The Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDCN) provides advising, training, online courses and resources for businesses throughout our state. Our 19 conveniently-located Centers assist business people like you in every aspect of business development and management.
Oregon’s SBDCs deliver our services to anyone who owns or operates a business or is planning to start a business. We work with businesses in every industry and at every stage of growth from start-ups to well-established companies, from one employee to 500. In addition to no-cost confidential advising, we offer training and online courses that cover a wide range of business topics.
The Oregon Small Business Development Network was launched in 1983 and is part of a national network of Small Business Development Centers. The Oregon Network is a well-established partnership between 17 Oregon community colleges, two state universities, the US Small Business Administration and the Oregon Business Development Department.
Our mission is “Helping Build Oregon’s Best Businesses,” and that is what we do. For more information about all that we can do for your business, see what we offer.
We’re here to provide assistance in all aspects of small business management by providing you with:
We have locations at 19 Centers throughout Oregon. Plus, you can also find useful information on our website, which is organized into three areas depending on what stage your business is at and what you want to accomplish:
We'll help you with your business tasks and challenges including:
Think of us as a support team to make your business more successful. Our knowledgeable advisors have a wealth of business experience to share with you. To meet with an advisor, register now.
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The Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDCN) provides our services to anyone who owns, operates or is considering starting a business in Oregon. We work with businesses in every industry and at every stage of growth from start-ups to well-established companies, from one employee to 500. Through 19 Centers around the state, we offer no-cost confidential advising plus trainings, online courses and programs covering a wide range of business topics.
Here are just some of the thousands of Oregon businesses that we have helped to be more successfu.l
Art Event Productions, Ashland
Aspen Inn, Fort Klamath
Big Pat Designs, Portland
Bike Newport, Newport
Boulder Path Designs, The Dalles
Broadway Apothecary, Eugene
Bud Construction, Boring
Cal-Cert Company, Milwaukie
Cascade Peak Spirits, Ashland
Cuisine de Jour and The Greatest of All Time Café, Medford
Deschutes Concrete Construction, Bend
Divine Cupcake, Eugene
Dr. Chad Clement, DDS, Florence
Eco Solar, Klamath Falls
Florio Bakery, Portland
Fort George Brewery, Astoria
Grande Ronde Chiropractic Clinic, La Grande
Highway Products Inc, Grants Pass
Knight Vision Security, Corvallis
Inspiration and Associates, Salem
Lana Veenker Casting, Portland
Lime Wind, Lime
Mudshark Studios, Portland
Ogawa’s Japanese Restaurant, Ontario
Omega Landscape Maintenance and Design, Salem
Optimum Solutions, Damascus
Peanut Gallery, La Grande
Prodigal Son Brewery and Pub, Pendleton
Robin Cope Project Management, The Dalles
Roscoe’s BBQ, Phoenix
Sitka Technology Group, Portland
Table Rock Helicopters, Medford
Vanilla Jill’s, Eugene
Wahoo Films, Bend
ZH Brewing, Hillsboro
Through 19 Centers around the state, the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (OSBDCN) provides confidential, one-to-one advising at no cost to Oregon businesses and to Oregonians that are starting a new business.
And how do we deliver top quality services without charging you? We’re funded by the US Small Business Administration, the Oregon Business Development Department and our host community colleges and universities. There are nominal fees for some of our trainings, online courses, programs, and other resources. For more details, go to these areas of the website.
Our mission is to help build Oregon’s best businesses and strengthen the economy by assisting businesses like yours.
“Nothing can fully prepare you for the unexpected in business, but the class really helped me make sure I had all the pieces together and that I had a network to turn to as my business took off. My advisor, Scottie Jones, was always there for me, willing to answer questions and steer me to the right resources.”
Knight Vision Security
Our advising and training services usually begin at one of our 19 Oregon Centers. All SBDC advisors have real-world business management experience, and they can provide valuable guidance that is specific to your business needs. To schedule a confidential, no-cost meeting with an advisor at the nearest Center, register here.
We also offer:
What stage is your business at and what do you want to accomplish? You can find solutions on our website, which is organized into three areas:
We offer a range of opportunities to help you build your business—from expert advice to online classes available anytime that is convenient to you. If you want to take your business to the next level, we can help you get there.