No matter your stage or size of business, the Oklahoma Small Business Development Center has the knowledge, tools and resources to help your Oklahoma business start, grow and succeed. We provide no-cost, confidential consulting to help Oklahoma’s businesses from start-up through growth. 

Because we are funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, with the added expertise of our host institutions across the state of Oklahoma, we can provide your business with guidance, information, advice and resources that you need to successfully manage and grow your business. 

Funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, State of Oklahoma and other public partners, with Southeastern Oklahoma State University, serving as the network’s headquarters, the Oklahoma SBDC has offices spread across the state of Oklahoma. As part of its service offering, the Oklahoma SBDC provides consulting, training and research to help aspiring and existing small business grow and succeed. 

Business Advising

Our experienced business advisers work with you to understand your needs, access SBDC services and develop plan tailored specifically for your business. Oklahoma SBDC assistance is customized to your needs, whether you need help putting together a business plan, finding financing, exploring new markets, increasing sales, or improving productivity and profitability. 

With offices located across the Sooner State, assistance is provided at locations across the state or online for your added convenience. In today’s marketplace, connecting with an Oklahoma SBDC advisor is easy, no matter where in the state you are located. Your advisor will work with you to set up a virtual meeting or phone consultation as needed. 

Business Trainings

Oklahoma SBDC offers specialized training and programs to help at any stage of your business development. From business taxes to cybersecurity, to helping get your innovative product in front of government tech scouts, we have the connections and expertise to help make your dream a reality. 

International Trade

The Wes Watkins Center for International Trade Development (CITD) is focused on strengthening Oklahoma’s economic development by providing world-class export advisory services through our Small Business Development Center-International Trade Center (SBDC-ITC). We provide trade advisory and facilitation services in a variety of capacities and work with clients who have extensive experience in exporting as well as those who have yet to develop an international marketplace. 

We customize our export advisory services because your business needs are unique. Our broad portfolio of professional services addresses a wide variety of foreign trade challenges. 

Tech Launch Center (TLC)

The Oklahoma SBDC Tech Launch Center was instituted in November of 2019 to prepare companies to compete on a new playing field. Focusing on technology oriented clients, the Tech Launch Center seeks to help businesses gain the attention of government agencies with the goal of helping those businesses secure contracts. With connections in the Department of Defense, the Tech Launch Center’s advisors walks clients through the process of SBIR/STTR and defense contracting, all while helping clients showcase their ideas and inventions to actual decision makers.

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