America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) host the 7th Annual SBDC Day
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — SBDC Day is a national movement and a day of recognition of the SBDC program, its small business clients and the economic success SBDCs have fostered in communities across the country. This memorial day falls on the third Wednesday in March to celebrate the founding of the SBDC program over 40 years ago. 63 SBDC networks and nearly 1,000 small business development centers provide free advice and low-cost training to help millions of small business owners start and grow their businesses.
Small businesses working with their local SBDC get solutions and results that help their businesses thrive on the high streets across America. America’s SBDCs deliver measurable economic results; in 2021, SBDCs helped generate; 85,094 jobs, $7.7 billion in sales growth; 10 billion dollars in the sale; and launched 14,487 new businesses, proving once again that SBDCs are leaders in job creation and economic growth.
To celebrate the collective impact and success that SBDCs have across the country and on the high streets each year, today, March 15, America’s SBDCs are hosting the seventh annual SBDC Day.
SBDC Partners and Supporters celebrate the day by participating in the National SBDC Day Ambassador Program, designed for organizations and businesses to get involved with SBDC Day and show their support through social media, blogs and newsletters. We are incredibly grateful to these sixty-nine organizations for their support of SBDC Day; LivePlan, Nav, Thryv Foundation, Constant Contact, BizBuySell, SqaureBiz, IncFile, Red Helicopter, GrowthWheel, Career Source Capital Region, Dina Towbin & Associates, Growth Corp., Profits Plus Solutions, Tekie Geek, Clinton County Port Authority, Small Business Majority, lili, Food Venture Program, Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Lewisburg ECD, Marshall Co. JECDB & Main Street Lewisburg, Kaufman chamber of commerce, City of Lewisburg TennesseeMain Street Lewisburg, Profit Soup Online, Spirit, Distillery Labs, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, Heartland Bank & Trust Company, Merge, ZenBusiness, Chain O’Lakes, Export Events by M-PALM, Upslope Advisors, United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives , The Main Ingredient, Member Marketplace, National CineMedia (NCM), Georgia Center for Employee Ownership (GACEO), Champaign County Illinois Economic Development Corporation, National Disability Institute (NDI), Fundica, Sethio, Main Street Libertyville, Illinois, Sauk Valley Community College, Grayslake chamber of commerce, Robinson chamber of Commerce, Synergies Work, SCORE, Ohio Department of Development, Rock Valley CollegeBMO, O’Fallon Illinois, Midland States Bank, Illinois Local, Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Crowdfund Better, Center for Cooperatives at University of Wisconsin-MadisonNorthwest Cooperative Development Center, North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC), Essayons Navigation Consulting Partners, LLC (ENCP), E3Insights, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at The University of ChicagoCooperation Buffalo, Project Equity, Center for Economic Democracy (CED), Center for Community Wealth Building, Somona & Partners and Business Cents.
“On this SBDC Day, we not only celebrate the success of our customers, we celebrate SBDCs and the incredible quality of service they provide to their customers. SBDC Advisors not only help businesses start and grow, they help their local communities rethink work and provide guidance and leadership as we all move forward,” said Charles “Tee” Rowe, President and CEO of America’s SBDC. “It’s also incredibly important to recognize our partners and all the organizations that support us as ambassadors for SBDC Day. It’s partnerships like this that make us better at bringing the spotlight to this important part of the economy.”
To learn more about SBDC Day and join the movement, follow the hashtag #SBDCDay and visit www.AmericasSBDC.org/SBDCDay.
About the American SBDC Program: The American Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network is a partnership that brings together private companies, governments, academia and local non-profit business development organizations. SBDCs are the Small Business Administration’s largest partnership program, providing management and technical assistance to help Americans start, run and grow their own businesses. Learn more at www.AmericasSBDC.org. To find the SBDC near you, click here.
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