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America's SBDC @ UT Permian Basin

Start Your Future Here

Welcome to the UTPB Small Business Development Center

Entrepreneurs have access to professional and confidential business advising, a variety of quality training programs, and an extensive referral network at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). With the addition of business advisors who live and work in your local community, success is just around the corner! Benefits of contacting your local SBDC include: 

  • No-cost, one-on-one, confidential business advising

  • Cost friendly workshops designed for small businesses

  • Professional referral network

  • Access to research resources

  • Lifelong business partners

*Based upon current fiscal year

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Program Details

The Shell LiveWIRE Accelerator is a free business program for up to 15 participants that includes:

  • 5 virtual business training sessions with guest speakers and tools

  • 1:1 business consultation

  • A professionally recorded video promo for your business

  • Cash prizes* , mentorship, and consulting services for graduates

Tuesdays online from 9:30 - 11:30 am, October 19 - November 16, 2021


Graduation Showcase in Odessa on Saturday, December 18, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Start Your Future Here

Join thousands of successful SBDC

clients by starting your journey today!