Mission Statement

MREIC/SBTDC's mission is to help small businesses grow and succeed. We provide small business with free, easy access to the help you need - when you need it. The program is a cooperative effort of the private sector, the educational community, and federal, state, and local governments, and is a part of a state-wide network for training and counseling services.

Client Spotlight

Discover some of the regional businesses that we have worked with and learn more about what they did to become successful!


The ‘Swipe Fee’ Conundrum

For the first time, retailers, doctors, bakeries and other merchants accepting credit cards will be able to recoup the so-called "swipe fees" they … [Read More...]


Hoping to Fix Bad Reviews? Not So Fast

Online-reputation services promise to erase a business's negative reviews on sites such as Yelp and Angie's List, but critics are questioning their … [Read More...]


Avoid These Recipes for Business Disaster

We are all looking for a recipe for business success that is easy to follow. But what if instead there was a recipe for disaster? Why would anyone … [Read More...]