Alabama Small Business News

SBIR Road Tour- Huntsville, April 17

Alabama’s small technology firms and innovators are invited to attend the SBIR Road Tour, coming to Huntsville on April 17.  Registration is open.  $75. The Alabama SBDC Network and Alabama PTAC are eager to promote this unique opportunity to meet directly with Federal and State Program Managers who

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2018 SBA Alabama Small Business Person of the Year

Montgomery Moving Company Owner Named 2018 SBA Alabama Small Business Person of the Year Owner Charles W. Underwood II of C & R Movers, LLC  Takes Top Honors, Finalist for 2018 SBA National Small Business Person of the Year, Celebration to Recognize All Local SBA Award Winners

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On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the Alabama SBDC Network will join SBDCs nationally to celebrate the second annual SBDC Day. SBDC Day is a national movement to help raise awareness about the service offering and impact of America’s SBDCs – the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) largest business

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Impact Report:

Jobs, New Businesses, Increased Sales

The 2017 Impact Report Snapshot shows another outstanding year for Alabama’s small businesses.

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Ft Benning B2G Conference & Expo

25th National B2G Procurement Conference and Expo features Jerry Ellison, Program Manager for UA’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).  Join us on Wednesday, January 24th, at the Benning Club.  The event is free and features an outstanding Lecture Series and Panel Discussions with a focus on contracting

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SBDC GrowSmart Helps Small Businesses

GrowSmart is the signature program within Alabama SBDC aimed at entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses. Through five modules held one day per week for five weeks, companies learn the secrets behind self-analysis and management in the modern business climate.  The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network has some business-savvy instructors

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Small Business Saturday

What Comes Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? That’s Right! Small Business Saturday!!! By: Thomas A. Todt, District Director – Alabama, U.S. Small Business Administration First of all, hope you had a grand Halloween and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. It seems that every year poor

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Yolanda Johnson Named 2017 State Star

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — Culverhouse College of Commerce’s Small Business advisor, Yolanda D. Johnson, received the “State Star” award from the Association of Small Business Development Centers in recognition of her contributions to serving Alabama’s small business community. The national association presented Johnson with the award in Nashville

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Half of Millennials Plan to Start a Business in the Next 3 Years

                  Study Conducted by America’s SBDC Reveals Insights into the Entrepreneurial Mindsets of Different Generations of Americans Washington, D.C. – America’s SBDC partnered with the Center for Generational Kinetics to better understand how different generations view and approach entrepreneurship.

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Calhoun County: Small Biz Advocate of the Year

The Business Awards celebration at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce recognized 21 small businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs for their job well done.   Congratulations to all of the small business nominees and winners, and to the Alabama SBDC team at Jacksonville State University.   The Larry

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