Announcement:

As we prepare to return to a more familiar campus experience at all UW-Stevens Point locations, we are no less committed to the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and communities. It remains our top priority, just as it has guided our actions since early 2020.

The Small Business Development Center at UW-Stevens Point will be open to the public by appointment starting July 1, 2021. 

All UWSP offices will be fully staffed and opened to the public Monday, August 2, 2021.

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Assisting Startup and Existing Businesses

One of 13 in Wisconsin, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point offers no cost, confidential advising and resources as well as fee based workshops/conferences to both startup and existing businesses primarily serving nine counties - Adams, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas, Waupaca and Wood.

Our Vision 

At the SBDC at UW-Stevens Point, we treat all businesses, no matter how large or small, as though they are our own. Through our passion, experience, and dedication, we hope to assist all business owners in the areas they need it most. The center provides educational opportunities through individual counselling sessions, as well as conferences and presentations, and builds strong relationships with community leaders so all businesses can achieve their version of success!

2020 Economic Impacts

- 925 clients
- 28 business starts
- 1,209 total consulting hours
- 3,712 jobs supported
- $2.2 million capital investment

Check out our full Results and Resources Report to learn more.

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Success Stories

National Dental Academy

National Dental Academy: big pivots lead to big success


Fall Line Outfitters

Fall Line Outfitters: From military to entrepreneurship


More client success stories! Visit https://wisconsinsbdc.org/centers/stevenspoint/client-successes/



The Small Business Development Center is a proud member of the following Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations:

Portage County Business Council | Plover Area Business Association | Clintonville Chamber of Commerce | Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center | Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce | Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce | Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce | Mosinee Area Chamber of Commerce | Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry | Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce and Information Center | New London Area Chamber of Commerce | Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce | Wisconsin LGBT Chamber | Minocqua Area Chamber | Wisconsin Veterans Chamber | Stevens Point Downtown Business Alliance | Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce  |  Adams County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism | Tomorrow River Business Association | American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin | South Area Business Association




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The Wisconsin SBDC Network is a proud part of the Institute of Business and Entrepreneurship in the UW-System. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact the SBDC at 715-346-3838 or uwspce-bus@uwsp.edu.