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Free consultations at Perham incubator offices

est Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides no cost, confidential consulting to assist people as they start, build or grow their businesses. The center partners with the city of Perham, its economic development authority and the local Business and Entrepreneurial Services Center to offer office hours in Perham.

A consultant from the West Central Minnesota SBDC will be at the Perham incubator offices, located at 665 3rd St. SW, on the second Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to meet with small business owners and entrepreneurs.

The goal is to provide professional, one-on-one business assistance and free information. The consulting includes, but is not limited to: development, financial projections, expansion, diversification, franchising, loan packaging, patents, marketing plans and business planning.

The SBDC also cooperates with many organizations to provide a variety of business training workshops and events.

Scheduled appointments with a consultant are recommended, but walk-ins are also welcome. To make an appointment, contact the SBDC at 218-299-3037 or email

The West Central Minnesota SBDC is hosted by the Offutt School of Business at Concordia College and is located in Moorhead, Minn. Additional information can be found at