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The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers assistance to entrepreneurs in all stages of the business lifecycle, whether they are beginning their business endeavor or are looking to grow their existing operation. The SBDC provides free one-on-one counseling centered around the business planning process, including financing, market research, marketing strategies, and management and cash flow analysis. Chamber membership is not required to utilize these services. Visit our Business Development Services page for links to additional resources.

For more information on the SBDC, contact Bill Wersell, Vice President Business Development Services, ext. 224 or e-mail:


The Small Business Development Center of Ohio (SBDC) program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) 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. Contact Sabrina D'Onofrio, 300 Madison Avenue, Ste. 200, Toledo, Ohio by phone at 419-243-8191 to make arrangements.


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