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Helping Build Oregon’s Best Businesses

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The SOU Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides in-depth, one-on-one guidance to businesses and prospective entrepreneurs at no fee. The SBDC business advisors have expertise in a broad spectrum of business issues. Click here to meet our staff. We can help you gather information, evaluate, plan, and create systems for your business that lead to greater profit, job creation, and job retention. Team counseling and on-site visits are available, as well as customized business assistance focused on your business needs.


The SOU SBDC provides services to business owners and entrepreneurs including:

  • Start-up assistance
  • Feasibility assessment
  • Business plan assistance
  • Market and industry research
  • Financial understanding, analysis, and profit strategies
  • Systems and operations planning
  • Access to GROW Oregon
  • Access to Government Contract Assistance

Classes & Workshops

Click on the workshops below for more information

Smart Start Your Business

Lunch, Learn & Launch Series

Business Plan Workshop 

Additional Business Courses 

Statewide SBDC Events & Workshops

Small Business Administration Events

R U Bankable?

For more information, please call:

(541) 552-8300    

Our office is located in Room 130
RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett Street, Medford, OR

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Hours: Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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The Small Business Development Center is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute or express an implied endorsement of any of the cosponsors; or participants' opinions, products, or services. Special arrangement for disabled individuals will be made if requested in advance.