The Ohio Small Business Development Center (OSBDC) provides services to assist small businesses. Through the OSBDC you can gain the assistance you need to move through all stages of business development - from your idea, through start-up, development and into growth and expansion.
Advising: Advising is available online. Advisor provides assistance to both start-up and existing businesses. Advising begins with a needs assessment meeting, followed by additional in-house help for as long as needed. Services are provided at no charge to any person seeking assistance.
Assistance: The OSBDC can help you with an operational or a start-up business. Management and technical assistance is available to help in developing a business plan or address a specific concern. We can help you to obtain the proper permit, licenses and/or forms; community demographics; economic development activities; international trade leads and assistance; technology, resources and government contracting.
Training and Development The OSBDC offers a wide range of educational opportunities. Workshops may include: New Business Start-Up Writing Your Business Plan Financing Your Business Small Business Tax Workshop Marketing For Small Busines E-Commerce Today! Managing Your Business
Networking: The OSBDC has access to various local, state and federal agencies to provide assistance to area businesses.
Contact information: Steve Schillig, District Director Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 Phone: 330-308-7479 Email:
2725 Pinkerton Ln.
Zanesville Ohio, 43701