Lehigh University
Small Business Development Center
Helping Businesses Start, Grow, and Prosper

Upcoming Programs


Based on 25 years of working with small businesses, the Small Business Development Center recognizes the need for solid, cost-effective information that is easily accessible to our local business community.

We partner with local experts who donate their time to speak to our groups.

Take advantage of this wealth of knowledge for a nominal fee!

Upcoming Events:

Develop your Business Plan! (8/19)

Lehigh University SBDC's Business Plan Workshop

In this workshop, attendees will outline their business plan using the Lehigh University SBDC’s Business Plan Workbook.

Bring a pen/pencil and expect to write!

This workshop is designed to get your plan on paper, and to understand what lenders are looking for.

Those who have already started a business plan can benefit from advice, tips, and a discussion of common mistakes.

When: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Session: from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Room 91 (Lower Level of Building), Lehigh University Rauch Business Center, 621 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Price: $20 per person (Includes the Lehigh SBDC Business Planning Workbook and other resources)
Contact: To find out more information for this seminar, you may also visit www.lehigh.edu/sbdc, email insbdc@lehigh.edu, or call 610-758-3980 to register


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Registration: To register for this seminar or any SBDC seminar please visit the SBDC registration website at http://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/Welcome.action?Home=1 or call the SBDC at 610-758-3980. Driving directions may be found here.

Our Address: Small Business Development Center
Lehigh University
416 E. 5th St, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: (610) 758-3980
Fax: (610) 758-5205

Funding, support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and through support from Lehigh University. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling (610) 758-3980. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author (s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

More information on Upcoming Events:

For a list of upcoming events follow the link to access our eCenter portal. You need an email account to register online.

If you do not have an email account for the online registration please call us at 610-758-3980.

Advanced registration is required to attend, for the listed seminar fee.

Parking Information:

Where to park: Parking is available at the Zoellner Center Parking Garage (498 E. Packer Ave.) for $4, or using the metered spaces along Packer Ave. 

Parking meters are monitored until 6 PM.

For seminars at Goodman Drive, free parking is available.


Unless otherwise noted, registration for seminars will be held hour prior to the seminar starting time. In the event of inclement weather, please call 610-758-3980 for cancellation information.


Payment can be made in advance or at the seminar. Prepayment options are: check, Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Non-registered "walk-ins" will have a $10 surcharge added to the seminar fee.

*Reservation implies request to attend, and all no shows will be billed. There is a 48 hour cancellation required for refund.

"Included with your registration fee is a one-year subscription (12 issues) to Inc. magazine, valued at $10. To activate your subscription or to receive a refund from Inc. Magazine for the value of the subscription, please see the class moderator on the day of the class for full details."

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