Entrepreneur and small business development are vital to the success of economic development in Douglas County. Please make the Business Start-Up Kit your first step toward evaluating your new business idea and getting started on the right foot.
The Small Business Start-Up Kit includes resources on:
For an unprecedented fifth year in a row, Area Development magazine has named Georgia the Top State for Business. As Governor Deal states, “Behind this ranking are hundreds of thousands of jobs for Georgia families and billions of dollars of meaningful investment in our communities.” We are proud of the hard work from communities and partners around the state who have worked diligently to make this happen.
The Chamber has partnered with The University of West Georgia Small Business Development Center (UWG SBDC) which is part of the Richards College of Business. The UWG SBDC is one of 18 centers in the Georgia SBDC Network.
The UGA Small Business Development Center at UWG offers FREE and confidential one-on-one business consulting services to established businesses, as well as startups, and other aspiring entrepreneurs. In accordance with their SBA contract, the SBDC offers these services to businesses with annual revenues from $0-50MM, and 0-500 employees.
Contact the UWG SBDC office at 678.839.5082 to make an appointment with one of our business consultants.