Small Business

Alabama Small Business Advocacy

Helping small businesses do big things.

In Alabama, small business owners and budding entrepreneurs alike will find effective solutions for any company need. Our Department of Commerce provides small businesses with the knowledge and resources to succeed, from financial assistance to regulatory issues.

Working alongside the Alabama Small Business Development Network, the group works to coordinate with the consortium’s 10 Small Business Development Centers at universities state-wide. The department also partners with ADECA’s Office of Minority Business Enterprise in addition to numerous groups throughout the state, all focused on the development of small businesses.

Resource Providers

These organizations are equipped to provide the technical assistance financing and networking opportunities you need to nurture any small business. Consultation is a free service for all of these organizations. However, special training programs may have a fee associated with them.

Local Development Partners

Whether your business is large or small, Alabama has an extensive network of economic development organizations in place to help you find the information and resources you need to make your project successful. Working closely with their state partners, Alabama’s local economic development teams understand the complicated demands of the site selection and business development process. They offer years of experience to help make the process simpler.

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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, September 4, 2014 3:00pm
    Troy University Dothan Campus - Continuing Education Center - Adams Hall (2nd Floor)
    Dothan, AL
  • Monday, September 15, 2014 3:00pm
    Tuscaloosa Public Library, Main Branch, (The Rotary Room - 2nd Floor)
    Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:00am
    Huntsville Taxpayer Service Center
    Huntsville, AL
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:00pm
    Wallace Community College
    Selma, AL
  • Tuesday, October 7, 2014 3:00pm
    Daphne Public Library
    Daphne, AL

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Division Contact Information

Small Business Office of Advocacy

Department of Commerce

Phone 334.242.0485

Fax 334.242.0415

Eddie Postell


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