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.
Counselors assists small businesses in areas ranging from business plan
development and financing, to marketing, advertising, and international
Our counselors have backgrounds as small business owners, and can provide the practical expertise needed for today's businesses to succeed. Counselors maintain the highest ethical standards of confidentiality, and provide one-on-one counseling services at no charge to the client.
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.
The Big Bend Region SBDC newsletter is sent via e-mail on Mondays to over 500 subscribers. There is no cost to subscribe and subscriptions can be canceled at any time. To subscribe, provide your name and city on an email to email@example.com or call SBDC Professional Trainer, Dennie Miller, at 432.837.8813.
Texas Small Business Assessment Poll
The Texas SBDC
has been recognized by the Federal Reserve Bank-Dallas as a
conduit to the small business community because of its direct
relationships with chambers of commerce and other economic development
partners. Together with their Community
Development division, a Texas Small Business Needs Assessment
Poll has launched and is being made available electronically to the
Texas small business community from mid-September
thru the end of the calendar year.
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