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Connect Your Small Business

launch-mn-sbdc-regional-hubRunning a company is hard work. But small business owners aren't in it alone – government, nonprofits, lenders and others across the state want to see businesses succeed. The SBD Office is working to bring together the vast resources, to make it easier on businesses to find the right support at the right time.

We're here to help you reach your full potential. For assistance, contact our Small Business Assistance Office at 651-556-8425 or 800-310-8323, or fill out the Small Business Assistance Intake and Order Form.

Upcoming Events

The Office of Small Business and Innovation is working with partners across the state to host a series of events to highlight the many organizations and resources available to help entrepreneurs and small businesses start and succeed.

The events are opportunities for entrepreneurs to meet one-on-one with local, regional and state economic development experts who serve small businesses, main streets and start-ups. At the events, DEED is convening Launch Minnesota partners, Small Business Development Center consultants and other local partners that provide services to entrepreneurs in their areas of Minnesota.

All of the events are free and open to the public. To register, visit Small Business Resource Connection Registration. Event dates, locations and details are as follows:

Date/Time Region/Location
Wednesday, Feb. 21
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Twin Cities region
Bloomington Civic Plaza Center for the Arts – Black Box Theater
1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd.
Thursday, Feb. 29
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Southeast region
St. Mary's University – Rochester at Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center
2900 19th St. N.W.
Wednesday, March 6
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
West Central region
Iron Street Distillery
539 E. St. Germain St.
St. Cloud
Thursday, March 14
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Northwest region
102 First. St. W.
Tuesday, April 2
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Northeast region
Clyde Iron Works
2920 W. Michigan St.
Tuesday, April 9
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Southwest region
Pioneer Bank of Mankato
1450 Adams St.
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