Louisiana Small Business Development Center – Northwest and Central Region

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Purpose

To facilitate the formation and growth of small businesses through individual one-on-one consulting services, entrepreneurial workshops and training programs. LSBDC provides the business education and information resources to help develop Louisiana’s economy.

As one of seven regional centers throughout the state, the LSBDC – Northwest and Central Region (LSBDC – NWCR) offers an array of specialized consulting services including growth acceleration, international trade, government contracting, and emergency preparedness and empowers businesses by providing:

  • On-going consulting help for the duration of the business
  • Cutting-edge and contemporary business solutions
  • Resources that can address any aspect of a business’ operations
  • Insight on how to access capital and other resources necessary to grow a business
  • Honest and forthright advice

Staff

Call (318) 678-6142 to schedule an appointment in the region.

Main Office:
Bossier Parish Community College
Building D, Suite 110
Dana Cawthon, Regional Director – Small Business Development Center, Northwest and Central Region
dcawthon@lsbdc.org

Alexandria Office:
CENLA Chamber of Commerce
1118  3rd Street
Alexandria, LA
By Appointment Only.
Call 318-678-6142 for appointment.

Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
400 Edwards Street
Shreveport, LA
By Appointment Only.
Call 318-678-6142 for appointment.

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) offers high-quality technical assistance to existing and start-up small businesses and to small business entrepreneurs in Louisiana at no cost to the client.