Corridor Region of the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Corridor Region provides Free Counseling and Low-Cost Training services to new and existing businesses. Designed for all stages of business development, themed workshops range from transforming ideas into business plans, to developing growth strategies for existing businesses.  The Corridor Regions provides a road map to support and develop small businesses through every stage of their business development.


Most of our certified, professional business counselors have owned or managed successful businesses. Through practical experience and continual professional development, they have gained the knowledge and insight to help resolve problems or develop and implement new strategies for success. We train and collaborate with local business leaders to stay abreast of economic trends, market conditions and financial resources. Our offices are conveniently located throughout the Corridor Region of Maryland, which services Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery and Prince Geroge Counties, and Baltimore City.



    Client Success Story


Fatima Dicko, Founder/CEO of mybestbox

(SBDC Client of Gabe Omaru)


mybestbox (mbb) is an e-commerce lifestyle brand aiming to help women jump-start and maintain healthy lifestyles in a way that is convenient and affordable.  mbb assembles boxes with essential, high-quality products that cover a broad range of health and wellness areas.  mbb's affordable price points will be made possible by serving as a marketing, selling, and data research platform for healthy consumer product brands.  Additionally, the company researches current market trends and best practices for healthy living and publishes findings to its website's blog with supplementary links to scientific studies.  In conjunction with sales, mbb will donate portions of profit to feeding the underprivileged in Baltimore and to organizations providing clean water to people in Africa.

SBDC Business Consultant, Gabe Omaru was instrumental in helping mbb get connected to key Insurance Representatives and Accountants. While the team was developing the go-to market strategy, Gabe helped provide tools and guidance on financial projection modeling as well as key marketing tactics. Ongoing work with Gabe will help plan future scale-up work for the company. For further information on mybestbox, please click here.

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Prince Georges County
Montgomery County

Headquarters - Corridor Region

7100 Baltimore Avenue #400
College Park, MD 20740

Wheaton Business Innovation Center

11002 Veirs Mill Rd #700
Wheaton, MD 20902

Bowie Business Innovation Center

Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Rd 2nd floor
Bowie, MD 20715

Montgomery Economic Development Center

111 Rockville Pike #800
Rockville, MD 20850

Anne Arundel County
Baltimore City & Baltimore County

Economic Development Corporation2660 Riva Rd #200

Annapolis Maryland

University of MD BA UM Ventures

620 West Lexington St 4th Floor

Baltimore MD 21201

Chesapeake Innovation Center

2288 Blue Water Blvd. Bldg. 300, #310 Odenton, MD  21113


Centro Hispano de Negocios


Howard County

11002 Veirs Mill Rd #700
Wheaton, MD 20902

9250 Bendix Road Columbia Maryland USA 21045

7100 Baltimore Ave Suite 400

College Park MD 20740


If you are considering in starting a business please check our training calender and sign up for our FREE group counseling training Ready Set GO!

If you are already in business please click here

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Kim Andrews

Marketing & Training Manager


 301-403-8300 X22


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Corridor Region, Hispanic Business Center, Technology Program, International Trade Program, & Lead Center:

Ruth Chavez

Program Support Specialist

Phone: 301-403-0501

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