Small Business Center

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life and drive economic growth.

Tulsa Global Entrepreneurship Week is Oklahoma’s largest annual entrepreneurial celebration. 

This year’s schedule of events and awards are ideal opportunities to connect with people and resources that can support your start up.

Check out the events designed to educate and inspire you towards the next step at


EMV Technology: Is Your Business Ready?

Is your business ready for the shift in liability that comes with the new EMV chip credit card technology?  If not, your business will be responsible for certain types of fraud.  Planning an EMV migration strategy should be a top priority for any small business who accepts credit card payments. 

Get the facts about the new technology from industry experts, and get the information you need to protect your business, at this workshop.  Speakers include:  Paul Mabardy, Merchant Services of Oklahoma, Inc. and David H. White, The Credit Card Guy. 

Creative Competitive Intelligence

When you need to know about your competitors, our resources will take you beyond the Internet. 

Library databases such as Reference USA and MDDI can be used creatively for competitive intelligence such as…


Companies by type of industry

Business Legal Structures Workshop


What is the best legal structure for your business?
Sole Proprietor? Partnership? LLC? “S” Corp? “C” Corp?

Join SBA, OkSBDC, SCORE and REI – WBC along with other distinguished speakers to discuss different business legal structures and how they may impact your business.


Wednesday, September 2nd, 1 – 4 p.m.

Sun Building, 10th Floor

907 S Detroit Ave


There is no cost to attend!

Get the latest business news at home!

Looking for the latest business news?  Check out these online resources available 24/7 with your library card.


Tulsa World  

Use this online source to locate full text Tulsa World articles from 1989 to the present, exclusive of paid advertisements.


The Oklahoman