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The Winthrop Region office for the SC SBDC is hosted by Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC


Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center serves the areas of Rock Hill, Florence and Myrtle Beach, SC, providing a variety of services  for smalll business owners and  those who want to start a business

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Winthrop Region SBDC .... your local Rock Hill office of the

SC Small Business Development Centers

We Offer Business Consultation Services for Businesses: Big, Small, New, Generations Old, or still in the idea stage. 

  General Information



See what business building assistance from the SBDC has done for some of our larger small businesses across the state ... view the SBDC video here


  To help with your planning:

Create your financial model (video) - courtesy Alaska SBDC

LISTEN to a consultant explain what we do here at the SBDC to help existing businesses with marketing assistance


Services we provide for all business types

Small Business News Blog



General Business Links and Start-Up Information

About your business needs

Small Business Success Stories

Who we Serve & Where to Find Us


About the SBDC


Contact the Winthrop Small Business Development Center for free assistance with your business ideas

Winthrop Region SBDC offices:

The Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center offers free one-on-one counsultations to assist current business owners as they grow, as well as helping aspiring entrepreneurs develop business plans get their ventures open for business.  Whether just starting out or looking for advice on expansion possibilities, we invite you to participate in the business workshops we offer to benefit start-ups, business owners, CEOs and the companies they run. 

We have workshops on starting a business, complying with taxes and legal requirements, franchising, marketing, or we can help you get an online presence on a shoestring budget.  Browse our site now to find many answers about opening or operating a small business.

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Ask any of our clients and they’ll tell you that the SBDC offers the best business assistance you can get ..... and with the exception of some workshops they may have attended, it didn’t cost them a dime!  FREE consultations and services for your business are paid for through our partnerships with the Small Business Administration, the State of South Carolina, and Winthrop University’s College of Business.  Photos above show some of the many small businesses that have used our SBDC services to help their businesses grow.  We serve all businesses, from tiny home-based companies to service and manufacturing facilities ... we’re here to help with services and share resources with all who ask.

Our Partners:

Small Business Administration

SC Governor’s Office of Small & Minority Business Assistant

SC Department of Commerce

SC Manufacturing Extension Partnership



The Winthrop Region of the SC SBDC is located in Rock Hill, and oversees three area offices in Rock Hill, Florence (serving the PeeDee area), and Conway (serving the greater Myrtle Beach, SC area.)  The Winthrop SBDC is operated with assistance from the SBA, the State of South Carolina, Winthrop University, Florence-Darlington Technical College, and Coastal Carolina University.


Call for an appointment today at (803) 323-2283. 


Don’t let your business get the best of you!  Call NOW!



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Rock Hill, SC Area - Regional office:

Business Hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm Mon-Fri

Contact Us

Meet Our Rock Hill Staff

Map to Rock Hill SBDC


Kinds of workshops Offered

Workshop Dates & Sign-Up

Business Information, Licensing, etc for this area

Small Business News Blog

Lending Institutions in our service are of York, Chester, Lancaster, Cherokee and Union County

Florence, SC Area Office:


Meet the staff and Contact Florence Area SBDC


Location:  Florence-Darlington Technical College, 2715 W Lucas St., Florence, SC


Florence Area Workshop Dates


Lending Institutions in the greater PeeDee area

Myrtle Beach Area, SC Office:


Contact Myrtle Beach Area SBDC


Location:  Coastal Carolina University

Atlantic Center (Procurement Building)              642 Century Circle, Rooms 103 and 104

Conway, South Carolina 29526


Myrtle Beach Area Workshop Dates

Member of


Chester Chamber of Commerce

The Association of Small Business Development Centers provides SBDC consultants all over the country with training and resources to allow us to help you

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