Small Business Development Center


Our SBDC helps stimulate economic growth by helping small businesses succeed. We provide knowledge and support throughout a vast array of expertise including business planning, loan packaging, social media marketing, e-commerce, media buying, public relations, insurance, food services, intellectual property, human resources, and more.


Upcoming Events

Webinar Wednesday Series

May and June Webinar 2016

Sign up for the May 25th Webinar HERE

Sign up for the Jun 8th Webinar HERE

QuickBooks Training

Kern County Small Business Luncheon

The Kern County Hispanic Chamber hosted their 4th Annual Small Business Week Luncheon where three SBDC clients were recognized as award reciepients for 2016.

Classic Lube, Phil Medlen was awarded the "Veteran Small Business Award".

Classic Lube award photograph

Dorner Family Vineyards was recognized as the "Agricultural Small Business" of the Year.

Dorner Family Vineyard

JC Collision Center was awarded the "Family Owned Business" of the Year.

JC Collision Center award picture

7th Annual Small Business Recognition Program

The 7th Annual Small Business Recognition Program hosted by UC Merced is being held May 3, 2016 where two CSUB SBDC clients will be recognized for their hard work and dedication to their small business. We are excited to announce both the award recipients.

Josh and Stephanie Lowery of TRIS  Technology Solutions will receive the “Rising Star of the Year” award during Small Business Week.

Josh and Stephanie Lowery

Rusty and Tina Warren of Warren's Automotive will be recognized as the "Veteran Business of the Year".

Rusty and Tina Warren

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RECENT Webinars

"Energy Efficiency Programs for Small Business"

Aired Feb 24, 2015

Join our energy efficiency experts and learn of the incentives, grants and loan programs available to small business owners. Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) will discuss programs available to PG&E customers. Megan Porter will bring the incentives you need to know about. Also joining will be Keith Brice of Mid State Development Corp. He will discuss SBA loan programs for energy related improvements.

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The CSU Bakersfield SBDC is part of the UC Merced Regional Network.

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration.




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Step 1: Register Above!
Step 2: We match a Business Consultant to your needs
Step 3: Consultant contacts you for no-cost consulting

For more information on SBDC services, please contact the SBDC office. 661-654-2856 - General information provided below.


Monday- Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(661) 654-2856
1631 17th St. Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301


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