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SBDC Clients Win Flavor of Georgia Contest

Since 2007, Flavor of Georgia has launched new products into success and garnered more publicity and sales for products already in the market. From rural farmers to urban businesses, successful and talented food artisans have emerged from all over Georgia to create delicacies from the abundant agricultural products our state has to offer. Over 1,400 […]

Remembering Former UGA Business Dean and National Legacy

Former University of Georgia business dean, William C. Flewellen, Jr., 100 years-of-age, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. He leaves behind a national legacy for business education and small business assistance as he was the driving force behind the creation of the national Small Business Develop Center (SBDC) program. Flewellen, who was named dean of […]

New Entrepreneurs Need More Than a Plan to Build a Successful Business

A business plan is just the first step to realizing a successful business. Successful entrepreneurs also need local resources, practical business knowledge (or access to it), and a network of colleagues to rely on. Our StartSMART class is more than just a business planning class, it delivers everything a new entrepreneur needs to build a […]

2018 Innovation of the Year Award

At the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, we offer a number of business training programs throughout the year. In 2017, we offered 229 programs throughout the state of Georgia, to be exact. And although we’ve delivered many standout programs, each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names a limited number […]

Women’s Business Expo – Athens

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][block_title style=”column_title” inner_style=”inline_border” title=”Description”][/block_title][vc_column_text]Professional Women Learning . . . Connecting . . . Growing . . . Succeeding![/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/MR-JS910nk0″ el_aspect=”43″ align=”center”][vc_column_text]A regional favorite is back for its 8th year, just in time to celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month. The UGA SBDC Women’s Business Expo provides the perfect forum for businesswomen to network, share […]

Assistance from the SBDC Helps Students Master Business Basics

As most people know (or at least we hope), the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide provider of management consulting and business education for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. As a part of a nationwide network of SBDC programs, the UGA SBDC has offices in 17 locations across the […]

2018 Flewellen Award Winners

Throughout the year, there are many consultants that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their clients are taken care of and succeed. Each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names deserving consultants, “Flewellen Award Winners.” This recognition is named for Dr. William Flewellen, who is considered to […]

Improved Accountability Drives Success For Middle Georgia Retailer

Savings and sustainability go hand-in-hand in Brad Bishoff’s Cartridge World. Any business that uses printer toner or ink –from retailers to legal offices and hospitals– can save up to a third of their costs on these items at his three stores. His customers also help the environment by recycling toner and printer cartridges that would […]