Area Served

The Regional Center for the SBDC program serves the seven counties of Northeast Minnesota: Aitkin, Cook, Carlton, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis. There are Northeast Minnesota SBDC offices in Duluth, Grand Marais, Grand Rapids, International Falls and Virginia, as well as a business consultant in Hibbing/Chisholm. Consultants are available to work with anyone located in the 7-county area.

Map of NE MN SBDC Office Locations


Serving Carlton County, southern Lake County, and St. Louis County

Small Business Development Center
Duluth Technology Village
11 East Superior Street, Suite 210
Duluth, MN 55802
Driving directions and parking suggestions

SBDC Business Consultants:


Serving St. Louis County (no physical office location)

SBDC Business Consultant:

Grand Rapids

Serving Aitkin County, Itasca County and St. Louis County

Itasca Economic Development Corporation
Small Business Development Center
12 Northwest 3rd Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

SBDC Business Consultant:

Serving Cook County and northern Lake County

Grand Marais

Cook County / Grand Marais Economic Development Authority
Small Business Development Center
300 West Third Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604

SBDC Business Consultant:

International Falls

Serving Koochiching County

Koochiching Economic Development Authority (KEDA)
Small Business Development Center
405 3rd Street | P.O. Box 138
International Falls, MN 56649

SBDC Business Consultant:

Quad Cities/Virginia

Serving St. Louis County

Mesabi Range Community and Technical College
Small Business Development Center
1001 West Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

SBDC Business Consultant: