The Van Buren Chamber is very excited to bring this FREE resource to all small businesses in our area. The Arkansas Small Business Technology Development Center will be hosting office hours in the Chamber office, so Van Buren businesses can easily and conveniently access all the Center has to offer to help your business succeed.
If you own a small business or want to start one, you must do a lot of things yourself. Being your own boss is part of the appeal, right?
At times, though, you may wish you had someone to give you feedback or advise you on financial planning, marketing, or other parts of business ownership.
That’s where the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center comes in. Bill Sabo, regional director of the ASBTDC at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will have twice monthly office hours at the Van Buren Chamber to help small business start or expand.
The ASBTDC provides one-to-one confidential guidance that can be specifically tailored to your business venture. Primary areas of assistance include planning, financial analysis, market research, loan packaging, online and traditional marketing, growth and expansion, management, and profitability.
These consulting services are free of charge for Arkansas small businesses. Whether you are a first-time entrepreneur or are looking for a competitive edge for your established business, the ASBTDC wants to help you grow and succeed.
If you are interested in meeting with Bill to take advantage of the resources ASBTDC offers, just click here to start the process. You will be asked to set up a log in, and then complete and submit a form with information about your business needs. Bill Sabo, with ASBTDC will then call you to set up a time to meet at the Van Buren Chamber. Or if you have have questions, you may call him directly at 479-424-5146.