The CSU Bakersfield Small Business Development Center (SBDC) promotes the development, growth and success of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties.
A heartfelt congratulations to the well-deserved awardees who were recognized at the 2023 SBDC Day Luncheon on 3/15/23:
Fresno County Business of the Year - Full Circle Brewing Company, Fresno, CA
Kings County Business of the Year - Manitas de Amor Preschool and Childcare, Inc., Hanford, CA
Madera County Business of the Year – Salter’s Distributing, Chowchilla, CA
Tulare County Business of the Year - Central Valley Ag Exports, Inc., Visalia, CA
Stakeholder of the year - Beneficial State Bank
Whether you want to launch, grow, transition or innovate your business, we can provide expert consulting, training, market research, access to capital and other tools at low to no cost assistance.
Your Local SBDC center is a part of the Central CA SBDC Network which since 2003, has assisted thousands of companies, from start-ups to established firms; helped to create and retain over 10,000 jobs; and created more than $435 million in loans and equity.
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.