SBDC Workshops


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    These workshops cover the basic information needed to start a business such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of organizations, and rules and regulations.

    Offered at various locations throughout the Southern Alleghenies region, the workshop lasts approximately 3 hours.  Pre-registration is required at least two business days in advance.

    Workshops are subject to rescheduling due to enrollment; in this event, every effort will be made to contact you in advance. The normal $15.00 fee is being waived by the SBDC due to donations from AmeriServ Financial. To register, please contact the Saint Francis University SBDC at (814) 472-3200 or email us at

    August - December 2015 Schedule

    Blair County

    ABCD Corporation, Devorris Center for Business Development, 3900 Industrial Park Drive, Altoona, PA


    Date Time
    September 10 9 am-12 pm

    Cambria County (2 Locations)

    Saint Francis University SBDC, 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA

    Date Time
    August 26 5 pm - 8 pm
    September 30 5 pm - 8 pm
    October 28 5 pm - 8 pm
    December 2 5 pm - 8 pm

    JARI Center for Business Development,160 JARI Drive, Johnstown,PA

    Date Time
    November 10 9 am - 12 pm

    Bedford County

    Bedford County Chamber of Commerce, 125 S. Juliana St., Bedford, PA


    Date Time
    October 8 9 am - 12 pm

    Somerset County

    Somerset Trust Co. Historical Building, 131 N. Center Avenue, Somerset, PA

    Date Time
    September 16 9 am - 12 pm

    Huntington County

    Sill Business Incubator, 419 14th Street, Huntingdon, PA

    Date Time
    November 18 9 am - 12 pm