Economic Development and Asset Management

Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center

The City of Upland's Resource for Small Businesses. The City of Upland has partnered with the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to offer no-cost consulting services in Upland! 

  • Free one-on-one small business consulting services
  • Small business management training opportunities
  • Access to local resource providers

To schedule an appointment, please contact the SBDC at (909) 983-5005. For more information, please visit the SBDC's website


Small Business Webinar Schedule - Specialty Topics

Small Business Development Center (SBDC), during this COVID-19 Pandemic, will be meeting with clients via conference calls and online Zoom meetings. Please see the Small Business Webinar Schedule flyer below and register for the SBDC webinars at the following link: If you have any questions, please call Mary at the SBDC at (909) 983-5005. These webinars are brought to you at no cost.

Small Business Webinar Schedule - May 2021:

PPP Forgiveness - May 11 at 3:00 p.m.

Reach Your Customer Online with Google (Spanish) - May 12 at 11:00 a.m.

Confidence While Speaking with Others - May 12 at 3:00 p.m.

Incorporating your Small Business - May 13 at 10:00 a.m.

Meet the Prime - McCarthy Building Companies - May 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Customer Service Made Easy (Spanish) - May 18 at 3:00 p.m.

Employee Training and Development - May 19 at 10:00 a.m.

Retail Experience Design - May 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Loans for Your Small Business - May 20 at 10:00 a.m.

Connect with Customers and Manage your Business Remotely - May 25 at 9:00 a.m.

Content Marketing - May 26 at 3:00 p.m.

Meet the Prime - Bernards - May 27 at 6:00 p.m.

For more information about the Inland Empire SBDC, its services, training programs, and other resources, please visit the Small Business Development Center

Search Engine Optimization Webinar Series

Online searches are one of the main ways that potential clients find your business, especially during a global pandemic. Do you need helpimproveing your ranking on websites like Google? Join us for this 4-week Search Engine Optimization (SEO) series to learn how!

Thursdays, May 6- 27 at 2 p.m.

May 6, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. - Why Your Business Needs SEO

May 13, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. - Technical SEO

May 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. - On-Page SEO

May 27, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. - Off-Page SEO

Register Now. To register, please click here. If you have any questions, you can call (951) 781-2345 or visit

Please see the attached flyer with the Webinar information.

Introduction to QuickBooks Online Webinar Series

Join us for a three part webinar series that is designed for new and prospective QuickBooks Online (QBO) users who have questions about key processes and software functions. We will cover the key features of the accounting software and how to implement them into your overall accounting system.

Class 1 - May 10 at 2:00 p.m.

Class 2 - May 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Class 3 - May 24 at 2:00 p.m.

Register today! To register, please click here. If you have any questions, you can call Mary at (909) 983-5005. 

Please see the attached webinar flyer.

Digital Marketing Series (Spanish)

4-week series that will discuss: Digital Marketing Key Components; Goal Setting and Key Metrics; Developing a Sustainable Digital Marketing Strategy; and tips on optimizing your strategy, reviewing your analytics, and increasing conversions.

Fridays, May 7 - 28 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


  • Digital Marketing Key Components 
  • Goal Setting and Key Metrics
  • Developing a Sustainable Digital Marketing Strategy 
  • Does your Digital Marketing Strategy Work?  

To register, please click here. If you have any questions, please call (951) 781-2345 or you may visit

Please see the attached webinar flyer. 




Ask SBDC, Every Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. - Through June 2021, our Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network will be hosting COVID-19 Webinars, every Wednesday, designed to address funding information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Webinars will begin at 3:00 p.m., will be 30-40 minutes, every Wednesday, and will host a brief Q&A after. Registration is required and is limited. Interested businesses can register by clicking here.


COVID-19 Business Resources

For COVID-19 business resources, a resource guide, SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, and how SBDC can help your business, please click here: 

Please find attached a link to some video content that has been created by the SBDC to help with the injury disaster loan requests. Please click here


Small Business Administration (SBA) 

Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Funding Options. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering funding options to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Click here for SBA Disaster Assistance to CA Small Businesses Economically Impacted by COVID-19 

For additional information, please contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or e-mail


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers and themselves healthy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, as well as Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond.


460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.