BIG BEND REGION MINORITY
Alpine Office: 432-837-8694 Pecos Office: 432-447-0538
Since its inception in 1992, the Big Bend Region Minority and Small
Business Development Center has secured over 425 loans amounting
to over $91 million, has served over 4700 clients, conducted over 500
seminars, and assisted with more than 170 new business start-ups, while in
the process creating over 1200 new jobs.
The Center helps
existing and start-up small business owners develop management skills,
thereby improving their potential for success. Business Advisors assist small
businesses in areas ranging from business plan development and financing, to
marketing, advertising, and international trade assistance.
South-West Texas Border Region Network
The Big Bend Region Minority and Small Business Development Center is part of a larger South-West Border Region Network with headquarters based on the campus of the University of Texas - San Antonio. The Network is an accredited member of America's SBDC.
Big Bend Region SBDC Receives Productivity Award. Alpine.
Alpine - Recently, the
Institute for Economic Development, Small Business Development
Center Network Office at the University of Texas - San Antonio
(UTSA), presented a productivity award in the category of Client
Capital Formation to the Big Bend Region Minority and Small
Business Development Center (SBDC) located on the campus of Sul
Ross State University in Alpine. In fiscal year 2013, the Big
Bend Region SBDC successfully acquired over $22 million through
business loans for their clients. Along with this dollar amount,
over 215 area jobs were created or retained in the Big Bend
Region as a result of the assistance given to small business
concerns by the SBDC staff at Sul Ross.
SBDCGlobal.com: connecting small businesses to the world!
International connections, trade tools and market information are critical for your small business to succeed in importing and exporting. Through SBDCGlobal.com, your small business can gain access to new markets, supplier networks, facilitated international business opportunities, cutting edge trade information and one-on-one consulting from Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs). As an SBDC client, you can expand your global potential!
Big Bend Region Minority and Small Business Development Center Newsletter.
The Big Bend
Region Minority and Small Business Development Center produces
and distributes a weekly newsletter of interest to local business
owners, managers, entrepreneurs and those considering a small
business startup. Content includes seminar and workshop
announcements, conference dates, local success stories and
features pertaining to conducting business. The SBDC newsletter
is rapidly becoming the preferred choice of businesses in the Big
Bend Region to keep abreast of local and regional developments as
well as training opportunities.
No-Cost Online Virtual Training Workshops in English and Spanish.
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A partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The Big Bend Region Minority and Small Business Development Center at Sul Ross State University is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please call 432.837.8694 to make arrangements.
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