CORONAVIRUS INFO

CORONAVIRUS INFOCORONAVIRUS INFO.

In an effort to keep small business owners up-to-date on the latest information about how Coronavirus is affecting businesses and what your options are, we have created a page dedicated to the latest information we have on this topic.

Free Business Advice.

The TSBDC offers free business advising services from qualified business advisors across the state.

Start Your Business.

For over 30 years we’ve been helping Tennessee’s entrepreneurs bring their business ideas to life.

Grow Your Business.

Business growth can be overwhelming. Let us help you develop a plan to succeed!

Convenient Locations Across TN.

We have locations all across the state staffed with people who know about doing business in your neck of the woods!

What is the Tennessee Small Business Development Center network?

Overview Our Level of Experience Mission Statement.

For over 30 years, the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) network has been empowering small business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals with a business idea to innovate new products and services that compete in the global marketplace. We are a network of certified professional business counselors conveniently located in a community near you. We have various locations; 14 of which are service centers, 1 is an affiliate office, and 1 is our online center – available 24/7.

More than 100,000 businesses have received assistance from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center network. Whether you are a manufacturer, retailer, service provider, or a professional; we are here to help entrepreneurs help themselves. The Tennessee Small Business Development Center provides a myriad of services for entrepreneurs to take advantage of like free confidential counseling as well as training seminars, both public and private, on many business related topics. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and confidentiality, in addition to our reputation of producing demonstrable results for the communities we serve.

Recognizing that small business is the economic backbone of the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee Small Business Development Center’s mission is to be the premier provider of quality solutions to potential and existing small businesses’ needs through consultation, education, referral, and support services. By providing these services through its interactive network of resource partners, the Tennessee Small Business Development Center promotes growth and prosperity in the domestic and international markets of the business community and enhances its economic impact on the State of Tennessee.

Jobs Retained.

Jobs Created.

*Annual impact data from the previous program year-end.

Here are just some of our many client success stories.

Andrew Finney of Perkins Drugs.

Rick and Renee Dillon and Megan Hines of Hops and Barley.

Duggin Construction Co. LLC.

Brandy Bonner Aden of A & B Construction Company Inc.

Kristie Cavin of Roadway Solutions LLC.

Beth and Jay Adams of Briarcliff Storage LLC.

Michelle Moragne of Taylor Medical Clinic.

Sonya Briggs, Nikki Orazine, and Shehla Roone of MotusX.

Craig Charles of Crown Cutz Academy.

Wade Jeffries of Pig-N-Out BBQ & Grill.

Charles Atkins of Puroclean.

Chris Bingham of Chattanooga Plumbing Inc.

Kathleen and Bob Brady of Oh That’s Good Food.

Estes Folk of Pro Health Wellness Clinic.

February 13, 2018.

Michelle French of Animal Element Equine, Inc.

February 13, 2018.

Abraham George of SS Energy Technologies, LLC.

February 13, 2018.

Colby McKinney of Smith County Insider.

February 13, 2018.

Dr. Debbie Reynolds of Veterinary Home Healthcare.

February 13, 2018.

Kristie Holdren of My Veggie Chef.

February 13, 2018.

Ingrid Traynham of The Cleaning Force.

February 13, 2018.

What do we offer?

Free Local & Virtual Business Advising.

Our locations are staffed with local individuals from your community that pride themselves on monitoring the economic climate of their respective service areas and being an active part of their business communities. These individuals will work with you and your business to determine the solutions that best suit your needs.

Local & Virtual Training.

Our locations provide training services on topics that are relevant and representative of the knowledge entrepreneurs need to operate and compete. Most seminars are interactive experiences where attendees are encouraged to participate in the learning experience.

Local & Nationwide Referrals.

Sometimes your needs will go beyond the services our network offers – and that’s okay! We still want to be a part of the solution and we can be by providing you with local or nationwide referrals to service providers who can assist with your needs.

&copy 1984 – 2020 Tennessee Small Business Development Centers. All rights reserved.

The Tennessee Small Business Development Centers network, hosted by Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN, is an accredited member of the National Association of Small Business Development Centers and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, participating universities and community colleges, and regional support partners. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA and other program sponsors. All information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. All information, events, and/or prices are subject to change or withdrawal. The Tennessee Small Business Development Centers Network shall not be held responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints. Please confirm the information with the listing party. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact your local center or our state office at 3050 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 or call toll free at 1-877-898-3900.

Website developed and maintained by the TSBDC office at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, TSBDC centers are not accepting walk-in or in-person client meetings at this time. Counseling will continue via phone, email, and online video conferencing methods. Please use the Request Free Advising button below to request counseling, or the locations dropdown to find contact information for your local center. If you have any questions or concerns, please click here to contact us.

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