Helping Business


For questions or to schedule an appointment, please call 239-745-3700 or email us at


We provide Training Events, Free Counseling and Business Resources and Information.
Services we Provide
  • One-on-one confidential professional counseling
  • Ongoing educational entrepreneurial seminars and workshops
  • Steps necessary to starting a small business
  • Guidance with business and marketing plan research, preparation and review
  • Assistance with loan package development
  • Marketing, Branding and Sales planning consultation
  • Assistance with accounting and recordkeeping, software and how to use the information to help you grow.
  • Internet Strategies: Website, Email Marketing, and Social Media
  • Government Contracting
  • State Certification as a Woman, Minority or Disabled Veteran Enterprise
  • Improving Customer Service
  • Great Ideas – Need a Patent, Trademark or Copyright?

For more information about counseling, the services we offer or if you have any questions please call (239) 745-3700 or email us at

The SBDC at Florida Gulf Coast University is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.