No cost professional business consulting from industry experts in marketing, finance & access to capital, IP, and more.Learn More – Consulting
Intensive schedule of bootcamps, workshops, & events designed to strengthen business and entrepreneurial skills.Learn More – Training
Gain the knowledge you need for your business to prosper by attending one of our informative workshops. From social media marketing and building websites, to international trade, we host a variety of insightful trainings.
Workshops are always open to the public.
Our events help create jobs and grow our regional economy by providing entrepreneurs and small businesses with high quality education, consulting, support for innovation, and all of the tools necessary to build successful, sustainable, and scalable businesses.
Visit our events page to sign up today.
Our Success Stories
Dozens of SLO County businesses trust the Cal Poly CIE SBDC
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WORLDCLASS BUSINESS ASSISTANCE RIGHT HERE IN
At the SLO HotHouse
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, the SLO HotHouse is home to the Cal Poly CIE SBDC along with the Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Accelerator and Incubator Programs.
A Program of Cal Poly & the SBA
Dually funded by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Cal Poly CIE, the Cal Poly CIE Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a service center of the UC Merced SBDC Central California Regional Network.
Join 100’s of SLO County Business Professionals