SDC is pleased to be able to offer to the community of Skagway the Small Business Resource Center. The center is part of SDC’s mission to retain and enhance the existing economic base of Skagway while providing assistance to and support for efforts to expand and diversify the economy. The SBRC aims to make available services, products, and resources to the business community to enhance their business experience. To this extent, the center offers individuals looking to start or expand their business a number of resources for free or at a reduced rate that will help your business get off the ground!
Resources for businesses include:
faxing, scanning, copying, printing, laminating, and spiral binding capabilities
Packing material recycle center
Community use laptop computers
Rental meeting space
Assistance on working through the aspects of a business plan or financial projection
Video conferencing capabilities
A Small Business Resource Library
.... and MORE!
WHAT KIND OF HELP DO YOU NEED?
The Business Plan
It might not be the most glamorous and exciting part of starting a business but the business plan is key. It is your road map to keep you on-task and is the tool investors will use to evaluate the potential of your business.
Financing Your Business
Need some capital to start your business? There are many options for raising the money needed to launch a business. From traditional bank loans, angel investors to revolving loans, learn which option works best for you.
Marketing Your Business
Don't let your business go unnoticed. Any business launch should be in tangent with a strong marketing campaign that will draw your customers in. Create an effective marketing campaign today.
Do you have to host a business, club or company meeting? The Small Business Resource Center can be reserved for private use as a meeting space. The facility offers teleconferencing and video conferencing capabilities. As well as a SMART Board, White Board, Projector and internet access.
Training & Learning Opportunities
SDC continuous brings training offerings to the community of Skagway through our subscription to Lynda.com, partnering with the Alaska Small Business Development Center and various special training opportunities for businesses, employees and residents.
Private Business Help Appointment
We understand your schedule might not fit with our regular Center hours. That is why SDC staff are available for Small Business assistance during non-regular hours. Just book ahead of time.