Contact Us    

    Center for Business, 
    Entrepreneurship & Tourism
Meier Hall 331 
    1200 University Street
    Unit 9007
    Spearfish, SD 57799-9007

    Phone: 605-642-6398
    Fax: 605-642-6273

The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) is the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. Each year, itprovides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies. An elected, voting board of directors representing the world's leading incubators governs the association. 


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Services that CBET provides...

The Center can be your one call for all questions regarding your business needs. We are a hub of resources, services and information available through the College of Business & Natural Sciences and can help you make the right connection. 605-642-6398

CBET is the gateway to business and tourism research projects for your organization or business, private or public.  We enlist the talents of our faculty and/or graduate students with the best fit of expertise to deliver reliable research.

Research Services

  • Marketing Research
  • Market Surveys
  • Market Potential Forecasts
  • Economic Impact Studies
  • SWOT Analysis-Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats plus an Action Plan 

Business Services

  • Business Plan Assistance
  • Market Analysis
  • Marketing Strategy Development
  • Analysis of Growth Feasibility
  • Inventory Management and Planning Consultation
  • Host business seminars or training events for your company
  • HR Search and Screening, Interviewing and Hiring Recommendations
  • Referrals and introduction to your sources for:
    • Financing Options
    • Website design & development
    • Logo and advertising development
    • Finding a business mentor
    • Attorneys or Accountants