Small Business Development Center

San Diego and Imperial SBDC Network 2020 Flyer

For over 20 years, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been providing small businesses with the information and tools they need to succeed and prosper in the San Diego and Imperial region. The regional SBDC lead center is based at Southwestern College and is the hub of primary service centers and sub-contractors throughout the area:

  • North San Diego SBDC (MiraCosta College) in Carlsbad
  • Imperial Valley SBDC (Imperial Regional Alliance) in Imperial
  • East County SBDC (East County Economic Development Council) in El Cajon
  • South San Diego SBDC (Southwestern College) in National City
  • Alliance SBDC (Asian Business Association of San Diego with the Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce and the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) in Kearny Mesa
  • International Rescue Committee SBDC in City Heights
  • The Brink SBDC at the University of San Diego, a specialty SBDC for innovation-based companies
  • Connect SBDC, a specialty SBDC for innovation-based companies
  • Export SBDC at the World Trade Center San Diego, a specialty SBDC for companies expanding to international markets

The SBDC Network is focused on supporting and empowering small businesses. Through a team of professionals, the SBDC promotes economic growth by helping entrepreneurs develop and expand operations. This partnership fosters job creation and retention, capital investments, and dynamic innovation which supports a higher quality of life for our communities. Request assistance from the SBDC now.