2018 Innovation of the Year Award

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On June 7, 2018
At the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, we offer a number of business training programs throughout the year. In 2017, we offered 229 programs throughout the state of Georgia, to be exact. And although we’ve delivered many standout programs, each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names a limited number […]
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Targeted Marketing Campaign Leads Atlanta Video Marketer to New Heights

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 31, 2018
Creative Internet Authority is more than a name for Montina Portis’s Roswell-based video marketing business. Establishing one’s authority and creating a reputation for knowledge and opinions that are respected by one’s peers has been so essential to her success that she speaks on the topic at industry conferences around the country. Portis knew she’d need […]
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Financial Future Secure for Ellijay Family Orchard

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 30, 2018
Ellijay farmer John Reece can see the house he grew up in from the Apple House at his Ellijay business, BJ Reece Orchards. John and his wife Rachel have grown the business his father started with 30 acres into a popular 130-acre agribusiness attraction known for its “world-famous” fried apple pies, so named by their […]
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SBDC Publication Wins International Design Award

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 25, 2018
The UGA SBDC’s 2018 Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia publication was named a Hermes Creative Award “Gold Winner,” which is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, one of the largest, oldest and most respected evaluators of creative work in the marketing and communication industry. The publication achieved Gold status in the […]
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Assistance from the SBDC Helps Students Master Business Basics

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 18, 2018
As most people know (or at least we hope), the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a statewide provider of management consulting and business education for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. As a part of a nationwide network of SBDC programs, the UGA SBDC has offices in 17 locations across the […]
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2018 Support Staff of the Year

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 16, 2018
Without our Support Staff, the UGA SBDC wouldn’t be able to function as efficiently as we do. Throughout the year, there are many support staff members that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their office runs smoothly and will occasionally also assist other offices with special projects if needed. And […]
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2018 Flewellen Award Winners

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 9, 2018
Throughout the year, there are many consultants that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to ensure that their clients are taken care of and succeed. Each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names deserving consultants, “Flewellen Award Winners.” This recognition is named for Dr. William Flewellen, who is considered to […]
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2018 Consultant of the Year

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 3, 2018
There are many professionals in the UGA SBDC organization that have distinguished themselves over the years. And although there are many deserving consultants, each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names only one Consultant of the Year (COY). The award is based on outstanding work in the current year, in addition to […]
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Small Business in Construction

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 1, 2018
In the 2018 edition of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center’s international award-winning publication, “Small Business and Its Impact on Georgia,” the article below titled, “Spotlight Industries in Georgia: Technology,” was featured. After the recession, Georgia’s construction industry is still trying to fully recover. With the still affordable mortgage rates and growing demand for […]
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