, MA, January 8, 2015 – The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) is proud to announce a “Call ...

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SBANE Announces Board Members for the 2014-2015 year

October 28, 2014

For Immediate Release SBANE Announces Board Members for the 2014-2015 year SBANE Members welcomed 6 new Directors at the October 21st Annual Meeting Waltham, MA, October 27, 2014 – SBANE Members gathered at the Westin Waltham Hotel on Tuesday, October 21st for an Annual Meeting where the first order of business was to elect new members to ...

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SBANE CEO Dialogue Open Registration

August 14, 2014

The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) has now opened registration for the CEO Dialogue Program. The CEO Dialogue Program is a business owner’s exclusive peer advisory group, consisted of up to ten C-Level peers who meet regularly, once a month, to discuss business issues and business strategy in a confidential space. With each ...

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NYT: “They Protect Small Businesses” by SBANE’s Former Chairman Andrew Botti

June 17, 2014

They Protect Small Businesses Andrew P. Botti is a lawyer at the McLane Law Firm and the former chairman of the Smaller Business Association of New England. JUNE 10, 2014 Noncompete agreements are integral legal mechanisms for small businesses, which must protect their intellectual property and confidential information to stay afloat. In Massachusetts, noncompetes have been recognized and enforced for this very ...

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SBANE: The 2014 New England Innovation Awards Winners

May 08, 2014

For Immediate Release: SBANE: The 2014 New England Innovation Awards Winners WALTHAM, MA – May 8, 2014 The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE), sponsor of the New England Innovation Awards since its inception in 1986, proudly announces the 2014 Winners, selected from 210 innovative organizations to compete in the final phase of this competition. Rising Star Category Content ...

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SBANE & Insight Performance Inc. HR & Business Climate Survey Results Are In

January 27, 2014

Insight Performance Inc. conducted a Human Resources Program & Business Climate survey, forecasting the business trends for 2014. Respondents were smaller companies located in the New England area and 89% of those respondents have 1 to 100  full time employees. Companies based their 2014 predictions by evaluating their, at the time, current 2013 profits, business conditions, ...

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SBANE Elects New Chair of the Board of Directors

November 05, 2013

November 4, 2013 I am very pleased to announce that Robert M. Shea has been elected Chair of the SBANE Board of Directors for a two-year term, commencing October 30, 2013. Bob has served on the Board and Executive Committee for several years, most recently as Secretary, and has been very active in supporting SBANE committees, ...

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Economic Impacts of Sequestration – Survey of Federal Government Contractors

September 19, 2013

On March 1, 2013, automatic across-the-board cuts in federal spending, known as “sequestration,” instituted caps on the amount of federal funds that would be distributed to state agencies, departments, contractors, and subcontractors. On behalf of the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance, MassDevelopment, and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute ...

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SBANE Chairman of the Board to Speak at Upcoming PBN Summit

September 18, 2013

On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 The Providence Business News will host a summit about the launch of the Health Benefits Exchange. Phil Papoojian, Chairman of the SBANE Board of Directors and President of MERECO Technologies Group, will sit on the distinguished panel. The event will be held from 8:00 until 10:30 am at the Crowne Plaza ...

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SBANE Affiliate NSBA Releases New Survey on Exporting Shows Small Business Export Growth

June 13, 2013

Contact: Molly Brogan 202-552-2904 press@nsba.biz New Survey on Exporting Shows Small Business Export Growth Washington, D.C. – The National Small Business Association (NSBA) and its international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA) today released the 2013 Small Business Exporting Survey. Among the key findings: more small businesses are exporting today than just three years ago; and there ...

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NSBA to Host Briefing Call on Immigration Reform – May 30

May 20, 2013

NSBA to Host Briefing Call on Immigration Reform – May 30 On Thursday, May 30 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, NSBA will host a teleconference to discuss immigration reform and how the various proposals being debated in Congress today could impact your business. In addition to NSBA experts, the call will feature Mr. Alvaro M. Bedoya, Chief Counsel for ...

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