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.

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    Client Success Story

InRoad Toys

Andy Musliner had been an executive in multiple tech start-ups, but those adventures were nothing like embarking on his own no-tech startup, InRoad Toys which makes PlayTape, a simple but ingenious toy that enables kids to create instant roads for their toy vehicles anytime, anywhere. Andy states, “Starting a business is a scary proposition. It’s like raising a child. If you knew ahead of time how consistently challenging it was going to be, you probably wouldn’t do it. So thank heaven for blissful ignorance, and that’s where the SBDC comes to your aid.” He started going to his local Small Business Development Center office in Anne Arundel County very early on in his business in October 2014 and found his business consultant, Hollis Minor, had all sorts of advice and support. She knew about selling to customers at retail and local resources in Anne Arundel County. Each month, they had lively conversations, and Andy left with new steps to improve his business.

Hollis also helped to spread the word as the company grew and their success mounted. The little toy company began to make great headway in the marketplace and started winning a slew of coveted awards including Parent’s Magazine Best Toys of 2014, Dr. Toy’s Top 10 Children’s Products and Best Vacation Products of 2014, 2014 Creative Play of the Year, 2014 Tillywig Best Creative Fun Award, and the list goes on and on. Andy began talking with potential investors for the business and received the SBDC’s assistance in raising capital.  Read More...

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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

Register for Trainings/Workshops/Events?

Kim Andrews

Marketing & Training Manager

Phone:

 301-403-8300 X22

 301-209-2130

kandrew4@umd.edu

Email us at sbtdc-training@umd.edu

Counseling & all other Questions?

Ruth Chavez

Program Support Specialist

Phone: 301-403-0501

rchavez@umd.edu

Para asistencia en español por favor llame

Centro Hispano de Negocios: 301-209-2126, 301-802-1963
O por correo electrónico hbc@umd.edu