Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State Stark (OSBDC)

The Ohio Small Business Development Center offers counseling and workshops for small business owners. After attending our Orientation, small business owners may make appointments to consult with start-up and existing business owners on a confidential, one-on-one basis regarding areas such as business plan development, acquiring capital, accounting, finance, sales, marketing and manufacturing.

Register for our Small Business Orientation 

A $10, nonrefundable fee must be paid at the time of registration using MasterCard or Visa.

Services Provided

  • Small Business Orientation
  • Free one-on-one counseling
  • Workshops
  • Business plan development and information packets


Victor C. Pavona, director

Ohio Small Business Development Center
Kent State University at Stark
The University Center
6000 Frank Ave NW
Canton OH 44720-7599
Phone: 330-244-3295
Fax: 330-244-3535
Email: info@cantonsbdc.org

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