SBDC Program

  • Business Plan Development
  • Business Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Financial Management
  • Professional & Technical Referrals
  • Information & Resources
  • Mentorship
  • Training

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Our Goals

Our goal is to accelerate Ohio's economy by helping people start, sustain and grow their businesses.  Our Vision is to help transform Ohio into an innovative, entrepreneurial-based culture.

welcome to the Butler County SBDC

We invite you to look at all the ways that the Butler County SBDC can help your small business grow.


The Ohio Small Business Development Center for Butler County is located at BizTech with a satellite location at the City of Middletown Department of Economic Development, is a member of the Ohio SBDC Network and devoted to providing a full array of support to our clients.

Working in partnership with  the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD), we provide the following services:

State Certified Business Advisors provide consulting, training, and research assistance for the start-up, successful operation and expansion of small businesses. Our services are offered at no charge to those who own, operate or wish to start a for-profit small business (some training courses offered by outside organizations require registration fees). We are not limited by geographic boundaries or membership supporting organizations. All consultations are confidential.

Mission: Accelerate Ohio's economy by helping people start, sustain and grow their businesses.

Vision: Transform Ohio into an innovative entrepreneurial-based culture.

Consulting and Coaching

Training Courses, Forums, and Seminars in various areas that support the successful operations of your business.  Topics such as Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Bookkeeping, Access to Capital, and Taxes are regularly scheduled.  See our current training opportunities

Business Technical Assistance is available from attorneys, CPA's, insurance agents, business consultants, and other professionals.

SBDC Network Specialists are available to assist small businesses in manufacturing, technology,  international trade, government contracting, and minority and women business ownership.

A Library of Business Information, printed and electronic resource material, and computer software is available for use by small businesses.

A member of the Ohio SBDC Network, the Hamilton Small Business Development Center is devoted to providing a full array of services to existing and start-up businesses through consulting and training services.

Entrepreneurs choose to locate in Ohio because of the great quality of life. Small businesses flourish long term because they can easily access a coordinated network of alliances and resources. Public policy embraces entrepreneurship and encourages informed risk taking. Small business wealth creation strengthens local communities and fuels Ohio's economy. SBDC....the driving force behind small business success!

These services are provided by staff, volunteers, the Region 5 Consortium and in partnership with or referral to other small business assistance organizations in southwest Ohio.