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Mohawk Valley Small Business Development Center

Serving Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida Counties

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call 315-731-5887 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Sandra Claeys of Rochester Hardwood Floors of Utica, Inc.

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1986, the expert advisors of the Mohawk Valley SBDC have worked directly with 15,048 businesses, helping them to invest $312,682,979 in the area's economy, and create or save 11,264 jobs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Mohawk Valley SBDC:

Center: 315-731-5887

Mohawk Valley Community College
326 Broad Street
Utica, NY 13501  

Directions to the center

Director: Zachary Steffen

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Satellite Offices:
Hamilton - The Hub
11 Payne St.
Hamilton, NY 13346
Every other Tuesday. 10:00-2:00. By appointment only.

Old Forge Library
220 Crosby Blvd.
Old Forge, NY 13420
Last Wednesday of every month. 11:00-1:00. By appointment only.