America’s SBDC Iowa team of small business experts will be visiting different communities around Iowa

AMES, Iowa – America’s SBDC Iowa is excited to announce their new initiative; #IASBDCMobile. A team of experts in marketing, accounting and operations will be traveling to different communities around Iowa and offering resources regarding e-commerce, QuickBooks, shipping and business operations.

Their first stops will be as follows:

  • September 14 | Manning, Iowa | Warren Timmerman Shelter House
  • September 15 | Nevada, Iowa | Gatherings

Each day will start with a chance for business owners to speak with small business experts in person from 8AM to 11AM and have their questions answered. America’s SBDC Iowa is also excited to help promote and educate businesses on the e-commerce platform; Shop Iowa. They will be offering afternoon appointments to walk businesses through setting up their online shop on, stage products and answer general questions. If interested in setting up an appointment please reach Marketing Manager, Brianna Hall at

“We are extremely excited to get out there in these communities and talk with businesses directly about ways we can help them. We are also ready to keep promoting the online platform, Shop Iowa, and get businesses registered on the site so that they can start generating more revenue immediately,” says State Director, Lisa Shimkat.

To stay informed on locations that the #IASBDCMobile team will be visiting, make sure to follow @IowaSBDC on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, America’s SBDC Iowa has 15 regional assistance centers located strategically across the state. Since program inception in 1981, the SBDC has helped Iowa businesses and entrepreneurs through no fee, confidential, customized, professional business counseling and practical, affordable training workshops.

For more information on America’s SBDC Iowa programs or services, call (515) 294-2030 or visit,, or

Brianna Hall, America’s SBDC Iowa, 515-294-2030,
Lisa Shimkat, America’s SBDC Iowa, 515-294-2030,