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Small Business Development Center
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New Mexico Small Business Development Center

Are you a small business owner or are you thinking about becoming an entrepreneur? The Small Business Development Center in Silver City can help you climb the ladder of success.

The Southwestern New Mexico SBDC offers free management assistance, training courses, and international trade assistance in southwestern New Mexico.

Don't let your business problems get you down. The SBDC can offer the kind of help that can make your business more successful. If you need to:

  • Improve your business and management skills
  • Create alternatives for solving business problems
  • Develop new products or services
  • Investigate new business opportunities

or if you want to:

  • Explore international business opportunities
  • Understand financial and regulatory requirements
  • Learn how to develop a comprehensive business plan
  • Learn effective record-keeping and inventory control procedures

NAFTA Institute

Learn how to benefit from the advantages of international business and trade in the border region.

The NAFTA Institute gives small-business owners, lawyers, accountants and other business professionals the insights, contacts and practical experience needed to succeed in international business.

The International Business Accelerator

The International Business Accelerator (IBA)
is a one-stop shop of resources for New Mexican businesses and individuals wishing to introduce their product or service into the global market.

The IBA offers educational programs on how to export/import, an online resource guide of international trade materials, and an electronic database of international trade leads/joint venture opportunities.

The IBA also leads outgoing and reverse trade missions of foreign buyers and sellers for the benefit of New Mexican companies.

New Mexico Department of Economic Development

Invest New Mexico: a $1.2 billion fund to back new, relocating or expanding companies that create high-wage jobs. This unique program allows the state to co-invest directly in a company, can provide loans in a number of ways, and can support communities by providing public infrastructure investments from business incubators, to industrial parks, to transportation projects.


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