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Small Business Development Center


Small Business Development Center (SBDC) @ WKU

  • FREE one-on-one business consulting; serving new and existing businesses.
  • Assist with business planning, marketing, financial analysis, website development and much more.
  • Two locations in the Bowling Green area, serving 11 counties in South Central Kentucky.

    (Serving Allen, Barren, Butler, Cumberland, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren Counties)

About Us...

The Western Kentucky University Small Business Development Center  assists entrepreneurs by providing emerging and existing businesses with:

  • Small business training programs.
  • Small business publications and reference information.

Your Questions...

  • Thinking about starting or expanding a business?
  • Not sure if your idea will work?
  • Looking for confidential advice?
  • Confused by the loan process?
  • Need help designing your business plan?

Our Answers...

The WKU SBDC supports 11 counties in South Central Kentucky providing free one-on-one management counseling and can help with:

  • Needs Assessment
  • Market Research
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Business Planning
  • Management Issues
  • Strategic Planning


Small Business Development Center

Western Kentucky University

2 Locations to serve you better

Nashville Road Location

Center for Research and Development
2413 Nashville Road, Suite 208
Bowling Green, KY  42101
Fax: 270-745-4086

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Miller Slaughter, DirectorMi



Matt WhitakerMatt Whitaker
Management Consultant




Double Springs Road Location

247 Double Springs Road (The Learning Center)
Bowling Green, KY  42101

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Chris Bixler

Chris Bixler, Assistant Director



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