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Florida SBDC of the University of South FloridaAre you interested in...

      • Increasing Sales?
      • Reducing Costs?
      • Improving Cash Flow?
      • Winning Government Contracts?
      • Obtaining Financing?
      • Improving Managerial Skills?
      • Starting a New Business?
      • Buying an Existing Business?
      • Writing a Business Plan?

If the answer is “yes” to any of the above, the Florida SBDC of the Heartland can help you create a strategy to strengthen and grow your business.

The Florida SBDC of the Heartland provides free confidential counseling as well as business training seminars to current and potential entrepreneurs. Free individual counseling is by appointment and there is a nominal charge for training workshops. Consultations may be held at our office on the SFSC Highlands Campus in Building T or on-site at your location. Services available for local businesses and entrepreneurs include counseling in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Business Basics
  • Business Planning
  • Compliance Issues
  • Disaster Preparedness Planning
  • Financing
  • Government Contracting
  • Government Incentives
  • International Trade
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Minority/Women Certification
  • Taxes
  • Technology Transfer

The Florida SBDC of the Heartland features a two-hour seminar each month on the “Steps to Starting a Small Business.”

If you are ready to jump-start your business, want to attend business seminars, or seeking one-on-one counseling simply call…

David Noel at 863-784-7378 or email to: davidnoel@.usf.edu

…and get started TODAY! David is a certified business analyst at the Florida SBDC of the Heartland, a satellite office of Florida SBDC at University of South Florida College of Business, www.SBDCTampaBay.com/highlands. The SBDC network is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

SBDC of the Heartland at SFSC
South Florida State College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

To contact us:
Phone: 863-784-7378
Fax: 863-784-7355