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Small Business Development Center
Small Business Development Center
Bruce Ashburn
P. O. Box 680
WNMU Global Resource Center
Silver City, NM  88062

Phone: 575-538-6320

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Southwest Small Business Development Center
"Building New Mexico's Economy One Business at a Time."

Are you a small business owner or are you thinking about becoming an entrepreneur? The Small Business Development Center at Western New Mexico University can help you climb the ladder of success. The Southwestern New Mexico SBDC offers FREE management consulting and training courses for Catron‚ Grant‚ Hidalgo‚ and Luna counties.

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


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

• Serving the southwest four county area of Catron‚ Grant‚ Hidalgo‚ and Luna
• Helping existing businesses become more successful
• Helping new businesses get off to a good start
• Providing practical professional expertise

Counseling – FREE
One-on-one counseling on a wide range of business topics including:
• Business start-ups
• Business plans
• Feasibility studies
• Organization planning and analysis
• Business loan packaging
• Budget and cash flow analysis
• Marketing and sales planning
• Computer and MIS systems
• Accounting and taxes
• Managing people

Resources - FREE
• Volunteer and paid counseling from business and industry leaders
• Limited access to on-site experts in technical areas such as legal‚ financial‚ and investment services
• Free access to computers and specialized computer programs to aid you in the operation of your business

International Trade - FREE
• Import/export operations
• Training and education
• NAFTA Institute

A nominal fee may be charged for workshops‚ and subjects may include:
• Computer literacy
• Business development and expansion

Contract training
We will custom design specific workshops and training seminars for you and your employees. Nominal fees are charged. Categories include:
• Management
• Human relations
• Employee training
• Learning skills
• Writing skills

IBA (International Business Accelerator) 505-589-2200
Western New Mexico University 575-538-6336
Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce 575-538-3785
Town of Silver City 575-538-3731
New Mexico Economic Development Department 1-800-374-3061
Mimbres Region Arts Council 575-538-2505
Gila EDA 575-534-0978

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  Silver City/Grant County Chamber of Commerce

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1028 Silver City, NM 88062

3130 HWY 180 E, Suite C [MAP]
Silver City, NM 88061
(575) 538-3785
(800) 548-9378