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Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

The UAFS Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) is an economic development program that assists entrepreneurs both new and seasoned. We help with every aspect of business creation, management, and operation.

The ASBTDC Office works with all types of for-profit businesses, from home-based to high-tech. You can receive one-to-one confidential consulting and cutting-edge market research at no charge or expand your expertise by participating in our affordable educational events. Our individual consulting services are confidential and tailored to your needs. Whether you are a first-time entrepreneur or looking for a competitive edge for your established business, ASBTDC is here to help you succeed.

Contact us at our UAFS offices, located at the Bakery District, or visit our organizational website to schedule an appointment.


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Bill Sabo


Date Event
January 26th How to Start a Business in Arkansas
February 9th Black Business Panel – Simmons
February 15th Reboot (Veterans) – FNBFS
March 2nd SBA
March 9th Hispanic Business Panel (In Spanish) – Arvest 
March 23rd HR for Small & Medium Businesses 
April 13th Women's Business Panel – BancorpSouth
May 11th Meet the Lenders
July 19th Reboot

August 17th

Black Business Panel – Simmons
September 7th Procurement (Gov or Big Biz)
September 14th Hispanic Business Panel Arvest
October 12th Women in Business – BancorpSouth 
November 12th Taxes

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration through a partnership with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the UAFS College of Business and Industry. All ASBTDC programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.


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