Business Assistance Network


Small Business Administration

The SBA provides financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses.

Small Business & Technology Development Center

The SBTDC at Missouri State University provides small businesses with analysis, consultation, and training, and to help them become a thriving business.

Service Corps of Retired Executives

SCORE is dedicated to aiding in the formation, growth and success of small business through volunteer counselors.

Edward Jones Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The EJC at Drury University strives to educate, train and fund entrepreneurial initiatives through academic programming, entrepreneurial symposiums, unique outreach activities, mentoring and angel funding.

  • 417-873-6357

Missouri Business Resource Library

The resource library serves as a centralized point of information and state resources for doing business in Missouri.

Management Development Institute

MDI is a resource for professional and management training through broad-based training opportunities, programs & services.

Ozarks Technical Community College
Center for Workforce Development

OTC provides performance improvement consultation and training customized to the specific needs of business and industry.

Drury University - Breech Center

Drury business programs are dedicated to the development of leaders and decision-makers.

Missouri Career Center

The MO Career Center provides services related to employment, training, job and workforce development for all Missourians.

University of Missouri Extension

The Extension Office allows access to the services and resources of the University of Missouri & Lincoln University close to home.

  • 417-862-9284

The Library Center - Business Resources

The Business Resource Center offers assistance and a large references collection to aid area businesses.

  • 417-874-8110

Missouri Enterprise

Missouri Enterprise is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to building and improving Missouri businesses.

  • 417-823-9662    

Institute of Procurement Assistance

Heartland Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Heartland PTAC works with business who may be interested in bidding on government contracts.



Starting a Business in Springfield Guide »

Learn about starting a business from the members of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council.

Starting a Business in Missouri Guide »

A reference guide on the basic requirements to start and operate a business in Missouri.

Missouri Business Portal »

This is your single point of entry for business registration, filings, licenses, and permits for doing business in the State of Missouri.

Springfield Directory »

Search local businesses and find the products and services you need from Chamber members.

Customized Demographics »

Business Decision is an analysis tool available free of charge from the Springfield-Greene County Library.

Contact Information

Ryan Mooney, CEcD
Toll Free: 800-879-7504
Phone: 417-862-5567

Springfield Business Development Corporation

202 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy
Springfield, Missouri 65806