Get Help From Our Experts

Business people talking next to a laptopIt is no small feat to start, manage or expand a small business. Without the right information and professional guidance at the right time, you risk needless headaches.

Our consultants have got you covered at most any stage with expert advice and analysis to help you avoid -- or recover from -- costly mistakes. Best of all, we can help you assess new opportunities to make your business grow.


Small Business Assistance Office

Provides in-depth consultation and a comprehensive series of business guidebooks.

Small Business Development Centers

Nine centers statewide provide the expertise and guidance small businesses need to flourish.

Federal Funding for High-Tech Companies

Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

Location and Expansion Assistance

For companies looking to expand, relocate to Minnesota, or address complex regulatory issues.

Workforce Evaluation and Hiring Assistance

Services to make finding the right employees more effective, satisfying and rewarding.

Labor Market Data and Analysis

Get the latest state and regional labor market intelligence, economic conditions and trends. 

Export and Trade Consultants

Technical assistance and education for new and experienced exporters.

Minnesota Marketing Partnership

Public entities and private firms working together to promote Minnesota's business climate.