The SBDC offers free individual counseling in such areas as new business feasibility ans start-up, business plan preparation, financial management, and general management strategies for small businesses engaged in retail, service, manufacturing and wholesale industries. Learn more »


The SBDC offers free and low cost workshops, seminars and courses geared to the needs of small businesses. Utilizing qualified professionals recruited from the business world, the SBDC provides hands-on, expert instruction on varied business topics. Learn more »


The SBDC has access to a wide range of information for business success. Let us give you that extra advantage needed in today’s competitive business environment. The SBDC can provide business with information concerning contracting with government, international trade, intellectual property protection and technology transfer. Learn more »

February 01, 2016

We're pleased to celebrate the 25th year of our successful business training course "How to Start and Operate a Business in East Texas." The Longview News Journal has an excellent write up discussing the class and its successes with Brad. Click here for our full brochure. 

January 27, 2016

Sign up now before it's too late! The Spring 2016 training calendar will include our popular 8 week course, "How to Start and Operate a Business in East Texas." Call us to sign up today!  These classes fill FAST! Click here for our full brochure. 

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